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International Students Summary

Fall 2007

Total Students
 
4752
 
 
Number of Countries Represented
 
133
   
 
Top 10 Countries China
13.7%
 
653
Korea
13.7%
 
650
India
10.1%
 
482
Taiwan, R.O.C.
8.0%
 
379
Canada
6.4%
 
306
Japan
4.9%
 
235
Turkey
3.9%
 
186
Thailand
2.4%
 
116
Mexico
2.0%
 
94
Saudi Arabia
1.6%
 
77
   
 
Immigration Classifications F-1
86.9%
 
4130
J-1
6.0%
 
283
Other
7.1%
 
339
   
 
Gender Female
50.3%
 
2390
Male
49.7%
 
2362
   
 
Educational Activity Undergraduate
21.8%
 
1035
Graduate
48.8%
 
2320
Other
29.4%
 
1397
         
Geographical Region/Sub Region East Asia
41.6%
 
1978
South/Central Asia
10.8%
 
513
Middle East
9.8%
 
467
Western Europe
9.5%
 
450
North America
6.4%
 
306
Southeast Asia
6.0%
 
286
South America
5.3%
 
251
Eastern Europe
3.8%
 
181
Central America/Mexico
2.4%
 
116
Caribbean
1.0%
 
47
North Africa
0.9%
 
43
West Africa
0.8%
 
36
Australia/New Zealand
0.7%
 
35
East Africa
0.6%
 
29
Southern Africa
0.2%
 
10
Central Africa
0.1%
 
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ISSO
Boston University
November 10, 2009

Boston University International Students & Scholars Office