India has become the second leading country for students studying in the US, according to the Open Doors 2023 report. The number of Indian students in the US reached an all-time high of 268,923 in 2022-23, a 35% increase from the previous year. China remained the top-sending country, but with a negative growth rate. Overall, the US hosted over one million international students during the academic year, a 12% increase from the previous year. The increase in Indian students was driven by a significant rise in graduate student numbers.