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International Students: Fields of Study

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2010/11 - 2011/12

FIELDS OF STUDY OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS, 2009/10 - 2010/11
Field of Study
 
2010/11 Int'l
Students
2011/12 Int'l
Students
2011/12
% of Total
%
Change
Business and Management 155,769 166,733 21.8 7.0
Engineering 135,592 141,285 18.5 4.2
Math and Computer Science 64,588 71,364 9.3 10.5
Social Sciences 63,347 66,163 8.7 4.4
Physical and Life Sciences 63,471 66,007 8.6 4.0
Fine and Applied Arts 37,237 41,710 5.5 12.0
Intensive English 32,306 38,887 5.1 20.4
Health Professions 32,526 29,535 3.9 -9.2
Education 16,933 17,200 2.2 1.6
Humanities 16,263 16,294 2.1 0.2
Agriculture 9,888 9,750 1.3 -1.4
Other Fields of Study 75,459 77,252 10.1 2.4
Undeclared 19,898 22,315 2.9 12.1
         
TOTAL INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS 723,277 764,495 100.0 5.7

* OPT students are included in the overall field of study breakdowns.

Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2012). "International Students by Field of Study, 2010/2011 - 2011/12." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors