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International Students Summary

Fall 2006

Total Students
 
4580
 
 
Number of Countries Represented
 
135
   
 
Top 10 Countries China
12%
 
561
Korea
12%
 
545
India
10%
 
462
Taiwan, R.O.C.
8%
 
374
Canada
7%
 
315
Japan
5%
 
230
Turkey
3%
 
131
Thailand
3%
 
124
Mexico
2%
 
101
Saudi Arabia
2%
 
88
   
 
Immigration Classifications F-1
86%
 
3959
J-1
5%
 
209
Other
9%
 
412
   
 
Gender Female
50%
 
2286
Male
50%
 
2294
   
 
Educational Activity Undergraduate
21%
 
990
Graduate
52%
 
2372
Other
27%
 
1218
   
 
Geographical Region/Sub Region East Asia
39%
 
1771
South/Central Asia
12%
 
541
Western Europe
10%
 
451
Middle East
9%
 
416
North America
7%
 
315
Southeast Asia
6%
 
290
South America
6%
 
272
Eastern Europe
4%
 
186
Central America/Mexico
2%
 
115
Caribbean
1%
 
49
West Africa
1%
 
49
Australia/New Zealand
1%
 
45
East Africa
1%
 
31
North Africa
1%
 
28
Southern Africa
0%
 
12
Central Africa
0%
 
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ISSO
Boston University
February 28, 2005

Boston University International Students & Scholars Office