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International Students: Primary Source of Funding

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2003/2004 - 2004/05

Primary Source of Funds 2003/04 International Students 2003/04 % of Total 2004/05 International Students 2004/05 % of Total % Change
Personal & Family 385,543 67.3 349,373 61.8 -9.4
U.S. College or University 134,015 23.4 138,515 24.5 3.4
Home Government/University 13,699 2.4 15,069 2.7 10.0
U.S. Government 2,921 0.5 3,361 0.6 15.1
U.S. Private Sponsor 12,326 2.2 27,094 4.8 119.8
Foreign Private Sponsor 11,888 2.1 6,796 1.2 -42.8
International Organization 1,964 0.3 1,527 0.3 -22.3
Current Employment 10,111 1.8 21,034 3.7 108.0
Other Sources 42 0.0 2,270 0.4 5,304.8
Total 572,509 100.0 565,039 100.0 -1.3

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2005). "Primary Source of Funding for International Students, 2003/04-2004/05." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors