​Inbound Mobility Most Recent

2015

Total international student enrollment: 282,921

Do these counts of international students reflect both public and private institutions? Yes

International Students' Enrollments Number of Students Percent of Total
Public Institutions 234,243 82.8%
Private Institutions 48,678 17.2%
Total Enrollments 282,921

Top 10 places of origin and percentage of total international student enrollment 2015:

Rank Place of Origin Number of Students Percent of Total
1 Kazakhstan 70,747 25.0%
2 Belarus 22,199 7.8%
3 Ukraine 20,342 7.2%
4 China 20,209 7.1%
5 Uzbekistan 18,402 6.5%
6 Turkmenistan 18,205 6.4%
7 Azerbaijan 14,658 5.2%
8 Tajikistan 12,270 4.3%
9 India 5,878 2.1%
10 Vietnam 4,676 1.7%

Total number of international students from all places of origin by academic level:

Academic Level Number of Students Percent of Total
Undergraduate Degree/Qualification International Students 152,587 53.9%
Undergraduate Study Abroad/Non-award study International Students 10,951 3.9%
(Post-)Graduate Degree/Qualification International Students 103,570 36.6%
All International Students (excluding offshore enrollments) 15,813 5.6%

Total number of international students from all places of origin by field of study

Rank Field of Study Number of Students Percent of Total
1 Engineering 57,270 20.2%
2 Busienss and Management 75,684 26.8%
3 Physical and Life Sciences 8,019 2.8%
4 Health Professions 32,658 11.5%
5 Other/Unspecified Subject Areas 39,074 13.8%
6 Fine and Applied Arts 6,214 2.2%
7 Humanities 52,171 18.4%
8 Social Sciences 1,909 0.7%
9 Education 9,922 3.5%

Data time reference: 2014/15 academic year

Source: Center for Sociological Research, Ministry of Education and Science