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U.S. Study Abroad: Leading Destinations

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2000/01 - 2001/02

TOP 25 DESTINATIONS OF U.S. STUDY ABROAD STUDENTS, 2000/01 & 2001/02
Rank Destination 2000/01 2001/02 2001/02 % Change 2001/02 % of All Study Abroad
TOTAL 154,168 160,920 4.4
1 United Kingdom 30,289 30,143 -0.5 18.7
2 Spain 16,016 17,176 7.2 10.7
3 Italy 16,127 17,169 6.5 10.7
4 France 11,905 12,274 3.1 7.6
5 Australia 8,066 9,456 17.2 5.9
6 Mexico 8,360 8,078 -3.4 5.0
7 Germany 5,116 4,856 -5.1 3.0
8 Ireland 3,973 4,375 10.1 2.7
9 China 2,942 3,911 32.9 2.4
10 Costa Rica 3,641 3,781 3.8 2.3
11 Japan 2,618 3,168 21.0 2.0
12 Austria 2,396 2,180 -9.0 1.4
13 Greece 1,754 1,856 5.8 1.2
14 Netherlands 1,635 1,676 2.5 1.0
15 Czech Republic 1,273 1,659 30.3 1.0
16 Chile 1,233 1,492 21.0 0.9
17 South Africa 1,107 1,456 31.5 0.9
18 Ecuador 1,311 1,425 8.7 0.9
19 New Zealand 1,120 1,326 18.4 0.8
20 Cuba 905 1,279 41.3 0.8
21 Russia 1,152 1,269 10.2 0.8
22 Canada 1,040 1,180 13.5 0.7
23 Brazil 760 1,064 40.0 0.7
24 Israel 1,248 1,031 -17.4 0.6
25 Switzerland 827 1,022 23.6 0.6

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2003). "Leading Destinations of U.S. Study Abroad Students, 2000/01-2001/02." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors