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2012/13

Fields of Study of Students from Selected Places of Origin, 2012/13
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 23.8 1.9 11.2 8.9 3.1 3.4 2.7 3.8 6.0 9.3 19.2 6.7 10,868
Canada 15.8 6.9 7.5 8.8 15.0 4.1 0.1 2.6 8.5 13.0 14.6 3.1 27,357
China 29.0 1.7 19.2 4.9 1.3 1.0 3.2 11.2 8.8 8.2 9.0 2.5 235,597
Colombia 19.0 2.6 13.5 8.9 2.3 5.5 7.0 3.3 9.7 11.7 13.0 3.5 6,543
France 24.9 0.9 11.6 6.6 1.5 6.9 1.4 5.7 5.2 9.9 19.5 5.9 8,297
Germany 26.0 1.6 7.9 4.2 2.3 6.9 0.9 3.1 8.2 14.1 17.9 6.9 9,819
Hong Kong 27.4 1.0 6.5 10.3 3.4 3.0 2.5 5.7 6.0 15.0 14.6 4.6 8,026
India 13.7 0.5 35.6 1.7 4.7 0.5 0.1 23.1 11.2 3.5 4.6 0.8 96,754
Indonesia 29.6 2.0 15.6 9.5 2.3 1.7 1.2 5.1 5.3 9.8 12.6 5.3 7,670
Iran 4.7 1.3 55.2 5.4 2.3 1.0 1.6 9.6 10.5 3.6 4.2 0.6 8,744
Japan 17.4 2.4 3.7 8.1 2.8 5.8 14.6 2.2 4.8 11.5 22.1 4.6 19,568
Malaysia 18.2 2.2 28.4 4.3 2.9 1.7 0.1 8.0 11.8 9.8 10.3 2.3 6,791
Mexico 21.5 3.3 17.0 8.9 2.9 3.4 2.7 4.0 6.5 10.5 14.0 5.3 14,199
Nepal 19.0 1.0 20.3 1.5 9.4 1.1 0.1 11.9 19.6 5.5 7.6 3.0 8,920
Nigeria 15.5 1.7 24.1 2.3 12.5 2.3 0.2 7.4 13.0 7.9 9.0 4.1 7,316
Russia 28.2 1.9 6.8 9.4 2.5 5.0 1.9 7.4 11.5 11.3 11.4 2.7 4,898
Saudi Arabia 17.1 2.8 21.1 2.1 5.6 1.5 27.2 7.4 4.0 2.7 5.8 2.7 44,566
South Korea 16.4 3.1 10.8 13.4 5.0 4.1 4.5 4.9 7.0 12.4 15.1 3.3 70,627
Spain 22.1 2.1 13.1 9.3 2.1 11.2 2.2 3.7 4.8 8.5 16.3 4.6 5,033
Taiwan 20.9 3.8 16.6 12.9 3.6 2.1 3.7 6.7 10.6 7.1 9.9 2.1 21,867
Thailand 21.4 2.2 17.3 10.1 4.1 1.4 3.7 7.0 9.0 7.0 13.9 2.9 7,314
Turkey 15.1 3.7 25.1 5.7 0.7 2.7 3.5 9.6 8.6 13.5 9.8 2.0 11,278
United Kingdom 17.7 3.2 4.5 8.6 4.0 6.6 0.1 2.9 7.3 18.1 20.9 6.1 9,467
Venezuela 29.3 2.2 14.8 8.4 2.7 2.1 10.2 3.4 4.8 6.9 11.2 4.0 6,158
Vietnam 38.1 1.1 9.9 3.5 4.3 1.2 4.6 7.5 7.3 5.1 7.2 10.2 16,098

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2013). "Fields of Study of Students from Selected Places of Origin, 2012/13." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors