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International Students: Primary Source of Funding

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2006/07 - 2007/08

Primary Source of Funding 2006/07 International Students 2006/07 % of Total 2007/08 International Students 2007/08 % of Total % Change
Personal and Family Funds 358,281 61.5 388,821 62.3 8.5
U.S. College or University 152,017 26.1 161,633 25.9 6.3
Home Government/University 18,704 3.2 21,085 3.4 12.7
U.S. Government 3,450 0.6 3,282 0.5 -4.9
U.S. Private Sponsor 8,003 1.4 6,013 1.0 -24.9
Foreign Private Sponsor 6,682 1.1 6,522 1.0 -2.4
International Organization 1,685 0.3 1,390 0.2 -17.5
Current Employment 29,262 5.0 29,399 4.7 0.5
Other Sources 4,901 0.8 5,660 1.0 15.5
Total 582,984 100.0 623,805 100.0 7.0

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2008). "Primary Source of Funding for International Students, 2006/07-2007/08." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors