2016 Open Doors Press Briefing

November 1, 2017 November 14, 2016 Washington, DC

On November 14, 2016, the Institute of International Education and the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs released the latest statistics and trends on international students in the United States and U.S. students studying abroad from the new Open Doors 2016 Report on International Educational Exchange.


Open Doors Briefing at the National Press Club

A Message from Asst. Secretary of State Evan M. Ryan

The Open Doors findings were the topic of a briefing on November 14 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, with Assistant Secretary of State Evan M. Ryan, in conjunction with the worldwide observance of International Education Week. The event included a presentation of the data and a lively conversation about international education among the assembled group of more than 100 educators, U.S. and foreign government representatives, international associations, and members of the press.

Open Doors Presentation and Audio Recording

Listen to the audio recording of the Open Doors 2016 Press Briefing

New Data and highlights on Open Doors website

On the Open Doors website, you can access the new data from Open Doors 2016, the annual report on student mobility, as well as press releases and background information to help explain the trends. Open Doors contains extensive data and analysis on numbers of foreign students and scholars on U.S. campuses and American students studying abroad, and is supported by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.