International Student 's Impact On International Students Essay

789 Words Aug 31st, 2015 4 Pages
about three US jobs are created and supported in the retail, dining, telecommunication, health insurance, transportation and higher education sector. In the House Speaker’s district in Ohio, 1,528 international students contributed about $56 million to the district’s local economy and made support to 837 jobs. And in Alabama the home state of Senator Jeff Sessions, about $183 million was contributed to the local economy by 7,451 international students who also supported about 2,064 jobs (McDaniel, P. 2014, November 19).
John Conant, the Economic department ISU chair has seen the financial impact that international students have in the school where he teaches. In Indiana State University, 8% of the student’s populations are international students and there are about 1000 of them. Those international students pay full tuition and add about $17 million to the schools budget for operations. Most of the students come with their families and live off campus thereby renting apartments and buying houses. They also shop at the Kroger and Walmart stores. This adds $23 million and about 300 jobs to the Terre Haute community where the university is located. A lot of jobs in the community are viable because of the spending of the international students. (Harrison, L. 2015, March 03). There is no doubt to the fact that international students have been the reason many businesses are not shut down and many other business owners have been inspired on more ways to make money. Yet legislation…

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