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2012/13 - 2013/14

TOP 25 DESTINATIONS OF U.S. STUDY ABROAD STUDENTS, 2012/13 - 2013/14
Rank Destination 2012/13 2013/14 % of Total Change
  WORLD TOTAL 289,408 304,467 100.0 5.2
1 United Kingdom 36,210 38,250 12.6 5.6
2 Italy 29,848 31,166 10.2 4.4
3 Spain 26,281 26,949 8.9 2.5
4 France 17,210 17,597 5.8 2.2
5 China 14,413 13,763 4.5 -4.5
6 Germany 9,544 10,377 3.4 8.7
7 Ireland 8,084 8,823 2.9 9.1
8 Costa Rica 8,497 8,578 2.8 1.0
9 Australia 8,320 8,369 2.7 0.6
10 Japan 5,758 5,978 2.0 3.8
11 South Africa 5,337 4,968 1.6 -6.9
12 India 4,377 4,583 1.5 4.7
13 Mexico 3,730 4,445 1.5 19.2
14 Argentina 4,549 4,301 1.4 -5.5
15 Brazil 4,223 4,226 1.4 0.1
16 Ecuador 3,438 3,699 1.2 7.6
17 Czech Republic 3,552 3,572 1.2 0.6
18 Denmark 3,302 3,545 1.2 7.4
19 Peru 2,956 3,396 1.1 14.9
20 Chile 2,879 3,333 1.1 15.8
21 South Korea 3,042 3,219 1.1 5.8
22 Greece 2,394 3,066 1.0 28.1
23 New Zealand 2,793 3,021 1.0 8.2
24 Israel 2,798 2,876 0.9 2.8
25 Austria 2,673 2,744 0.9 2.7

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2015). "Top 25 Destinations of U.S. Study Abroad Students, 2012/13 -2013/14." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors