Fields of Study by Place of Origin: Previous Years

2015/16 | 2014/15 | 2013/14 | 2012/13 | 2011/12 | 2010/11 | 2009/10 |

2015/16

FIELDS OF STUDY FOR SELECTED PLACES OF ORIGIN, 2015/16
Place of Origin TOTAL STUDENTS   Business/ Management Education Engineering* Fine/ Applied Arts Health Professions* Humanities Intensive English Math/ Computer Science* Physical/ Life Sciences* Social Sciences Other Undeclared
Brazil 19,370   16.1 1.2 19.0 8.5 2.4 2.4 3.1 4.2 7.8 6.5 21.6 7.3
Canada 26,973   16.2 3.3 8.1 9.4 14.9 4.0 0.1 3.4 9.7 12.3 15.2 3.5
China 328,547   24.3 1.7 18.6 6.5 1.3 1.0 2.2 14.1 8.7 8.7 10.1 2.8
Colombia 7,815   20.0 2.4 14.3 10.2 2.8 3.8 5.4 4.4 9.3 9.4 15.0 2.9
France 8,764   24.8 1.0 12.6 6.7 1.3 5.5 1.4 4.6 5.6 9.3 23.0 4.2
Germany 10,145   25.8 1.4 7.3 4.3 1.6 6.2 0.4 3.8 7.6 12.8 23.3 5.4
Hong Kong 7,923   21.9 1.6 7.6 11.3 2.3 2.5 1.1 6.9 6.8 15.1 19.6 3.3
India 165,918   10.3 0.3 36.0 1.6 2.9 0.3 0.3 34.9 6.3 2.2 3.9 0.8
Indonesia 8,727   31.1 1.9 17.1 9.2 1.9 1.4 0.3 5.6 7.0 8.9 13.7 2.0
Iran 12,269   4.6 1.3 54.4 5.1 2.0 1.0 0.9 11.7 11.6 3.5 3.4 0.5
Japan 19,060   19.1 2.2 4.4 7.3 2.1 4.2 15.4 2.6 4.6 11.0 22.0 4.9
Kuwait 9,772   13.2 0.8 50.4 1.7 1.7 0.9 19.5 1.4 2.6 2.6 4.2 0.9
Malaysia 7,834   19.7 1.5 28.9 4.8 2.3 1.1 0.2 6.8 10.9 11.4 9.7 2.6
Mexico 16,733   18.8 2.3 14.1 9.5 3.4 3.4 4.5 4.5 8.0 9.6 16.1 6.0
Nepal 9,662   16.1 0.6 16.3 1.2 6.4 0.9 1.1 21.8 22.3 5.3 5.9 2.0
Nigeria 10,674   15.3 1.6 22.1 2.6 12.6 1.8 0.4 8.9 13.1 7.3 10.8 3.5
Saudi Arabia 61,287   17.2 3.6 25.7 2.3 6.3 1.3 18.6 8.2 4.5 3.0 7.3 2.1
South Korea 61,007   16.8 3.1 12.6 12.9 4.3 3.6 2.3 6.7 7.6 12.8 13.8 3.5
Spain 6,640   22.8 2.1 16.1 6.5 2.0 10.2 1.6 4.1 5.3 8.0 17.8 3.6
Taiwan 21,127   19.8 2.9 15.9 13.1 3.7 2.1 3.2 8.1 11.1 7.0 11.2 2.0
Thailand 7,113   23.9 1.5 14.6 9.4 3.9 0.9 3.6 7.7 10.1 7.4 14.3 2.7
Turkey 10,691   13.9 4.3 24.0 6.8 1.3 2.8 3.7 9.7 8.5 14.1 8.5 2.4
United Kingdom 11,599   17.8 3.1 4.2 8.4 3.2 5.9 0.1 3.1 7.0 16.0 25.2 5.9
Venezuela 8,267   28.6 2.2 15.8 8.9 3.6 1.3 6.9 3.9 5.2 6.1 13.7 3.8
Vietnam 21,403   29.8 1.2 9.6 3.9 3.8 1.1 9.8 8.8 7.7 5.1 10.6 8.4

*Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM) field

Note: Percent distribution may not total 100.0 due to rounding.

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2016). "Fields of Study of Students from Selected Places of Origin, 2015/16." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors