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The US international Student visas (F-1) recorded a whooping 35% denials in 2022. The United States 🇺🇸 is the preeminent country for international students seeking higher education by a stretch.
There can be multiple reasons for student visa rejections such as – incomplete application, application delays, insufficient funds, unpersuasive personal interviews, etc.
The Cato Institute reported that in 2021 and 2022, Student visas have been denied at a double rate than other non-immigrant visa applications such as Buiness/ Tourist, Domestic Employee, Exchange Visitor, Journalist and Media, Religious Worker, Transit/ Ship Crew, and Work visa.
The US is a very popular destination with international students for various reasons such as – rich cultural diversity, prestigious universities and colleges, highly endowed (resources) institutions from individuals and the private sector, job or work opportunities on and off campus, great career prospects, cutting-edge facilities, etc.