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 |

2014/15 - 2015/16

NUMBER OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS BY FIELD OF STUDY, 2014/15 & 2015/16
Field of Study 2014/15 2015/16 % Change
       
Agriculture 12,278 12,318 0.3
Agriculture 8,271 8,043 -2.8
Natural Resources and Conservation 4,007 4,275 6.7
       
Business and Management 197,258 200,312 1.5
       
Communications and Journalism 20,161 21,160 5.0
Communication, Journalism 16,964 18,483 7.0
Communications Technologies/Technicians 3,197 2,677 13.1
       
Education 17,675 19,483 10.2
       
Engineering 196,750 216,932 10.3
Engineering 184,603 201,145 9.0
Engineering Technologies/Technicians 9,149 12,871 40.7
Transportation and Materials Moving 2,192 1,799 -17.9
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 538 671 24.7
Construction Trades 183 255 39.3
Precision Production 69 75 8.7
Military Technologies 16 116 625.0
       
Fine and Applied Arts 56,758 59,736 5.2
Visual and Performing Arts 43,251 45,605 5.4
Architecture 13,507 14,131 4.6
       
Health Professions 33,399 33,947 1.6
Health Professions 33,247 33,646 1.2
Residency Programs 152 301 98.0
       
Humanities 17,504 17,664 0.9
Foreign Languages, Literatures and Linguistics 7,389 7,298 -1.2
English Language and Literature/Letters 5,340 5,052 -5.4
Theology and Religious Vocations 2,674 3,144 17.6
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2,101 2,170 3.3
       
Intensive English 49,233 40,877 -17.0
       
Legal Studies and Law Enforcement 13,778 15,077 9.4
Legal Professions and Studies 11,776 12,709 8.3
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting 2,002 2,368 9.4
       
Math and Computer Science 112,950 141,651 25.4
Computer and Information Sciences 83,241 107,682 29.4
Mathematics and Statistics 29,709 33,969 14.3
       
Physical and Life Sciences 73,838 75,385 2.1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 39,294 40,184 2.3
Physical Sciences 33,607 33,525 -0.2
Science Technologies/Technicians 937 1,676 78.9
       
Social Sciences 75,951 81,304 7.0
Social Sciences 49,371 52,568 6.5
Psychology 12,840 14,189 10.5
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 8,816 8,741 -0.9
Area, Ethnic, Cultural and Gender Studies 2,504 2,656 6.1
History 2,420 3,150 30.2
       
Other Fields of Study 73,176 81,318 11.1
Liberal Arts and Sciences/General Studies 45,762 50,360 10.0
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 14,912 17,795 19.3
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 4,252 5,083 19.5
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 4,158 3,869 -7.0
Basic Skills 2,705 3,101 14.6
Personal and Culinary Services 1,078 737 -31.6
Library Science 301 350 16.3
Reserve Officer Training Corps 8 23 187.5
       
Undeclared 24,217 26,675 10.1
       
Total 974,926 1,043,839 7.1

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2016). "International Students by Field of Study, 2014/2015 - 2015/16." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors