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2014/15

FIELDS OF STUDY FOR SELECTED PLACES OF ORIGIN, 2014/15
Place of Origin TOTAL STUDENTS   Business/ Management Education Engineering* Fine/ Applied Arts Health Professions* Humanities Intensive English Math/ Computer Science* Physical/ Life Sciences* Social Sciences Other Undeclared
Brazil 23,675   12.1 1.2 16.5 6.4 2.2 2.0 12.5 2.9 8.6 5.0 20.0 10.4
Canada 27,240   15.0 4.9 8.3 7.8 15.7 3.8 0.1 3.2 10.2 12.1 15.5 3.3
China 304,040   26.5 1.7 19.7 5.6 1.4 0.9 2.8 12.4 8.9 7.8 9.3 2.9
Colombia 7,169   20.2 2.4 14.4 7.9 2.2 4.3 6.9 3.6 9.5 10.8 14.2 3.5
France 8,743   26.1 0.8 13.8 5.8 1.5 5.3 1.8 3.8 5.9 8.4 20.8 5.9
Germany 10,193   26.3 2.0 8.0 3.6 1.9 6.2 0.5 3.5 7.5 14.2 19.3 7.0
Hong Kong 8,012   22.4 1.2 8.3 10.2 2.4 2.0 1.6 6.2 7.2 16.1 16.5 5.8
India 132,888   10.7 0.4 37.5 1.4 3.6 0.4 0.2 31.4 7.9 2.4 3.1 0.9
Indonesia 8,188   28.8 2.0 16.7 9.0 3.1 1.4 0.6 5.2 7.2 9.0 12.4 4.6
Iran 11,338   4.6 1.1 54.8 5.0 1.8 1.1 0.4 10.5 12.1 4.0 3.7 0.7
Japan 19,064   19.1 2.4 4.1 6.0 2.3 5.3 15.0 2.7 4.9 10.9 19.4 7.8
Kuwait 9,034   12.8 0.6 44.9 1.8 1.8 0.6 23.4 1.1 3.0 2.9 6.2 0.8
Malaysia 7,231   21.5 1.5 29.1 4.3 3.4 1.1 0.3 5.1 10.6 11.2 9.8 2.0
Mexico 17,052   17.0 2.4 14.5 6.1 2.9 3.0 12.6 3.3 6.5 7.7 19.1 4.8
Nepal 8,158   14.3 0.6 20.1 1.3 6.8 0.8 0.4 18.3 23.3 5.6 6.1 2.4
Nigeria 9,494   14.1 1.7 22.5 2.1 12.9 2.0 0.5 8.7 12.2 7.7 10.9 4.6
Saudi Arabia 59,945   16.5 3.2 23.9 1.9 6.1 1.3 22.5 8.1 4.4 2.9 7.0 2.0
South Korea 63,710   16.7 3.0 13.0 11.9 4.7 4.3 3.0 5.6 7.7 11.9 14.5 3.8
Spain 6,143   23.4 1.9 16.0 6.1 2.9 11.3 1.8 3.3 5.2 7.9 14.7 5.5
Taiwan 20,993   21.2 3.1 16.0 12.6 4.1 1.9 3.8 6.7 11.6 6.5 10.1 2.4
Thailand 7,217   21.3 1.7 16.1 9.5 4.0 1.3 3.3 6.6 10.7 7.3 14.7 3.4
Turkey 10,724   13.6 4.2 25.3 6.1 1.0 2.4 4.3 10.3 8.9 13.8 8.1 2.1
United Kingdom 10,743   17.8 3.6 5.0 6.4 4.0 6.9 0.1 3.0 7.5 16.6 23.6 5.6
Venezuela 7,890   25.9 1.6 17.7 7.1 3.7 1.4 8.5 4.0 5.0 6.8 13.6 4.6
Vietnam 18,722   32.6 1.0 8.9 3.0 4.0 1.4 8.6 8.3 7.2 5.1 10.4 9.5

*Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM) field

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2015). "Fields of Study of Students from Selected Places of Origin, 2014/15." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors