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International Students Summary

Fall 2008

Total Students
 
5040
 
 
Number of Countries Represented
 
136
   
 
Top 10 Countries China
14.9%
 
752
Korea
13.4%
 
675
India
10.7%
 
539
Taiwan, R.O.C.
7.2%
 
365
Canada
6.3%
 
315
Turkey
4.0%
 
203
Japan
3.8%
 
191
Thailand
2.2%
 
113
Mexico
1.8%
 
92
Italy
1.6%
 
80
   
 
Immigration Classifications F-1
87.4%
 
4407
J-1
5.6%
 
281
Other
7.0%
 
352
   
 
Gender Female
50.5%
 
2543
Male
49.5%
 
2497
   
 
Educational Activity Undergraduate
23.1%
 
1165
Graduate
48.4%
 
2437
Other
28.5%
 
1438
         
Geographical Region/Sub Region East Asia
40.8%
 
2042
South/Central Asia
12.8%
 
646
Western Europe
10.0%
 
506
Middle East
9.1%
 
461
North America
6.3%
 
315
South America
6.0%
 
304
Southeast Asia
5.9%
 
295
Eastern Europe
2.8%
 
143
Central America/Mexico
2.2%
 
113
West Africa
1.0%
 
51
Caribbean
0.9%
 
47
North Africa
0.8%
 
39
Australia/New Zealand
0.7%
 
33
East Africa
0.5%
 
24
Southern Africa
0.3%
 
15
Central Africa
0.1%
 
5
Pacific Ocean Islands
0.0%
 
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ISSO
Boston University
November 10, 2009

Boston University International Students & Scholars Office