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International Students: Fields of Study

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2011/12 - 2012/13

FIELDS OF STUDY OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS, 2011/12 - 2012/13
Field of Study 2011/12 Int'l 
Students
2012/13 Int'l
Students
2012/13 
% of Total

Change
Business and Management 166,733 178,984 21.8 7.3
Engineering 141,285 154,186 18.8 9.1
Math and Computer Science 71,364 77,560 9.5 8.7
Social Sciences 66,163 73,274 8.9 10.7
Physical and Life Sciences 66,007 69,152 8.4 4.8
Fine and Applied Arts 41,710 45,850 5.6 9.9
Intensive English 38,887 39,990 4.9 2.8
Health Professions 29,535 31,222 3.8 5.7
Humanities 16,294 17,121 2.1 5.1
Education 17,200 17,011 2.1 -1.1
Agriculture 9,750 10,463 1.3 7.3
Other Fields of Study 77,252 79,876 9.8 3.4
Undeclared 22,315 24,955 3.0 11.8
         
TOTAL INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS 764,495 819,644 100.0 7.2

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

Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2013). "International Students by Field of Study, 2011/2012 - 2012/13." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors