2013/14 - 2014/15

DESTINATIONS OF U.S. STUDY ABROAD STUDENTS, 2013/14 & 2014/15
Destination 2013/14 2014/15 % of Total % Change
AFRICA, SUB-SAHARAN 13,266 10,647 3.4 -19.7
Central Africa 251 152 -39.4
Cameroon 175 92 -47.4
Central African Republic 0 0 0.0
Chad 0 0 0.0
Congo, Dem. Rep. of (Kinshasa) 16 15 -6.3
Congo, Rep. of (Brazzaville) 3 3 0.0
Equatorial Guinea 12 17 41.7
Gabon 45 20 -55.6
São Tomé and Príncipe 0 5 -
East Africa 3,580 2,919 -18.5
Burundi 1 2 100.0
Djibouti 1 0 -100.0
Eritrea 1 0 -100.0
Ethiopia 235 261 11.1
Kenya 1,022 634 -38.0
Rwanda 332 275 -17.2
Seychelles 1 0 -100.0
Somalia 1 0 -100.0
South Sudan 7 3 -57.1
Sudan 0 1 -
Tanzania 1,294 1,216 -6.0
Uganda 685 527 -23.1
Southern Africa 6,247 6,542 4.7
Angola 0 1 -
Botswana 268 279 4.1
Comoros 0 1 -
Lesotho 26 14 -46.2
Madagascar 138 114 -17.4
Malawi 223 195 -12.6
Mauritius 4 4 0.0
Mozambique 44 32 -27.3
Namibia 167 227 35.9
Reunion 1 0 -100.0
South Africa 4,968 5,249 5.7
Swaziland 70 89 27.1
Zambia 291 299 2.7
Zimbabwe 47 38 -19.1
West Africa 3,188 1,034 -67.6
Benin 46 15 -67.4
Burkina Faso 31 8 -74.2
Cabo Verde / Cape Verde 2 18 800.0
Cote d'lvoire / Ivory Coast 15 4 -73.3
Gambia 118 25 -78.8
Ghana 2,301 737 -68.0
Guinea 4 0 -100.0
Guinea-Bissau 5 0 -100.0
Liberia 70 3 -95.7
Mali 16 3 -81.3
Mauritania 1 0 -100.0
Niger 5 3 -40.0
Nigeria 18 11 -38.9
Saint Helena 11 0 -100.0
Senegal 381 199 -47.8
Sierra Leone 128 3 -97.7
Togo 36 5 -86.1
ASIA 36,290 35,713 11.4 -1.6
East Asia 25,460 24,825 -2.5
China 13,763 12,790 -7.1
Hong Kong 1,596 1,508 -5.5
Japan 5,978 6,053 1.3
Macau 18 3 -83.3
Mongolia 85 71 -16.5
South Korea 3,219 3,520 9.4
Taiwan 801 880 9.9
South and Central Asia 5,337 5,162 -3.3
Afghanistan 2 0 -100.0
Bangladesh 54 81 50.0
Bhutan 38 41 7.9
India 4,583 4,438 -3.2
Kazakhstan 37 55 48.6
Kyrgyzstan 27 30 11.1
Maldives 1 0 -100.0
Nepal 460 368 -20.0
Pakistan 6 10 66.7
Sri Lanka 100 121 21.0
Tajikistan 26 18 -30.8
Turkmenistan 0 0 0.0
Uzbekistan 3 0 -100.0
Southeast Asia 5,493 5,726 4.2
Brunei 0 25 -
Cambodia 381 482 26.5
Indonesia 508 534 5.1
Laos 5 15 200.0
Malaysia 159 152 -4.4
Myanmar/Burma 61 67 9.8
Philippines 329 353 7.3
Singapore 1,124 1,080 -3.9
Thailand 1,919 2,096 9.2
Timor-Leste/East Timor 7 0 -100.0
Vietnam 1,000 922 -7.8
EUROPE 162,282 170,879 54.5 5.3
Albania 17 22 29.4
Andorra 0 0 0.0
Armenia 39 42 7.7
Austria 2,744 3,211 17.0
Azerbaijan 16 22 37.5
Belarus 0 0 0.0
Belgium 1,458 1,477 1.3
Bosnia and Herzegovina 111 58 -47.7
Bulgaria 117 42 -64.1
Croatia 330 350 6.1
Cyprus 229 278 21.4
Czech Republic 3,572 4,093 14.6
Denmark 3,545 4,034 13.8
Estonia 145 92 -36.6
Finland 263 330 25.5
France 17,597 18,198 3.4
Georgia 20 94 370.0
Germany 10,377 11,010 6.1
Gibraltar 1 0 -100.0
Greece 3,066 3,628 18.3
Hungary 806 899 11.5
Iceland 485 513 5.8
Ireland 8,823 10,230 15.9
Italy 31,166 33,768 8.3
Kosovo 31 18 -41.9
Latvia 67 75 11.9
Liechtenstein 0 0 0.0
Lithuania 152 110 -27.6
Luxembourg 357 372 4.2
Macedonia 7 4 -42.9
Malta 128 65 -49.2
Moldova 6 10 66.7
Monaco 1 1 0.0
Montenegro 0 5 -
Netherlands 2,615 2,929 12.0
Norway 606 631 4.1
Poland 601 730 21.5
Portugal 319 423 32.6
Romania 270 181 -33.0
Russia 1,527 1,187 -22.3
San Marino 0 0 0.0
Serbia 85 76 -10.6
Slovakia 59 70 18.6
Slovenia 75 47 -37.3
Spain 26,949 28,325 5.1
Sweden 1,224 1,404 14.7
Switzerland 1,809 1,738 -3.9
Turkey 2,163 1,889 -12.7
Ukraine 38 7 -81.6
United Kingdom 38,250 38,189 -0.2
Vatican City/Holy See 16 2 -87.5
LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN 49,312 50,298 16.0 2.0
Caribbean 7,350 8,344 13.5
Anguilla 12 0 -100.0
Antigua And Barbuda 52 22 -57.7
Aruba 1 14 1,300.0
Bahamas 750 900 20.0
Barbados 156 169 8.3
Bermuda 163 119 -27.0
British Virgin Islands 58 140 141.4
Cayman Islands 92 90 -2.2
Cuba 1,845 2,384 29.2
Curacao 46 25 -45.7
Dominica 83 147 77.1
Dominican Republic 1,698 2,146 26.4
Grenada 28 32 14.3
Guadeloupe 10 3 -70.0
Haiti 740 532 -28.1
Jamaica 975 1,047 7.4
Martinique 42 43 2.4
Montserrat 0 0 0.0
Netherlands 0 0 0.0
Saint Kitts and Nevis 52 54 3.8
Saint Lucia 56 54 -3.6
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0 15 -
Sint Maarten 4 1 -75.0
Trinidad and Tobago 349 282 -19.2
Turks and Caicos 138 125 -9.4
Mexico and Central America 21,847 22,788 4.3
Belize 2,667 2,590 -2.9
Costa Rica 8,578 9,305 8.5
El Salvador 242 298 23.1
Guatemala 2,168 2,195 1.2
Honduras 757 693 -8.5
Mexico 4,445 4,712 6.0
Nicaragua 1,884 1,930 2.4
Panama 1,106 1,065 -3.7
South America 20,115 19,166 -4.7
Argentina 4,301 3,708 -13.8
Bolivia 353 320 -9.3
Brazil 4,226 3,836 -9.2
Chile 3,333 3,136 -5.9
Colombia 439 664 51.3
Ecuador 3,699 3,746 1.3
Falkland Islands 0 0 0.0
French Guiana 2 0 -100.0
Guyana 114 72 -36.8
Paraguay 14 48 242.9
Peru 3,396 3,481 2.5
Suriname 0 13 -
Uruguay 201 116 -42.3
Venezuela 37 26 -29.7
MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA 6,349 6,844 2.2 7.8
Middle East 5,003 5,276 5.5
Bahrain 14 16 14.3
Iran 15 2 -86.7
Iraq 6 0 -100.0
Israel 2,876 3,317 15.3
Jordan 1,085 985 -9.2
Kuwait 28 28 0.0
Lebanon 26 37 42.3
Oman 71 92 29.6
Palestinian Territories 22 30 36.4
Qatar 99 138 39.4
Saudi Arabia 25 11 -56.0
Syria 0 1 -
United Arab Emirates 735 619 -15.8
Yemen 1 0 -100.0
North Africa 1,346 1,568 16.5
Algeria 2 0 -100.0
Egypt 37 109 194.6
Libya 2 0 -100.0
Morocco 1,255 1,413 12.6
Tunisia 50 46 -8.0
NORTH AMERICA 1,470 1,569 0.5 6.7
Canada 1,470 1,569 6.7
OCEANIA 11,923 12,614 4.0 5.8
Australia 8,369 8,810 5.3
Cook Islands 1 1 0.0
Fiji 260 249 -4.2
French Polynesia 110 64 -41.8
Kiribati 1 0 -100.0
Marshall Islands 2 3 50.0
Micronesia 56 18 -67.9
Nauru 0 0 0.0
New Caledonia 0 0 0.0
New Zealand 3,021 3,325 10.1
Niue 0 0 0.0
Norfolk Island 0 0 0.0
Palau 37 65 75.7
Papua New Guinea 7 6 -14.3
Samoa 43 55 27.9
Solomon Islands 0 3 -
Tonga 14 15 7.1
Tuvalu 0 0 0.0
Vanuatu 2 0 -100.0
Wallis and Futuna 0 0 0.0
ANTARCTICA 15 64 0.0 326.7
MULTI-DESTINATION 23,560 24,787 7.9 5.2
WORLD TOTAL 304,467 313,415 100.0 2.9

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2016). "Host Regions and Destinations of U.S. Study Abroad Students, 2013/14 - 2014/15." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors

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