Fields of Study: Previous Years

2015/16 | 2014/15 | 2013/14 | 2012/13 | 2011/12 | 2010/11 | 2009/10 | 2008/09 | 2007/08 | 2006/07 | 2005/06 | 2004/05 | 2003/04 | 2002/03 | 2001/02 | 2000/2001 |

2013/14 - 2014/15

NUMBER OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS BY FIELD OF STUDY, 2013/14 & 2014/15
Field of Study 2013/14 2014/15 % Change
       
Agriculture 10,635 12,278 15.4
Agriculture 7,114 8,271 16.3
Natural Resources and Conservation 3,521 4,007 13.8
       
Business and Management 188,179 197,258 4.8
       
Communications and Journalism 18,678 20,161 7.9
Communication, Journalism 15,851 16,964 7.0
Communications Technologies/Technicians 2,827 3,197 13.1
       
Education 17,879 17,675 -1.1
       
Engineering 170,189 196,750 15.6
Engineering 160,128 184,603 15.3
Engineering Technologies/Technicians 7,310 9,149 25.2
Transportation and Materials Moving 1,903 2,192 15.2
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 581 538 -7.4
Construction Trades 203 183 -9.9
Precision Production 54 69 27.8
Military Technologies 10 16 60.0
       
Fine and Applied Arts 51,195 56,758 10.9
Visual and Performing Arts 39,090 43,251 10.6
Architecture 12,105 13,507 11.6
       
Health Professions 31,954 33,399 4.5
Health Professions 31,527 33,247 5.5
Residency Programs 427 152 -64.4
       
Humanities 17,930 17,504 -2.4
Foreign Languages, Literatures and Linguistics 7,079 7,389 4.4
English Language and Literature/Letters 5,446 5,340 -1.9
Theology and Religious Vocations 3,232 2,674 -17.3
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2,173 2,101 -3.3
       
Intensive English 43,456 49,233 13.3
       
Legal Studies and Law Enforcement 12,702 13,778 8.5
Legal Professions and Studies 10,872 11,776 8.3
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting 1,830 2,002 9.4
       
Math and Computer Science 91,434 112,950 23.5
Computer and Information Sciences 65,291 83,241 27.5
Mathematics and Statistics 26,143 29,709 13.6
       
Physical and Life Sciences 70,479 73,838 4.8
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 37,357 39,294 5.2
Physical Sciences 32,187 33,607 4.4
Science Technologies/Technicians 935 937 0.2
       
Social Sciences 72,390 75,951 4.9
Social Sciences 47,180 49,371 4.6
Psychology 12,060 12,840 6.5
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 8,089 8,816 9.0
Area, Ethnic, Cultural and Gender Studies 2,616 2,504 -4.3
History 2,445 2,420 -1.0
       
Other Fields of Study 63,257 73,176 15.7
Liberal Arts and Sciences/General Studies 39,137 45,762 16.9
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 12,197 14,912 22.3
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 4,228 4,252 0.6
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 4,056 4,158 2.5
Basic Skills 2,092 2,705 29.3
Personal and Culinary Services 1,132 1,078 -4.8
Library Science 402 301 -25.1
Reserve Officer Training Corps 13 8 -38.5
       
Undeclared 25,695 24,217 -5.8
       
Total 886,052 974,926 10.0

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2015). "International Students by Field of Study, 2013/2014 - 2014/15." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors