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International Students Summary

Fall 2009

Total Students
 
5172
 
 
Number of Countries Represented
 
135
   
 
Top 10 Countries China
18%
 
922
Korea
12%
 
637
India
11%
 
576
Taiwan, R.O.C.
6%
 
317
Canada
6%
 
314
Japan
4%
 
183
Turkey
3%
 
181
Thailand
2%
 
116
Saudi Arabia
2%
 
109
Mexico
2%
 
90
   
 
Immigration Classifications F-1
90%
 
4667
J-1
5%
 
240
Other
5%
 
265
   
 
Gender Female
50%
 
2609
Male
50%
 
2563
   
 
Educational Activity Undergraduate
26%
 
1364
Graduate
47%
 
2415
Other
27%
 
1393
         
Geographical Region/Sub Region East Asia
41%
 
2122
South/Central Asia
14%
 
713
Western Europe
10%
 
520
Middle East
9%
 
467
North America
6%
 
314
Southeast Asia
6%
 
313
South America
5%
 
250
Eastern Europe
3%
 
158
Central America/Mexico
2%
 
103
North Africa
1%
 
47
Caribbean
1%
 
45
West Africa
1%
 
39
Australia/New Zealand
1%
 
38
East Africa
1%
 
28
Southern Africa
0%
 
8
Central Africa
0%
 
6
Pacific Ocean Islands
0%
 
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ISSO
Boston University
November 10, 2009

Boston University International Students & Scholars Office