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Open Doors Data

International Students: Fields of Study by Place of Origin

2010/11

FIELDS OF STUDY FOR THE TOP 25 PLACES OF ORIGIN, 2010/11
PERCENT OF TOTAL
Rank Place of Origin Business/ Management Education Engineering Fine/ Applied Arts Health Professions Humanities Intensive English Math/ Computer Science Physical/ Life Sciences Social Sciences Undeclared Other TOTAL
1 China 27.5 2.1 19.2 3.4 2.0 1.2 4.3 10.6 11.5 7.0 2.3 8.9 100.0
2 India 15.2 1.0 36.9 1.3 4.9 0.6 0.7 19.8 11.4 3.0 0.5 4.7 100.0
3 South Korea 17.0 3.7 10.8 12.2 5.4 4.6 5.2 5.0 8.0 10.1 3.3 14.7 100.0
4 Canada 15.3 9.1 7.7 7.8 16.1 4.8 0.2 2.4 8.0 12.0 2.5 14.1 100.0
5 Taiwan 23.4 4.9 14.7 11.5 3.7 2.1 4.8 6.0 10.0 7.0 1.6 10.3 100.0
6 Saudi Arabia 18.4 2.0 21.8 1.1 5.3 1.3 29.1 8.1 3.4 2.3 1.7 5.5 100.0
7 Japan 19.8 3.4 4.4 8.6 3.9 5.4 10.8 2.9 5.7 13.7 4.7 16.7 100.0
8 Vietnam 41.3 1.7 10.7 2.6 5.2 2.4 4.2 8.5 7.1 4.6 2.9 8.8 100.0
9 Mexico 21.7 3.7 14.7 7.5 2.9 4.9 3.4 4.8 8.2 10.0 2.7 15.5 100.0
10 Turkey 17.3 3.7 22.9 4.0 1.2 3.1 5.1 9.6 8.1 12.5 2.6 9.9 100.0
11 Nepal 23.5 1.1 16.9 1.2 8.1 1.2 0.2 12.1 18.5 5.6 1.1 10.5 100.0
12 Germany 26.7 2.1 7.6 4.4 3.0 7.3 0.9 3.6 7.6 12.3 5.7 18.8 100.0
13 United Kingdom 19.9 4.3 4.7 6.4 4.5 6.2 0.4 3.1 8.0 17.8 6.5 18.2 100.0
14 Brazil 26.1 2.9 7.9 7.9 5.5 4.7 3.9 3.0 6.2 10.1 3.0 18.8 100.0
15 Thailand 24.2 2.7 17.6 6.6 4.5 1.7 4.9 8.0 7.4 6.2 2.1 14.1 100.0
16 Hong Kong 31.2 1.4 6.7 8.4 2.5 3.5 1.6 5.6 7.5 13.6 2.5 15.5 100.0
17 France 30.7 1.1 9.4 4.9 1.9 7.8 1.7 2.9 6.4 8.6 5.5 19.1 100.0
18 Nigeria 18.6 1.5 24.7 1.9 13.9 3.2 0.2 6.9 11.9 6.8 1.4 9.0 100.0
19 Indonesia 30.2 2.8 18.0 8.1 4.0 2.8 0.8 5.5 6.1 7.4 1.5 12.8 100.0
20 Malaysia 19.8 2.1 29.1 3.4 3.9 2.1 0.2 7.6 11.2 7.7 3.8 9.1 100.0
21 Colombia 20.1 3.5 16.3 6.0 3.0 5.2 7.6 4.0 10.0 10.1 1.5 12.7 100.0
23 Venezuela 26.6 2.7 15.7 5.5 3.5 2.2 11.9 3.6 5.6 6.7 2.0 14.0 100.0
24 Pakistan 21.5 2.8 24.7 2.1 5.0 2.1 0.6 9.7 7.3 11.6 2.9 9.7 100.0
25 Kenya 17.1 4.5 10.0 1.7 19.6 3.8 0.4 4.6 13.3 9.3 2.1 13.6 100.0
26 Russia 28.0 3.2 5.4 7.6 3.4 7.0 3.0 5.4 11.8 11.5 2.5 11.2 100.0

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2011). "Fields of Study for the Top 25 Places of Origin, 2010/11." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors