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2002/03

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS BY ACADEMIC LEVEL AND PLACE OF ORIGIN, 2002/03
Place of Origin Undergraduate % Undergraduate Graduate % Graduate Other % Other Total
AFRICA 26,744 66.5 12,030 29.9 1,413 3.5 40,193
Africa, Unspecified 0 0.0 1 100.0 0 0.0 1
East Africa 11,461 71.6 4,124 25.8 410 2.6 15,996
Burundi 53 80.8 6 9.6 6 9.6 66
Comoros 23 75.0 5 16.7 3 8.3 31
Djibouti 4 75.0 1 25.0 0 0.0 5
Eritrea 42 29.7 95 67.6 4 2.7 141
Ethiopia 711 63.6 385 34.4 23 2.1 1,119
Kenya 5,729 72.9 1,940 24.7 194 2.5 7,862
Madagascar 50 41.9 63 52.7 6 5.4 119
Malawi 250 63.8 135 34.5 6 1.6 391
Mauritius 153 67.0 69 30.2 6 2.8 228
Mozambique 66 61.2 38 35.3 4 3.5 108
Reunion 0 0.0 3 66.7 1 33.3 4
Rwanda 79 53.0 66 44.4 4 2.6 149
Seychelles 14 73.3 4 20.0 1 6.7 19
Somalia 70 80.9 15 17.6 1 1.5 87
Tanzania 1,416 77.7 358 19.7 48 2.7 1,822
Uganda 442 57.0 315 40.6 19 2.5 776
Zambia 678 76.9 180 20.4 24 2.7 882
Zimbabwe 1,680 76.9 446 20.4 60 2.7 2,186
East Africa, Unspecified 1 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1
Central Africa 1,746 73.6 507 21.4 119 5.0 2,371
Angola 334 77.3 61 14.2 37 8.6 432
Cameroon 821 70.1 312 26.7 38 3.3 1,171
Central African Republic 13 55.6 10 44.4 0 0.0 23
Chad 74 81.7 14 15.5 3 2.8 90
Congo 3 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3
Equatorial Guinea 79 83.8 5 5.4 10 10.8 94
Gabon 94 75.5 23 18.4 8 6.1 125
São Tomé & Príncipe 1 33.3 3 66.7 0 0.0 4
Zaire/Congo 327 76.3 79 18.4 23 5.3 429
North Africa 2,419 46.4 2,531 48.5 267 5.1 5,218
Algeria 92 51.8 75 42.4 10 5.8 177
Egypt 605 28.1 1,453 67.4 97 4.5 2,155
Libya 19 57.7 11 34.6 3 7.7 33
Morocco 1,296 63.7 628 30.9 110 5.4 2,034
Sudan 200 46.4 209 48.5 22 5.0 431
Tunisia 206 54.2 149 39.1 25 6.7 381
Western Sahara 1 33.3 3 66.7 0 0.0 4
North Africa, Unspecified 0 0.0 3 100.0 0 0.0 3
Southern Africa 1,857 61.6 1,033 34.2 125 4.1 3,017
Botswana 448 65.2 219 31.9 20 3.0 688
Lesotho 23 60.0 14 36.7 1 3.3 38
Namibia 79 71.3 31 27.6 1 1.1 111
South Africa 1,242 59.3 749 35.8 103 4.9 2,095
Swaziland 64 75.8 20 24.2 0 0.0 84
Southern Africa, Unspecified 1 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1
West Africa 9,261 68.1 3,834 28.2 492 3.6 13,590
Benin 88 51.5 71 41.8 11 6.7 171
Burkina Faso 99 61.4 52 32.3 10 6.3 162
Cape Verde 54 67.7 25 32.3 0 0.0 79
Côte d’Ivoire 458 67.9 178 26.4 38 5.7 675
Gambia 418 90.1 42 9.1 4 0.8 464
Ghana 1,773 58.5 1,169 38.5 90 3.0 3,032
Guinea 169 67.7 41 16.4 40 15.9 249
Guinea-Bissau 10 80.0 3 20.0 0 0.0 13
Liberia 415 78.2 103 19.4 13 2.4 531
Mali 373 73.6 93 18.3 41 8.0 507
Mauritania 55 63.2 15 17.6 17 19.1 87
Niger 113 64.0 51 28.8 13 7.2 177
