Open Doors®, supported by a grant from the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, is a comprehensive information resource on international students and scholars studying or teaching at higher education institutions in the United States, and U.S. students studying abroad for academic credit at their home colleges or universities.


Data from the 2016 Open Doors Report was released on November 14, 2016

Read the 2016 Open Doors Press release (data released November 2016)

Read the 2016 Open Doors Executive Summary

Access Briefing Photos, Audio and other Multimedia

Download the 2016 Open Doors Presentation (9.1 MB, PDF)

Open Doors Contacts

For information on the Open Doors surveys and research methodology and activities:

IIE Research
Tel: +1.212.984.5554
E-mail: iieresearch@iie.org

Media inquiries:

IIE Public Affairs
Sharon Witherell
Director, Public Affairs
Tel: +1.212.984.5380
E-mail: switherell@iie.org

Shana Childs
Media Relations Specialist
Tel: +1 212.984.5360
E-mail: schilds@iie.org

Open Doors® is conducted by the Institute of International Education (IIE) and is supported by a grant from the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State.

Open Doors® is conducted by the Institute of International Education (IIE) and is supported by a grant from the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State.