2014/15

Total international student enrollment: 974,926

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

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

Rank Place of Origin Number of Students Percent of Total
1 China 304,040 31.2%
2 India 132,888 13.6%
3 South Korea 63,710 6.5%
4 Saudi Arabia 59,945 6.1%
5 Canada 27,240 2.8%
6 Brazil 23,675 2.4%
7 Taiwan 20,993 2.2%
8 Japan 19,064 2.0%
9 Vietnam 18,722 1.9%
10 Mexico 17,052 1.7%

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 Business and Management 197,258 20.2%
2 Engineering 196,750 20.2%
3 Other/Unspecified Subject Areas 131,332 13.5%
4 Mathematics and Computer Sciences 112,950 11.6%
5 Social Sciences 75,951 7.8%
6 Physical and Life Sciences 73,838 7.6%
7 Humanities 66,737 6.8%
8 Fine and Applied Arts 56,758 5.8%
9 Health Professions 33,399 3.4%
10 Education 17,675 1.8%
11 Agriculture 12,278 1.3%

Source: Institute of International Education, Open Doors Report