Nigeria 4,043 69.5 1,622 27.9 150 2.6 5,816
Senegal 566 73.1 170 21.9 38 4.9 774
Sierra Leone 211 62.2 121 35.6 8 2.2 340
Togo 401 80.6 78 15.6 19 3.8 498
West Africa, Unspecified 15 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 15
ASIA 126,984 38.2 183,862 55.3 21,449 6.5 332,298
East Asia 79,734 39.9 103,704 51.9 16,227 8.1 199,666
China 9,484 14.6 52,235 80.7 3,038 4.7 64,757
Hong Kong 6,214 76.9 1,490 18.4 372 4.6 8,076
Japan 31,489 68.5 9,516 20.7 4,955 10.8 45,960
Korea, Dem. People's Rep. 135 63.5 70 32.9 8 3.6 213
Korea, Republic of 21,774 42.3 24,616 47.8 5,128 10.0 51,519
Macao 309 80.1 56 14.6 20 5.3 385
Mongolia 395 53.4 242 32.8 102 13.8 739
Taiwan 9,934 35.5 15,479 55.2 2,604 9.3 28,017
South & Central Asia 25,417 27.1 65,176 69.5 3,174 3.4 93,767
Afghanistan 84 82.5 14 13.8 4 3.8 102
Bangladesh 1,909 53.1 1,551 43.1 136 3.8 3,596
Bhutan 40 58.5 27 39.6 1 1.9 68
India 13,813 18.5 58,322 78.2 2,467 3.3 74,603
Kazakhstan 277 49.8 235 42.2 45 8.0 556
Kyrgyzstan 110 50.6 97 44.7 10 4.7 217
Nepal 2,665 71.5 956 25.6 108 2.9 3,729
Pakistan 4,997 61.5 2,810 34.6 316 3.9 8,123
Republic of Maldives 15 66.7 8 33.3 0 0.0 23
Sri Lanka 1,132 54.0 907 43.3 55 2.6 2,094
Tajikistan 125 74.8 33 19.8 9 5.3 167
Turkmenistan 55 53.8 38 37.5 9 8.8 102
Uzbekistan 194 50.2 178 46.2 14 3.6 386
S. & Cent. Asia, Unspecified 1 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1
Southeast Asia 21,833 56.2 14,982 38.5 2,048 5.3 38,865
Brunei 10 61.5 5 30.8 1 7.7 17
Cambodia 227 69.0 78 23.6 24 7.4 329
East Timor 1 33.3 3 66.7 0 0.0 4
Indonesia 7,436 71.3 2,519 24.2 477 4.6 10,432
Laos 80 74.1 22 20.0 6 5.9 108
Malaysia 4,464 67.7 1,833 27.8 298 4.5 6,595
Myanmar 670 77.0 177 20.4 23 2.6 870
Philippines 2,049 57.3 1,360 38.0 167 4.7 3,576
Singapore 2,407 57.5 1,612 38.5 169 4.0 4,189
Thailand 2,551 25.6 6,706 67.2 725 7.3 9,982
Vietnam 1,924 70.7 649 23.8 149 5.5 2,722
South East Asia, Unspecified 14 34.4 18 43.8 9 21.9 41
MIDDLE EAST 16,825 48.3 15,853 45.6 2,125 6.1 34,803
Bahrain 347 76.8 88 19.5 17 3.7 451
Cyprus 1,151 62.8 613 33.4 70 3.8 1,834
Iran 791 35.0 1,363 60.4 103 4.6 2,258
Iraq 67 53.0 57 45.0 3 2.0 127
Israel 1,578 44.8 1,697 48.2 246 7.0 3,521
Jordan 897 41.3 1,187 54.6 89 4.1 2,173
Kuwait 1,692 76.5 419 19.0 101 4.6 2,212
Lebanon 1,253 53.0 984 41.6 127 5.4 2,364
Oman 376 69.6 145 26.9 19 3.5 540
Palestinian Authority 153 53.3 129 44.9 5 1.8 287
Qatar 351 79.5 61 13.9 29 6.6 441
Saudi Arabia 2,355 56.4 1,481 35.5 339 8.1 4,175
Syria 317 49.4 269 41.9 56 8.7 642
Turkey 3,803 32.8 7,003 60.4 795 6.9 11,601
United Arab Emirates 1,439 80.3 246 13.7 107 6.0 1,792
Yemen 247 66.0 108 28.9 19 5.1 375
Middle East, Unspecified 8 75.0 3 25.0 0 0.0 10
EUROPE 38,530 49.4 33,320 42.7 6,149 7.9 78,001
