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The 2018 Open Doors Report on International Education Exchange provides a wealth of information and data on the numbers of international students studying in the United States in the 2017/18 academic year, and the numbers of U.S. students studying abroad for academic credit in 2016/17. Review the linked data tables below for insights into regional, state and country specific trends.

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Open Doors 2018 Data

Open Doors 2018 Press Release

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Open Doors 2018 Infographics

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Open Doors 2018 Briefing and Discussion

Representatives from the U.S Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and the Institute of International Education (IIE) provided analysis and insights into the Open Doors 2018 data at a briefing at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on November 13th.

Open Doors 2018 Presentation

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