Where Do Foreign Students Study In The US?

A lot of young people all over the world choose to continue their education in the United States. Check out this handy infographic below, which reveals interesting facts on who is studying in the USA, top destinations, academic level, top fields of study and which nations send the highest proportion of students to the States.

A Few Interesting Facts…

  • The majority of foreign students in the US are Chinese (38%)
  • India and South Korea send the second and third most students to the US
  • There are currently 31% more foreign students studying in the US than ten years ago
  • California, New York, and Texas enroll the most foreign students
  • Business and Management courses are the most popular for foreign students
  • More foreign students are enrolled in undergraduate programs (as opposed to graduate)



  1. christina

    May 16, 2013 at 11:27 pm

    you have switched the mascots for michigan state university (green and white, spartans) and university of michigan (blue and gold, wolverines).

  2. Nirdesh Chahal

    May 30, 2013 at 6:10 am

    Useful stats for all US Masters aspirants. June to August are the months students all over the world will vie for TOEFL and GRE exams.