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International Students: Primary Source of Funding

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1999/00 - 2000/01

Primary Source of Funds 1999/00 Foreign Students % of Total 2000/01 Foreign Students % of Total % Change
Personal & Family 345,570 67.1 366,629 66.9 6.1
U.S. College or University 97,095 18.9 108,622 19.8 11.9
Home Government/University 22,927 4.5 21,684 4.0 -5.4
U.S. Private Sponsor 13,841 2.7 13,672 2.5 -1.2
Foreign Private Sponsor 13,760 2.7 13,387 2.4 -2.7
Current Employment 11,578 2.3 12,908 2.4 11.5
Other Sources 4,109 0.8 5,108 0.9 24.3
U.S. Government 3,309 0.6 3,553 0.6 7.4
International Organization 2,533 0.5 2,303 0.4 -9.1
Total 514,732 100.0 547,867 100.0 6.4

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2001). "Primary Source of Funding of International Students, 1999/00-2000/01." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors