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The 2019 Open Doors Report on International Education Exchange provides a wealth of information and data on the numbers of international students studying in the United States in the 2018/19 academic year, and the numbers of U.S. students studying abroad for academic credit in 2017/18. Review the linked data tables below for insights into regional, state and country specific trends.

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Open Doors Briefing and Discussion

On November 18, representatives from the U.S Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and the Institute of International Education (IIE) provided analysis and insights into the Open Doors 2019 at the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C.