Enrollment by Institutional Type

2015/2016 | 2005/2015 | 2000/2005 |

2014/15 - 2015/16

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS BY INSTITUTIONAL TYPE*, 2014/15 & 2015/16
Total

Institutional Type 2014/15 2015/16 % Change
Doctorate-granting Universities 670,147 718,710 7.2
Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity 473,515 512,003 8.1
Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity 134,368 142,242 5.9
Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity 62,264 64,465 3.5
Master's Colleges and Universities 143,538 159,501 11.1
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs 118,110 130,255 10.3
Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs 18,787 20,738 10.4
Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs 6,641 8,508 28.1
Baccalaureate Colleges 32,221 34,622 7.5
Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus 21,158 22,114 4.5
Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields 11,063 12,508 13.1
Associate's Colleges 94,022 95,376 1.4
Associate's Colleges: High Transfer 55,922 58,430 4.5
Associate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical 2,251 2,578 14.5
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical 19,516 18,500 -5.2
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges 16,333 15,868 12.4
Special Focus Institutions 34,998 35,630 1.8
Arts, Music & Design Schools 20,283 21,627 6.6
Business & Management Schools 4,951 4,704 -5.0
Engineering Schools 647 568 -12.2
Faith-Related Institutions 2,369 2,061 -13.0
Law Schools 153 121 -20.9
Medical Schools & Centers 3,937 3,869 -1.7
Other Health Professions Schools 2,019 2,071 2.6
Other Special Focus Institutions 550 521 -5.3
Other Technology-Related Schools 89 88 -1.1
Tribal Colleges 0 0 0.0
ALL INSTITUTIONS 974,926 1,043,839 7.1

*Based on the 2015 Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. These are not entirely comparable to classifications used in previous Open Doors. For more information, see http://carnegieclassifications.iu.edu/index.php.

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2016). "International Student Enrollments by Institutional Type, 2014/15-2015/16." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors

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