Despite challenging economic conditions, recent reports indicate that Brazilian students remain willing to invest in an international education.
In 2015, the Brazilian, Peruvian and Colombian governments will be increasing the number of daily study hours at public schools.
2015 will be the first year in the history of Colombia that Education will exceed Defense in the Government budget.
The Colombian Government announced a new higher education scholarship program for low income students .
Some Latin American countries are experiencing an outstanding growth in their economy, moving millions of people into the middle class.
Peru’s congress has approved the creation of the Superintendece of Higher Education. Colombia, to create one in 2015.
An official delegation of EU Universities will return to Brazil (Sao Paulo) and Colombia (Bogota and Cali) this November to participate in the Euro Pos Brazil and Europosgrados Colombia 2014 fairs.
"We have already granted 83,200 scholarships and will reach the goal of 101,000 by September this year", the president said. This next new phase will offer Brazilian students an additional 100,000 scholarships.
The Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) is reporting that the number of applications from prospective international students to U.S. graduate schools increased a mere 1% in 2013, following a 9% gain in 2012 and an 11% increase in 2011.
Latin American universities are taking steps to attract English-speaking students who may have ignored the region previously, by offering more courses in English and seeking accreditation in the United States.