Eastern Europe 14,994 51.4 12,763 43.8 1,410 4.8 29,167
Albania 803 72.6 278 25.1 25 2.3 1,106
Armenia 147 37.6 231 59.2 13 3.3 390
Azerbaijan 93 33.6 168 60.8 15 5.5 277
Belarus 221 52.9 167 40.1 29 7.0 417
Bosnia & Herzegovina 381 72.2 124 23.4 23 4.3 528
Bulgaria 2,284 61.3 1,278 34.3 163 4.4 3,725
Croatia 404 54.9 302 41.1 29 4.0 735
Czech Republic 709 60.0 414 35.1 57 4.9 1,180
Estonia 214 71.8 80 26.9 4 1.3 298
Georgia 153 40.5 201 53.4 23 6.1 377
Hungary 646 53.8 492 41.0 62 5.2 1,200
Latvia 285 63.8 141 31.6 20 4.6 447
Lithuania 425 65.7 196 30.3 25 3.9 647
Macedonia 176 57.7 120 39.3 9 2.9 305
Moldova 144 53.8 111 41.4 13 4.8 268
Poland 1,820 66.3 742 27.0 182 6.6 2,744
Romania 960 28.2 2,315 67.9 133 3.9 3,407
Russia 2,694 43.2 3,153 50.5 391 6.3 6,238
Slovakia 358 58.7 222 36.3 31 5.0 610
Slovenia 122 51.3 111 46.5 5 2.1 238
Ukraine 839 40.5 1,128 54.5 103 5.0 2,070
Yugoslavia, Former 1,115 56.9 789 40.3 55 2.8 1,959
Eastern Europe, Unspecified 1 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1
Western Europe 23,536 48.2 20,557 42.1 4,739 9.7 48,834
Andorra 6 55.6 5 44.4 0 0.0 11
Austria 549 51.8 392 37.0 118 11.2 1,060
Belgium 353 41.7 401 47.4 93 11.0 847
Denmark 445 49.4 348 38.6 108 12.0 901
Finland 426 57.6 255 34.5 59 7.9 739
France 2,965 41.1 3,376 46.7 882 12.2 7,223
Germany 4,218 45.3 4,091 44.0 993 10.7 9,302
Gibraltar 2 50.0 2 50.0 0 0.0 3
Greece 705 30.1 1,523 65.1 113 4.8 2,341
Iceland 240 44.7 255 47.5 42 7.8 537
Ireland 517 49.0 470 44.6 68 6.4 1,055
Italy 1,037 31.6 1,909 58.1 340 10.4 3,287
Liechtenstein 5 57.1 3 28.6 1 14.3 9
Luxembourg 44 59.6 27 36.8 3 3.5 73
Malta 9 23.3 28 73.3 1 3.3 38
Monaco 10 80.0 3 20.0 0 0.0 13
Netherlands 924 55.3 596 35.7 152 9.1 1,672
Norway 932 59.4 539 34.4 97 6.2 1,568
Portugal 384 43.6 446 50.7 51 5.8 881
San Marino 1 33.3 3 66.7 0 0.0 4
Spain 1,304 35.9 1,942 53.5 387 10.7 3,633
Sweden 2,759 74.4 684 18.5 265 7.1 3,709
Switzerland 785 50.2 557 35.6 220 14.1 1,562
United Kingdom 4,914 59.0 2,667 32.0 744 8.9 8,326
Vatican City 2 40.0 1 20.0 2 40.0 6
Western Europe, Unspecified 0 0.0 34 100.0 0 0.0 34
LATIN AMERICA 42,396 61.5 22,541 32.7 4,016 5.8 68,950
Caribbean 11,441 76.8 3,138 21.1 319 2.1 14,895
Anguilla 40 86.1 6 13.9 0 0.0 46
Antigua 176 81.7 34 16.0 5 2.4 215
Aruba 46 83.7 8 14.0 1 2.3 55
Bahamas 1,662 82.6 313 15.6 37 1.8 2,012
Barbados 403 68.3 164 27.9 23 3.9 590
British Virgin Islands 93 82.0 20 18.0 0 0.0 113
Cayman Islands 176 86.8 26 12.6 1 0.6 203
Cuba 89 63.1 48 34.2 4 2.7 141
Dominica 241 83.6 41 14.2 6 2.2 288
Dominican Republic 657 66.8 245 24.9 82 8.3 983
Grenada 256 80.7 59 18.5 3 0.8 317
Guadeloupe 5 66.7 3 33.3 0 0.0 8
Haiti 744 81.8 140 15.4 25 2.8 910
Jamaica 3,503 74.2 1,152 24.4 68 1.4 4,723
