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International Students: Academic Level

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1954/55 - 2009/10

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS BY ACADEMIC LEVEL, SELECTED YEARS, 1954/55 - 2009/10
Year Undergraduate Graduate          Non-degree* OPT* Total
1954/55 19,101 12,118 - - 34,232
1959/60 25,164 18,910 - - 48,486
1964/65 38,130 35,096 - - 82,045
1969/70 63,296 59,112 - - 134,959
1975/76 95,949 83,395 - - 197,417
1979/80 172,520 94,130 16,850 2,840 286,343
1980/81 186,660 99,110 21,660 3,450 311,882
1981/82 195,150 106,290 21,980 2,880 326,299
1982/83 202,760 110,270 20,340 3,620 336,985
1983/84 197,480 118,820 19,190 3,400 338,894
1984/85 197,640 122,590 17,570 4,310 342,113
1985/86 187,660 132,430 19,540 4,150 343,777
1986/87 181,230 146,100 17,550 4,730 349,609
1987/88 176,669 156,366 18,352 4,800 356,187
1988/89 172,551 165,590 21,189 7,020 366,354
1989/90 184,527 169,827 24,785 7,712 386,851
1990/91 189,900 182,130 26,730 8,770 407,529
1991/92 197,070 191,330 22,960 8,230 419,585
1992/93 210,080 193,330 24,200 11,010 438,618
1993/94 213,610 201,030 23,680 11,430 449,749
1994/95 221,500 191,738 26,188 13,209 452,635
1995/96 218,620 190,092 29,625 15,450 453,787
1996/97 218,743 190,244 30,872 18,125 457,984
1997/98 223,276 207,510 33,912 16,582 481,280
1998/99 235,802 211,426 26,863 16,842 490,933
1999/00 237,211 218,219 34,436 24,857 514,723
2000/01 254,429 238,497 33,883 21,058 547,867
2001/02 261,079 264,749 34,423 22,745 582,996
2002/03 260,103 267,876 30,551 27,793 586,323
2003/04 248,200 274,310 20,659 29,340 572,509
2004/05 239,212 264,410 28,418 32,999 565,039
2005/06 236,342 259,717 30,611 38,096 564,766
2006/07 238,050 264,288 38,986 41,660 582,984
2007/08 243,360 276,842 46,837 56,766 623,805
2008/09 269,874 283,329 51,812 66,601 671,616
2009/10 274,431 293,885 54,803 67,804 690,923

* Before 1979, non-degree and OPT students were counted together in Open Doors and identified in separate 'Other' category.

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2010). "International Students by Academic Level, 1954/55-2009/10." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors