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Open Doors Data

Special Reports: Community College Data Resource

Study Abroad: Characteristics

2007/08

CHARACTERISTICS OF STUDY ABROAD STUDENTS, 2007/08
     
Field of Study Associate's Institutions All Institutions
Social Sciences 11.6% 21.5%
Business 10.9% 20.2%
Humanities 10.9% 13.3%
Health Sciences 10.4% 4.5%
Foreign Languages 10.3% 6.2%
Fine or Applied Arts 6.9% 8.4%
Education 5.1% 4.1%
Physical/Life Sciences 3.6% 7.2%
Math/Computer Science 1.3% 1.6%
Agriculture 0.8% 1.2%
Engineering 0.5% 3.1%
Undeclared 19.9% 3.3%
Other Fields of Study 7.9% 5.4%
 
Sex
Female 67.8% 65.1%
Male 32.2% 34.9%
 
Race/Ethnicity
White 68.8% 81.8%
Hispanic or Latino(a) 15.1% 5.9%
Black or African-American 6.4% 4.0%
Multiracial 4.7 1.2%
Asian or Pacific Islander 4.7% 6.6%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 0.5%
 
TOTAL 7,050 262,416