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International Students: Primary Source of Funding

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2009/10 - 2010/11

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS BY PRIMARY SOURCE OF FUNDING, 2009/10 - 2010/11
Primary Source of Funding 2009/10
Int'l Students
2009/10
% of Total
2010/11
Int'l Students
2010/11
% of Total
%
Change
Personal and Family Funds 427,567 61.9 458,667 63.4 7.2
U.S. College or University 166,369 24.1 165,544 22.9 -0.6
Home Government/University 31,451 4.6 41,589 5.8 32.1
U.S. Government 4,660 0.7 4,219 0.6 -9.5
U.S. Private Sponsor 6,685 1.0 5,827 0.8 -12.9
Foreign Private Sponsor 9,458 1.4 7,063 1.0 -25.4
International Organization 1,730 0.3 1,549 0.2 -10.6
Current Employment 36,201 5.2 33,625 4.6 -7.2
Other Sources 6,802 0.8 5,194 0.7 -23.7
Total 690,923 100.0 723,277 100.0 4.7

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2011). "International Students by Primary Source of Funding, 2009/10 - 2010/11." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors