|INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS' PRIMARY SOURCE OF FUNDING BY ACADEMIC LEVEL, 2015/16|
|2015/16||% of Total||Undergraduate||Graduate||Non-Degree||OPT|
|Personal and Family||694,152||66.5||81.2||57.6||61.7||44.2|
|U.S. College or University*||177,453||17.0||7.4||34.6||8.9||6.4|
|Foreign Government or University||77,244||7.4||9.0||5.0||20.8||0.6|
|Foreign Private Sponsor||9,395||0.9||0.9||0.9||1.2||0.6|
|U.S. Private Sponsor||3,132||0.3||0.4||0.2||0.5||0.1|
*Funding from U.S. college or universities includes teaching and research assistantships, which are often federal government research grants disbursed to the student through the institution.
Read tables as : "Of the 427,313 international undergraduate students, 81.2 percent rely primarily on personal and family funds to pay for their studies."
Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2016). "International Students by Primary Source of Funding, 2015/16." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors