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International Students Summary

Fall 2010

Total Students
 
5464
 
 
Number of Countries Represented
 
139
   
 
Top 10 Countries China
20%
 
1109
Korea
12%
 
655
India
11%
 
613
Taiwan, R.O.C.
6%
 
308
Canada
6%
 
301
Saudi Arabia
4%
 
199
Japan
3%
 
149
Turkey
3%
 
140
Thailand
2%
 
102
Kazakhstan
2%
 
101
   
 
Immigration Classifications F-1
90%
 
4887
J-1
5%
 
286
Other
5%
 
291
   
 
Gender Female
49%
 
2663
Male
51%
 
2801
   
 
Educational Activity Undergraduate
29%
 
1587
Graduate
45%
 
2487
Other
26%
 
1399
 

      Non-degree

3%
183
 

      CELOP

10%
565
 

      Post-completion OPT/AT

12%
651
         
Geographical Region/Sub Region East Asia
42%
 
2279
South/Central Asia
14%
 
786
Western Europe
10%
 
549
Middle East
9%
 
504
Southeast Asia
6%
 
309
North America
6%
 
302
South America
5%
 
269
Eastern Europe
3%
 
149
Central America/Mexico
2%
 
85
North Africa
1%
 
64
Australia/New Zealand
1%
 
43
West Africa
1%
 
43
Caribbean

0%

 
41
East Africa
0%
 
24
Southern Africa
0%
 
10
Central Africa
0%
 
5
Pacific Ocean Islands
0%
 
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ISSO
Boston University
February 3, 2011

Boston University International Students & Scholars Office