Primary Source of Funding

2015/16 | 2014/15 | 2013/14 | 2012/13 | 2011/12 | 2010/11 | 2009/10 | 2008/09 | 2007/08 | 2006/07 | 2005/06 | 2004/05 | 2003/04 | 2002/03 | 2001/02 | 2000/01 |




*Funding from U.S. college or universities includes teaching and research assistantships, which are often federal government research grants disbursed to the student through the institution.

Read tables as : "Of the 427,313 international undergraduate students, 81.2 percent rely primarily on personal and family funds to pay for their studies."


Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2016). "International Students by Primary Source of Funding, 2015/16." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from



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