Fields of Study by Place of Origin

2015/16 | 2014/15 | 2013/14 | 2012/13 | 2011/12 | 2010/11 | 2009/10 |

2015/16

FIELDS OF STUDY FOR SELECTED PLACES OF ORIGIN, 2015/16
Place of Origin TOTAL STUDENTS Business/ Management Education Engineering* Fine/ Applied Arts Health Professions* Humanities Intensive English Math/ Computer Science* Physical/ Life Sciences* Social Sciences Other Undeclared
Brazil 19,370 16.1 1.2 19.0 8.5 2.4 2.4 3.1 4.2 7.8 6.5 21.6 7.3
Canada 26,973 16.2 3.3 8.1 9.4 14.9 4.0 0.1 3.4 9.7 12.3 15.2 3.5
China 328,547 24.3 1.7 18.6 6.5 1.3 1.0 2.2 14.1 8.7 8.7 10.1 2.8
Colombia 7,815 20.0 2.4 14.3 10.2 2.8 3.8 5.4 4.4 9.3 9.4 15.0 2.9
France 8,764 24.8 1.0 12.6 6.7 1.3 5.5 1.4 4.6 5.6 9.3 23.0 4.2
Germany 10,145 25.8 1.4 7.3 4.3 1.6 6.2 0.4 3.8 7.6 12.8 23.3 5.4
Hong Kong 7,923 21.9 1.6 7.6 11.3 2.3 2.5 1.1 6.9 6.8 15.1 19.6 3.3
India 165,918 10.3 0.3 36.0 1.6 2.9 0.3 0.3 34.9 6.3 2.2 3.9 0.8
Indonesia 8,727 31.1 1.9 17.1 9.2 1.9 1.4 0.3 5.6 7.0 8.9 13.7 2.0
Iran 12,269 4.6 1.3 54.4 5.1 2.0 1.0 0.9 11.7 11.6 3.5 3.4 0.5
Japan 19,060 19.1 2.2 4.4 7.3 2.1 4.2 15.4 2.6 4.6 11.0 22.0 4.9
Kuwait 9,772 13.2 0.8 50.4 1.7 1.7 0.9 19.5 1.4 2.6 2.6 4.2 0.9
Malaysia 7,834 19.7 1.5 28.9 4.8 2.3 1.1 0.2 6.8 10.9 11.4 9.7 2.6
Mexico 16,733 18.8 2.3 14.1 9.5 3.4 3.4 4.5 4.5 8.0 9.6 16.1 6.0
Nepal 9,662 16.1 0.6 16.3 1.2 6.4 0.9 1.1 21.8 22.3 5.3 5.9 2.0
Nigeria 10,674 15.3 1.6 22.1 2.6 12.6 1.8 0.4 8.9 13.1 7.3 10.8 3.5
Saudi Arabia 61,287 17.2 3.6 25.7 2.3 6.3 1.3 18.6 8.2 4.5 3.0 7.3 2.1
South Korea 61,007 16.8 3.1 12.6 12.9 4.3 3.6 2.3 6.7 7.6 12.8 13.8 3.5
Spain 6,640 22.8 2.1 16.1 6.5 2.0 10.2 1.6 4.1 5.3 8.0 17.8 3.6
Taiwan 21,127 19.8 2.9 15.9 13.1 3.7 2.1 3.2 8.1 11.1 7.0 11.2 2.0
Thailand 7,113 23.9 1.5 14.6 9.4 3.9 0.9 3.6 7.7 10.1 7.4 14.3 2.7
Turkey 10,691 13.9 4.3 24.0 6.8 1.3 2.8 3.7 9.7 8.5 14.1 8.5 2.4
United Kingdom 11,599 17.8 3.1 4.2 8.4 3.2 5.9 0.1 3.1 7.0 16.0 25.2 5.9
Venezuela 8,267 28.6 2.2 15.8 8.9 3.6 1.3 6.9 3.9 5.2 6.1 13.7 3.8
Vietnam 21,403 29.8 1.2 9.6 3.9 3.8 1.1 9.8 8.8 7.7 5.1 10.6 8.4

*Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM) field

Note: Percent distribution may not total 100.0 due to rounding.

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2016). "Fields of Study of Students from Selected Places of Origin, 2015/16." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors

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