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2013/14

FIELDS OF STUDY FOR SELECTED PLACES OF ORIGIN, 2013/14
   
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (%)
All Other Fields (%)
Place of Origin TOTAL STUDENTS STEM* Engineering Health Professions Math/ Comp. Sci.** Physical/ Life Sci. Business/ Mgmt. Education Fine/ Applied Arts Humanities Intensive English Social Sci. Other Undeclared
Brazil 13,286 22.0 10.5 2.4 2.9 6.2 21.1 1.6 7.3 3.1 14.4 7.7 16.9 5.8
Canada 28,304 35.6 8.2 15.0 3.2 9.2 14.7 6.5 8.5 3.9 0.1 12.4 14.8 3.6
China 274,439 41.6 19.8 1.4 11.5 8.9 28.0 1.7 5.3 0.9 2.8 8.1 8.6 3.0
Colombia 7,083 30.9 14.0 2.6 3.5 10.7 20.4 2.2 8.1 4.7 6.9 9.7 13.2 3.8
France 8,302 25.6 13.9 1.1 4.2 6.3 26.1 0.8 5.2 6.4 1.5 8.7 20.4 5.4
Germany 10,160 20.4 7.8 1.7 3.3 7.5 29.4 1.8 4.1 6.6 0.6 12.2 16.3 8.5
Hong Kong 8,104 22.7 7.4 2.4 6.6 6.2 24.8 1.6 10.2 2.7 1.9 16.4 14.6 5.2
India 102,673 78.6 38.0 4.7 26.0 10.0 11.7 0.5 1.4 0.5 0.2 2.7 3.4 1.1
Indonesia 7,920 31.8 16.8 2.1 5.4 7.5 29.5 2.4 8.9 1.4 1.0 8.6 11.7 4.7
Iran 10,194 79.6 56.0 2.3 10.3 11.1 4.6 0.9 5.2 0.9 0.8 3.7 3.7 0.5
Japan 19,334 14.4 4.3 2.9 2.4 4.8 18.8 2.8 7.7 4.5 15.2 10.3 20.9 5.4
Kuwait 7,288 44.9 39.4 2.3 1.5 1.8 13.6 1.2 2.6 0.6 28.2 2.4 4.6 1.9
Malaysia 6,822 49.8 28.5 2.5 6.5 12.2 19.3 2.1 4.6 1.4 0.1 9.7 10.4 2.6
Mexico 14,779 31.5 17.3 3.0 3.9 7.4 21.3 2.8 8.4 3.7 2.8 9.5 14.7 5.4
Nepal 8,155 65.5 20.0 8.5 13.9 23.1 15.9 0.7 1.1 0.8 0.1 5.2 7.6 3.0
Nigeria 7,921 56.8 23.9 12.7 7.5 12.7 14.2 1.8 2.1 1.9 0.4 6.8 11.3 4.6
Saudi Arabia 53,919 41.2 23.3 5.8 8.1 4.2 16.7 3.2 1.9 1.1 24.0 2.4 6.7 2.9
South Korea 68,047 29.7 12.7 4.3 5.3 7.4 17.0 3.1 12.8 4.5 3.7 11.9 13.4 3.9
Spain 5,350 27.7 16.4 2.6 3.9 4.8 24.2 1.7 6.9 10.2 2.5 7.0 15.4 4.5
Taiwan 21,266 39.3 17.1 4.4 6.8 10.9 21.0 3.3 12.5 2.2 4.2 6.4 9.2 2.1
Thailand 7,341 38.9 16.7 4.1 7.9 10.2 21.9 2.2 8.8 1.1 4.8 6.1 12.8 3.5
Turkey 10,821 46.1 26.5 0.8 9.9 8.9 15.3 4.2 5.8 2.4 3.1 12.2 9.0 1.8
United Kingdom 10,191 19.5 5.3 3.5 3.3 7.4 17.3 4.0 7.0 7.1 0.1 15.6 21.8 7.6
Venezuela 7,022 28.0 15.7 3.3 4.1 4.8 28.1 1.6 6.6 1.5 11.0 6.4 11.8 5.2
Vietnam 16,579 30.2 10.2 4.3 8.1 7.6 37.5 0.9 3.0 1.2 4.1 5.1 9.2 8.8

*Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math Fields

**Math/Computer Science

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2014). "Fields of Study of Students from Selected Places of Origin, 2013/14." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors