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U.S. Study Abroad: Leading Destinations

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2003/04 - 2004/05

TOP 20 DESTINATIONS OF U.S. STUDY ABROAD STUDENTS, 2003/04 & 2004/05
Rank Destination 2003/04 2004/05 2004/05 % of All Study Abroad 2004/05 % Change
TOTAL 191,321 205,983 7.7
1 United Kingdom 32,237 32,071 15.6 -0.5
2 Italy 21,922 24,858 12.1 13.4
3 Spain 20,080 20,806 10.1 3.6
4 France 13,718 15,374 7.5 12.1
5 Australia 11,418 10,813 5.2 -5.3
6 Mexico 9,293 9,244 4.5 -0.5
7 Germany 5,985 6,557 3.2 9.6
8 China 4,737 6,389 3.1 34.9
9 Ireland 5,198 5,083 2.5 -2.2
10 Costa Rica 4,510 4,887 2.4 8.4
11 Japan 3,707 4,100 2.0 10.6
12 Austria 2,444 2,757 1.3 12.8
13 New Zealand 2,369 2,657 1.3 12.2
14 Czech Republic 2,089 2,494 1.2 19.4
15 Greece 2,099 2,445 1.2 16.5
16 Chile 2,135 2,393 1.2 12.1
17 South Africa 2,009 2,304 1.1 14.7
18 Argentina 1,315 2,013 1.0 53.1
19 Brazil 1,554 1,994 1.0 28.3
20 India 1,157 1,767 0.9 52.7

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2006). "Leading Destinations of U.S. Study Abroad Students, 2003/04-2004/05." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors