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International Students: Primary Source of Funding

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2008/09 - 2009/10

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS BY PRIMARY SOURCE OF FUNDING, 2008/09 - 2009/10
Primary Source of Funding 2008/09 International Students 2008/09 % of Total 2009/10 International Students 2009/10 % of Total % Change
Personal and Family Funds 435,879 64.9 427,567 61.9 -1.9
U.S. College or University 152,457 22.7 166,369 24.1 9.1
Home Government/University 24,850 3.7 31,451 4.6 26.6
U.S. Government 4,030 0.6 4,660 0.7 15.6
U.S. Private Sponsor 7,388 1.1 6,685 1.0 -9.5
Foreign Private Sponsor 6,043 0.9 9,458 1.4 56.5
International Organization 1,343 0.2 1,730 0.3 28.8
Current Employment 33,581 5.0 36,201 5.2 7.8
Other Sources 6,045 0.9 6,802 0.8 12.5
Total 671,616 100.0 690,923 100.0 2.9

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2010). "International Students by Primary Source of Funding, 2008/09-2009/10." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors