Published April 10, 2014 | April 2014 issue
Students choose to study abroad for many reasons. Yizhou Ben Ma is from China and Bach Nguyen is from Vietnam. Both are undergraduates at the University of Minnesota. They cite academic programs, cultural benefits, and future job prospects as factors for enrolling at the state's flagship university.
Yizhou Ben Ma, from Xi'an, China, studies food science at the University of Minnesota
Bach Nguyen, from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, studies finance and French at the University of Minnesota
International students flock to Ninth District universities