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Study Abroad: Top Destinations

2003/04

COMPARISON OF LEADING HOST DESTINATIONS FOR U.S. STUDY ABROAD STUDENTS: ASSOCIATE'S INSTITUTIONS AND ALL U.S. STUDY ABROAD INSTITUTIONS, 2003/04
           
Associate's Institutions Study Abroad All U.S. Study Abroad
 
Destination Students Percent Destination Students Percent
Italy 849 14.7 United Kingdom 32,237 16.8
United Kingdom 815 14.1 Italy 21,922 11.5
Mexico 747 12.9 Spain 20,058 10.5
Spain 696 12.0 France 13,718 7.2
France 555 9.6 Australia 11,418 6.0
Multi-destination* 316 5.5 Multi-destination* 10,611 5.5
Cuba  245 4.2 Mexico 9,293 4.9
Costa Rica 225 3.9 Germany 5,985 3.1
Austria 172 3.0 Ireland 5,198 2.7
Ireland 156 2.7 China 4,737 2.5
Japan 153 2.7 Costa Rica 4,510 2.4
China 95 1.7 Japan 3,707 1.9
Greece 87 1.5 Austria 2,444 1.3
French Polynesia 85  1.5 New Zealand 2,369 1.2
Guatemala 77 1.3 Cuba 2,148 1.1
Czech Republic 73 1.3 Chile 2,135 1.1
Israel 67 1.2 Greece 2,099 1.1
Germany 54 0.9 Czech Republic 2,089 1.1
Canada 43 0.8 South Africa 2,009 1.1
Australia 39 0.7 Russia 1,797 0.9
TOTAL 5,776 TOTAL 191,321

* Multi-destination refers to a student who studied abroad in more than one destination or region within a single study abroad program/experience.