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International Students: Leading Places of Origin

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2000/01 - 2001/02

TOP 25 PLACES OF ORIGIN OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS, 2000/01 - 2001/02
Rank Place of Origin 2000/01 2001/02 2000/01 % Change % of U.S. Foreign Student Total
  WORLD TOTAL 547,867 582,996 6.4  
1 India 54,664 66,836 22.3 11.5
2 China 59,939 63,211 5.5 10.8
3 Korea, Republic of 45,685 49,046 7.4 8.4
4 Japan 46,497 46,810 0.7 8.0
5 Taiwan 28,566 28,930 1.3 5.0
6 Canada 25,279 26,514 4.9 4.5
7 Mexico 10,670 12,518 17.3 2.1
8 Turkey 10,983 12,091 10.1 2.1
9 Indonesia 11,625 11,614 -0.1 2.0
10 Thailand 11,187 11,606 3.7 2.0
11 Germany 10,128 9,613 -5.1 1.6
12 Brazil 8,846 8,972 1.4 1.5
13 Pakistan 6,948 8,644 24.4 1.5
14 United Kingdom 8,139 8,414 3.4 1.4
15 Colombia 6,765 8,068 19.3 1.4

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2002). "Leading Places of Origin of International Students, 2000/01-2001/02." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors