Over 800,000 students, including 894 Belgians, registered to follow courses at an American university or college. The most popular destinations among Belgian students are New York, Harvard (photo), Stanford, Columbia and Chicago. Most foreign students in the U.S. are from China (29 percent) and India (12 percent), with "Business and Management" being the most popular course.
On the other hand, the number of American students in Belgium was more or less status-quo at 1,300 in the past academic year. Most American students choose the U.K., followed by Italy, Spain and France. They most often opt for social studies.