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International Students: Primary Source of Funding

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2005/06 - 2006/07

Primary Source of Funding 2005/06 International Students 2005/06 % of Total 2006/07 International Students 2006/07 % of Total % Change
Personal and Family Funds 358,318 63.4 358,281 61.5 0.0
U.S. College or University 146,211 25.9 152,017 26.1 4.0
Home Government/University 14,476 2.6 18,704 3.2 29.2
U.S. Government 2,501 0.4 3,450 0.6 37.9
U.S. Private Sponsor 8,367 1.5 8,003 1.4 -4.4
Foreign Private Sponsor 8,661 1.5 6,682 1.1 -22.9
International Organization 1,326 0.2 1,685 0.3 27.1
Current Employment 21,745 3.9 29,262 5.0 34.6
Other Sources 3,161 0.6 4,901 0.8 55.0
Total 564,766 100.0 582,984 100.0 3.23

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2007). "Primary Source of Funding of International Students, 2005/06-2006/07." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors