Fields of Study: Previous Years

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2012/13 - 2013/14

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS BY FIELD OF STUDY, 2012/13 & 2013/14
Field of Study 2012/13 2013/14 % Change
       
Agriculture 10,463 10,635 1.6
Agriculture 7,043 7,114 1.0
Natural Resources and Conservation 3,420 3,521 3.0
       
Business and Management 177,741 188,179 5.9
       
Education 17,011 17,879 5.1
       
Engineering 154,239 170,189 10.3
Engineering 144,805 160,128 10.6
Engineering Technologies/Technicians 6,553 7,310 11.6
Transportation and Materials Moving 2,161 1,903 -11.9
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 455 581 27.7
Construction Trades 150 203 35.3
Precision Production 62 54 -12.9
Military Technologies 53 10 -81.1
       
Fine and Applied Arts 45,850 51,195 11.7
Visual and Performing Arts 10,918 39,090 258.0
Architecture 34,932 12,105 -65.3
       
Health Professions 31,471 31,954 1.5
Health Professions 31,222 31,527 1.0
Residency Programs 249 427 71.5
       
Humanities 17,121 17,930 4.7
Foreign Languages, Literatures and Linguistics 6,774 7,079 4.5
English Language and Literature/Letters 5,196 5,446 4.8
Theology and Religious Vocations 3,029 3,232 6.7
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2,122 2,173 2.4
       
Intensive English 39,990 43,456 8.7
       
Math and Computer Science 77,560 91,434 17.9
Computer and Information Sciences 53,953 65,291 21.0
Mathematics and Statistics 23,607 26,143 10.7
       
Physical and Life Sciences 69,152 70,479 1.9
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 36,780 37,357 1.6
Physical Sciences 31,352 32,187 2.7
Science Technologies/Technicians 1,020 935 -8.3
       
Social Sciences 67,786 72,390 6.8
Social Sciences 44,302 47,180 6.5
Psychology 11,271 12,060 7.0
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 7,602 8,089 6.4
Area, Ethnic, Cultural and Gender Studies 2,298 2,616 13.8
History 2,313 2,445 5.7
       
Other Fields of Study 86,305 94,637 9.7
Liberal Arts and Sciences/General Studies 35,172 39,137 11.3
Communication, Journalism 14,938 15,851 6.1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 10,991 12,197 11.0
Legal Professions and Studies 9,955 10,872 9.2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 4,145 4,228 2.0
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 4,116 4,056 -1.5
Communications Technologies/Technicians 2,559 2,827 10.5
Basic Skills 1,443 2,092 45.0
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting 1,343 1,830 36.3
Personal and Culinary Services 1,243 1,132 -8.9
Library Science 393 402 2.3
Reserve Officer Training Corps 7 13 85.7
       
Undeclared 24,955 25,695 3.0
       
Total 819,644 886,052 8.1

* OPT students are included in the overall field of study breakdowns.

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2014). "International Students by Field of Study, 2012/2013 - 2013/14." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors