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Special Reports: Community College Data Resource

Study Abroad: Characteristics

2006/07

COMPARISON OF THE CHARACTERISTICS OF STUDY ABROAD STUDENTS: ASSOCIATE'S INSTITUTIONS AND ALL STUDY ABROAD INSTITUTIONS, 2006/07
     
Field of Study Associate's Institutions All Institutions
Physical/Life Sciences 14.8% 6.9%
Fine or Applied Arts 11.0% 7.5%
Humanities 10.9% 14.2%
Social Sciences 10.9% 21.7%
Health Sciences 10.7% 3.8%
Business & Management 8.0% 17.7%
Foreign Languages 7.3% 7.8%
Education 2.6% 4.1%
Agriculture 2.4% 1.3%
Math or Computer Science 1.5% 1.5%
Engineering 1.2% 2.9%
Undeclared 11.4% 3.4%
Other 7.3% 7.2%
 
Sex
Female 64.8% 65.5%
Male 35.2% 34.5%
 
Race/Ethnicity
White/Caucasian 76.4% 83.0%
Hispanic/Latino(a) 11.9% 5.4%
African-American 5.4% 3.5%
Asian-American/Pacific Islander 4.4% 6.3%
Multiracial 1.5% 1.2%
Native American/Alaskan Native 0.6% 0.6%
 
TOTAL 6,611 223,534