Martinique 5 80.0 1 20.0 0 0.0 6
Montserrat 8 60.0 5 40.0 0 0.0 13
Netherlands Antilles 259 78.4 51 15.4 20 6.2 330
St. Kitts-Nevis 126 73.3 43 25.2 3 1.5 172
St. Lucia 265 80.0 62 18.8 4 1.2 331
St. Vincent 152 88.1 18 10.4 3 1.5 172
Trinidad & Tobago 2,416 77.3 680 21.8 31 1.0 3,127
Turks & Caicos Islands 44 81.0 8 14.3 3 4.8 54
Windward Islands 0 0.0 1 100.0 0 0.0 1
Caribbean, Unspecified 75 88.1 10 11.9 0 0.0 85
Central America/Mexico 12,063 64.0 5,817 30.8 976 5.2 18,856
Belize 355 72.7 115 23.4 19 3.9 489
Costa Rica 492 51.7 416 43.7 43 4.6 951
El Salvador 766 78.9 172 17.7 33 3.4 971
Guatemala 772 73.9 234 22.4 38 3.7 1,045
Honduras 757 76.8 198 20.1 31 3.1 985
Mexico 7,737 60.4 4,328 33.8 737 5.8 12,801
Nicaragua 351 73.2 102 21.2 27 5.6 480
Panama 833 73.5 252 22.2 48 4.3 1,134
South America 18,892 53.7 13,586 38.6 2,721 7.7 35,199
Argentina 1,401 38.4 1,963 53.9 280 7.7 3,644
Bolivia 685 65.2 316 30.1 50 4.7 1,051
Brazil 4,469 53.3 3,255 38.8 664 7.9 8,388
Chile 549 31.9 1,004 58.3 169 9.8 1,723
Columbia 4,397 56.6 2,784 35.8 590 7.6 7,771
Ecuador 1,617 67.4 628 26.2 153 6.4 2,398
French Guiana 4 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 4
Guyana 385 76.5 108 21.5 10 2.0 503
Paraguay 273 65.2 117 28.0 28 6.7 418
Peru 1,808 53.6 1,337 39.6 231 6.8 3,376
Suriname 65 67.1 31 31.6 1 1.3 97
Uruguay 204 41.3 259 52.5 31 6.2 493
Venezuela 3,035 56.9 1,784 33.5 514 9.6 5,333
NORTH AMERICA 14,419 53.0 11,401 41.9 1,407 5.2 27,227
Bermuda 560 78.4 149 20.9 5 0.7 714
Canada 13,859 52.3 11,252 42.4 1,402 5.3 26,513
OCEANIA 2,949 61.3 1,600 33.3 262 5.4 4,811
Australia 1,585 57.1 1,000 36.0 191 6.9 2,777
Cook Islands 5 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 5
Fed. States of Micronesia 180 91.0 17 8.4 1 0.6 198
Fiji 190 89.8 22 10.2 0 0.0 212
French Polynesia 74 92.1 4 4.8 3 3.2 80
Kiribati 41 86.5 5 10.8 1 2.7 47
Marshall Islands 31 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 31
Nauru 3 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3
New Caledonia 8 85.7 0 0.0 1 14.3 9
New Zealand 484 46.5 498 47.9 59 5.6 1,041
Niue 8 46.2 4 23.1 5 30.8 17
Norfolk Island 1 100.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1
Palau 56 97.8 1 2.2 0 0.0 57
Papua New Guinea 28 75.9 9 24.1 0 0.0 37
Solomon Islands 9 87.5 1 12.5 0 0.0 10
Tonga 129 89.4 15 10.6 0 0.0 144
Tuvalu 3 28.6 6 71.4 0 0.0 9
Vanuatu 7 83.3 1 16.7 0 0.0 8
Western Samoa 107 85.7 17 13.3 1 1.0 125
STATELESS 13 38.5 19 57.7 1 3.8 33
WORLD TOTAL 268,864 45.9 280,630 47.9 36,829 6.3 586,323

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2003). "Leading Institutions by Total International Student Enrollment, 2002/03." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors