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1993/94 - 2002/03

MAJOR FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION OF INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS, 1993/1994 - 2002/03
PERCENT OF INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS
Major Field of Specialization 1993/94 1994/95 1995/96 1996/97 1997/98 1998/99 1999/00 2000/01 2001/02 2002/03
Health Sciences 27.4 28.6 27.6 27.1 26.9 26.2 23.8 26.9 27.4 25.0
Life & Biological Sciences 13.1 14.1 12.8 15.4 14.4 15.4 16.8 14.7 14.6 17.5
Physical Sciences 14.7 12.8 14.3 13.8 14.5 15.0 14.8 14.7 14.0 14.3
Engineering 11.6 11.9 13.4 11.8 11.7 12.6 11.9 12.6 11.4 11.8
Social Sciences & History 4.6 4.0 4.2 4.6 4.6 4.3 3.9 3.6 4.5 4.1
Agriculture 3.7 3.4 3.5 4.1 4.0 3.4 3.6 3.9 3.4 3.9
Computer & Information Sciences 2.3 2.3 2.7 2.2 2.9 2.5 2.9 2.7 3.3 3.2
Business Management 3.2 2.8 2.9 2.6 2.5 2.3 2.4 2.5 3.1 2.9
Mathematics 2.9 2.5 2.8 2.8 2.9 2.8 2.6 2.5 2.6 2.7
Foreign Languages & Literature 2.2 2.3 2.0 2.3 1.9 2.3 2.8 1.9 2.0 2.5
Other 2.2 3.1 1.5 1.6 2.2 1.5 3.3 2.8 2.4 1.9
Education 1.5 1.8 1.6 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.6
Area & Ethnic Studies 1.7 1.8 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.4 1.4
Letters 1.5 1.4 1.7 1.8 1.6 1.5 1.4 1.3 1.4 1.1
Visual & Performing Arts 1.6 1.2 1.7 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.3 1.2 1.3 1.1
Law & Legal Studies 1.2 1.1 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.0 1.0
Psychology 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.8 1.0 1.0 1.1 1.0 1.0 1.0
Architecture & Environmental Design 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.8 0.7
Philosophy & Religion 1.1 1.1 0.7 0.9 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.9 0.6
Communications 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6
Public Affairs 0.7 0.6 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.5
Home Economics 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.5
Library Sciences 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Marketing 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
TOTAL 59,981 58,074 59,403 62,354 65,494 70,501 74,571 79,651 86,015 84,281

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2003). "Major Field of Specialization of International Scholars, 1993/94-2002/03." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors