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International Students: Primary Source of Funding

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2007/08 - 2008/09

Primary Source of Funding 2007/08 International Students 2007/08 % of Total 2008/09 International Students 2008/09 % of Total % Change
Personal and Family Funds 388,821 62.3 435,879 64.9 12.1
U.S. College or University 161,633 25.9 152,457 22.7 -5.7
Home Government/University 21,085 3.4 24,850 3.7 17.9
U.S. Government 3,282 0.5 4,030 0.6 22.8
U.S. Private Sponsor 6,013 1.0 7,388 1.1 22.9
Foreign Private Sponsor 6,522 1.0 6,043 0.9 -7.3
International Organization 1,390 0.2 1,343 0.2 -3.4
Current Employment 29,399 4.7 33,581 5.0 14.2
Other Sources 5,660 1.0 6,045 0.9 6.8
Total 623,805 100.0 671,616 100.0 7.7

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2009). "International Students by Primary Source of Funding, 2008/09-2009/10." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors