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International Students: Academic Level

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2007/08 - 2008/09

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS BY ACADEMIC LEVEL, 2007/08 - 2008/09
Academic Level 2007/08 Int'l Students 2007/08 % of Total 2008/09 Int'l Students 2008/09 % of Total % Change
Associate's 65,378 11.5 74,048 12.2 13.3
Bachelor's 177,982 31.4 195,826 32.4 10.0
Freshman 40,217 7.1 46,434 7.7 15.5
Sophomore 28,489 5.0 31,616 5.2 11.0
Junior 32,172 5.7 33,526 5.5 4.2
Senior 41,279 7.3 41,667 6.9 0.9
Bachelor's, Unspecified 35,825 6.3 42,583 7.0 18.9
Graduate 276,842 48.8 283,329 46.8 2.3
Master's 133,698 23.6 143,709 23.8 7.5
Doctoral 108,976 19.2 108,290 17.9 -0.6
Professional 9,472 1.7 9,980 1.6 5.4
Graduate, Unspecified 24,696 4.4 21,350 3.5 -13.5
Non-Degree 46,837 8.3 51,812 8.6 10.6
Non-Degree, Intensive English 24,468 4.3 26,800 4.4 9.5
Non-Degree, Other 22,369 3.9 25,012 4.1 11.8
TOTAL ENROLLED STUDENTS 567,039 100.0 605,015 100.0 6.7
Optional Practical Training (OPT) 56,766 66,601 17.3
TOTAL INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS 623,805 671,616 7.7

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2009). "International Students by Academic Level, 2007/08-2008/09." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors