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International Students: Primary Source of Funding

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2011/12 - 2012/13

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS BY PRIMARY SOURCE OF FUNDING, 2011/12 - 2012/13
Primary Source of Funding 2011/12 Int'l Students 2012/13 Int'l Students  2012/13 % of Total % Change
Personal and Family 486,524 520,920  63.6 7.1
U.S. College or University 164,394 169,566  20.7 3.1
Foreign Government or University 44,344 57,898  7.1 30.6
Current Employment 40,494 43,800  5.3 8.2
Foreign Private Sponsor 9,670 9,229  1.1 -4.6
U.S. Private Sponsor 5,871 5,218  0.6 -11.1
U.S. Government 4,746 6,399  0.8 34.8
International Organization 1,869 1,412  0.2 -24.5
Other Sources 6,583 5,202  0.6 -21.0
Total 764,495 819,644  100.0 7.2

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2013). "International Students by Primary Source of Funding, 2011/12 - 2012/13." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors