International Students in Chile

International Students in Chile

2010

Total international student enrollment: 9,618
Public Institutions: 3,558
Private Institutions: 6,060

Number of institutions surveyed: 173
Of these, 141 (81.5%) enroll international students

Top 10 sending places of origin and percentage of total international student enrollment

Place of Origin Number of Students Percent of Total
1 Peru 2,097 21.8%
2 Colombia 757 7.9%
3 Ecuador 646 6.7%
4 Argentina 487 5.1%
5 Bolivia 440 4.6%
6 Brazil 235 2.4%
7 Mexico 221 2.3%
8 Venezuela 180 1.9%
9 Cuba 130 1.4%
10 Uruguay 127 1.3%

Level of study information for the top 10 places of origin (35 KB, XLS)

Top Fields of Study

Field of Study Number of Students
Business and Management 2,481
Health Professions 1,471
Social Sciences 1,369
Engineering 1,028
Fine and Applied Arts 641
Mathematics and Computer Sciences 628
Education 583
Humanities 353
Physical and Life Sciences 315
Agriculture 241
Other/Unspecified Subject Areas 508

Top fields of study by top 10 places of origin (26 KB, XLS)




Note: This data represents the 2010 academic year. It was collected during the months of March and April, 2010.

Source: Higher Education Division, Ministry of Education Chile

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