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Open Doors Data

International Students: Fields of Study by Place of Origin

2011/12

Fields of Study of Students from Selected Places of Origin, 2011/12
PERCENT OF TOTAL
Place of Origin Business/ Management Education Engineering Fine/ Applied Arts Health Professions Humanities Intensive English Math/ Computer Science Physical/ Life Sciences Social Sciences Other Undeclared TOTAL STUDENTS
Brazil 26.3 2.6 7.9 8.0 4.1 5.5 2.8 3.2 6.1 10.8 19.6 3.1 9,029
Canada 15.4 5.4 7.7 7.2 15.8 4.9 0.0 2.7 8.5 13.8 15.8 2.8 26,821
China 28.7 1.7 19.6 3.8 1.5 1.3 2.8 11.2 9.9 7.7 9.6 2.2 194,029
Colombia 18.6 2.7 15.0 6.4 3.0 7.2 5.5 3.4 9.7 10.4 15.0 3.1 6,295
France 25.6 0.7 13.7 4.2 1.4 8.0 1.4 3.9 5.8 9.2 20.1 6.0 8,232
Germany 24.2 1.6 7.6 4.0 2.0 8.7 0.3 3.8 7.9 13.1 21.0 5.8 9,347
Hong Kong 28.5 1.3 7.2 7.0 3.6 3.9 1.3 5.8 7.0 15.0 16.4 3.0 8,032
India 14.1 0.6 36.7 1.3 4.8 0.7 0.1 21.7 11.4 3.2 4.3 1.1 100,270
Indonesia 29.0 2.5 19.0 8.9 2.9 3.2 1.0 4.8 5.7 8.6 12.1 2.3 7,131
Iran 4.1 0.7 58.4 4.5 2.2 1.2 0.8 9.5 9.1 4.3 4.3 0.9 6,982
Japan 19.2 2.6 4.6 7.2 3.1 6.5 12.1 2.8 5.7 13.5 18.5 4.2 19,966
Malaysia 18.5 2.4 27.0 3.5 3.1 1.9 0.2 8.1 13.4 8.6 10.4 2.9 6,743
Mexico 22.2 3.1 17.0 6.8 3.7 3.4 2.6 3.9 6.4 8.8 16.8 5.3 13,893
Nepal 20.9 0.6 17.8 1.5 8.7 0.7 0.1 11.6 19.2 5.4 10.4 3.1 9,621
Nigeria 16.3 1.3 22.7 1.7 14.3 3.2 0.4 7.4 12.5 7.3 9.4 3.5 7,028
Pakistan 19.8 2.4 24.7 2.4 4.0 1.8 0.1 9.0 7.8 11.6 11.1 5.3 4,600
Russia 29.4 1.9 6.9 6.4 3.1 5.8 2.1 6.8 12.1 10.9 11.4 3.2 4,805
Saudi Arabia 15.9 2.0 18.4 1.4 4.7 1.0 36.3 6.7 3.0 2.6 6.2 1.8 34,139
South Korea 16.8 3.2 12.2 11.1 4.9 5.3 4.3 5.1 7.8 11.5 14.6 3.2 72,295
Taiwan 21.3 4.7 17.0 11.6 3.8 2.4 3.6 6.2 10.6 6.8 10.4 1.6 23,250
Thailand 21.1 2.4 18.0 6.7 5.4 2.4 3.5 7.5 8.3 7.2 15.4 2.1 7,626
Turkey 15.2 4.2 25.1 3.9 0.7 3.3 4.1 9.7 8.8 14.4 8.8 1.8 11,973
United Kingdom 17.8 3.2 4.9 6.6 3.4 7.9 0.2 2.5 7.1 16.8 24.1 5.5 9,186
Venezuela 25.6 2.6 15.5 7.7 3.2 2.1 10.4 2.9 4.8 7.0 14.3 3.9 6,281
Vietnam 39.0 1.1 9.6 2.9 4.5 1.3 2.9 7.1 6.8 4.5 10.5 9.8 15,572

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2012). "Fields of Study of Students from Selected Places of Origin, 2011/12." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors