Total number of Students in the United States:

Total International StudentsTotal US Higher Education
1,075,49619,720,000

Total New International Student Enrollment:

267,712

Top US States Hosting International Students:

1California160,592
2New York126,911
3Texas77,097
4Massachusetts73,695
5Illinois51,966
6Pennsylvania50,070
7Florida46,221
8Ohio35,508
9Michigan31,408
10Indiana28,136

Top Places of Origin of International Students

1China372,532
2India193,124
3South Korea49,809
4Saudi Arabia30,957
5Canada25,992
6Vietnam23,777
7Taiwan23,724
8Japan17,554
9Brazil16,671
10Mexico14,348

Top US Institutions hosting International Students

1New York UniversityNew YorkNY21,093
2Northeastern University- BostonBostonMA17,491
3University of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesCA17,309
4Columbia UniversityNew YorkNY17,145
5University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign *ChampaignIL13,962
6Arizona State University *TempeAZ13,136
7University of California – Los Angeles *Los AngelesCA11,447
8University of California – San DiegoLa JollaCA11,272
9Purdue University – West Lafayette *West LafayetteIN11,173
10Boston University *BostonMA11,158
11University of California – BerkeleyBerkeleyCA11,173
12Pennsylvania State University – University Park *University ParkPA9,244
13University of Washington *SeattleWA9,236
14University of Michigan – Ann Arbor *Ann ArborMI9,000
15University of Texas -DallasRichardsonTX8,787
16University of CaliforniaIrvineCA8,773
17Carnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburghPA8,694
18University of California – Davis *DavisCA7,919
19Ohio State University – ColumbusColumbusOH7,894
20Cornell UniversityIthacaNY7,623
* Schools who have a Chi Alpha Christian fellowship present

Academic Level Trends of International Students

Number of Undergraduate StudentsNumber of Graduate Students
419,321374,435
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Selected Fields of Study

Engineering220,542
Math & Computer Science205,207
Business Management174,470
Social Sciences84,440
Physical & Life Sciences81,971
Fine & Applied Arts64,501
Health Professions34,934
Communications & Journalism23,925
Intensive English21,301
Humanities16,992
Legal Studies & Law Enforcement16,269
Education15,700
Agriculture13,134