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Special Reports: Community College Data Resource

Study Abroad: Top Destinations

2004/05

COMPARISON OF LEADING HOST DESTINATIONS FOR U.S. STUDY ABROAD STUDENTS: ASSOCIATE'S INSTITUTIONS AND ALL U.S. STUDY ABROAD INSTITUTIONS, 2004/05
           
Associate's Institutions Study Abroad All U.S. Study Abroad
           
Destination Students Percent Destination Students Percent
Italy 893 21.3 United Kingdom 32,071 15.6
United Kingdom 575 13.7 Italy 24,858 12.1
Spain 420  10.0 Spain 20,806 10.1
Mexico 348 8.3 France 15,374 7.5
Multi-destination* 308 7.4 Australia 10,813 5.2
Costa Rica 228 5.5 Multi-destination* 11,480 5.6
France  224 5.4 Mexico 9,244 4.5
Ireland 139 3.3 Germany 6,557 3.2
China 136 3.2 China 6,389 3.1
Japan 82 2.0 Ireland 5,083 2.5
Argentina 82 2.0 Costa Rica 4,887 2.4
Austria 66 1.6 Japan 4,100 2.0
Australia 54 1.3 Austria 2,757 1.3
Ghana 41 1.0 New Zealand 2,657 1.3
Chile 41 1.0 Czech Republic 2,494 1.2
Armenia 33 0.8 Greece 2,445 1.2
Germany 33 0.8 Chile 2,393 1.2
French Polynesia 32 0.8 South Africa 2,304 1.1
Czech Republic 31 0.7 Argentina 2,013 1.0
Greece 30 0.7 Brazil 1,994 1.0
TOTAL 4,823 TOTAL 205,983

* Multi-destination refers to a student who studied abroad in more than one destination or region within a single study abroad program/experience.