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International Students: Primary Source of Funding

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2002/03 - 2003/04

Primary Source of Funds 2002/03 International Students 2002/03 % of Total 2003/04 International Students 2003/04 % of Total % Change
Personal & Family 385,889 65.8 385,543 67.3 -0.1
U.S. College or University 124,298 21.2 134,015 23.4 7.8
Home Government/University 16,273 2.8 13,699 2.4 -15.8
U.S. Private Sponsor 14,366 2.5 12,326 2.2 -14.2
Foreign Private Sponsor 19,561 3.3 11,888 2.1 -39.2
Current Employment 11,119 1.9 10,111 1.8 -9.1
U.S. Government 3,085 0.5 2,921 0.5 -5.3
International Organization 1,693 0.3 1,964 0.3 16.0
Other Sources 10,038 1.7 42 0.0 -99.6
Total 586,323 100.0 572,509 100.0 -2.4

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2004). "Primary Source of Funding for International Students, 2002/03-2003/04." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors