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International Students: Primary Source of Funding

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2004/05 - 2005/06

Primary Source of Funds 2004/05 International Students 2004/05 % of Total 2005/06 International Students 2005/06 % of Total % Change
Personal & Family 349,373 61.8 358,318 63.4 2.6
U.S. College or University 138,515 24.5 146,211 25.9 5.6
Home Government/University 15,069 2.7 14,476 2.6 -3.9
U.S. Government 3,361 0.6 2,501 0.4 -25.6
U.S. Private Sponsor 27,094 4.8 8,367 1.5 -69.1
Foreign Private Sponsor 6,796 1.2 8,661 1.5 27.4
International Organization 1,527 0.3 1,326 0.2 -13.2
Current Employment 21,034 3.7 21,745 3.9 3.4
Other Sources 2,270 0.4 3,161 0.6 39.3
Total 565,039 100.0 564,766 100.0 -0.05

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2006). "Primary Source of Funding for International Students, 2004/05-2005/06." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors