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International Students: Fields of Study

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2009/2010 - 2010/11

FIELDS OF STUDY OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS, 2009/10 - 2010/11
Field of Study 2009/10
Int'l Students
2010/11
Int'l Students
2010/11
% of Total
%
Change
Business and Management 145,401 155,769 21.5 7.1
Engineering 127,443 135,592 18.7 6.4
Physical and Life Sciences 61,311 63,471 8.8 3.5
Math and Computer Science 60,800 64,588 8.9 6.2
Social Sciences 59,978 63,347 8.8 5.6
Fine and Applied Arts 35,807 37,237 5.1 4.0
Health Professions 32,105 32,526 4.5 1.3
Intensive English Language 26,059 32,306 4.5 24.0
Education 18,301 16,933 2.3 -7.5
Humanities 17,993 16,263 2.2 -9.6
Agriculture 10,288 9,888 1.4 -3.9
Other Fields of Study 76,731 75,459 10.5 -1.7
Undeclared 18,706 19,898 2.8 6.4
         
TOTAL INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS 690,923 723,277 100.0 4.7

* OPT students are included in the overall field of study breakdowns.

Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2011). "International Students by Field of Study, 2009/2010 - 2010/11." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors