Trends & Indicators: International Enrollment

Updated July 2012

New England colleges and universities enrolled nearly 59,000 foreign students in 2011—more than three times as many as they did in 1980, according to data from the New York City-based Institute of International Education.

New England campuses attract 8.1% of all foreign students who enrolled in the United States.


Figure INT 1: Foreign Enrollment at New England Colleges and Universities and Share of U.S. Foreign Enrollment, 1980 to 2011

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Source: New England Board of Higher Education analysis of Institute of International Education data.


Figure INT 2: Estimated Economic Impact from International Students, 2010-11

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Note: *Includes funding from a U.S. college or university, the U.S. Government, a U.S. private sponsor or current employment.

Source: New England Board of Higher Education analysis of Institute of International Education data.


Figure INT 3: New England Institutions Enrolling More than 1,000 Foreign Students, 2011

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Source: New England Board of Higher Education analysis of Institute of International Education data.


Figure INT 4: New England Institutions with More than 10% of Undergraduates Studying Abroad, 2010

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Source: New England Board of Higher Education analysis of Institute of International Education data.


Figure INT 5: Foreign Students in New England by Leading Countries of Origin, 2011

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Source: New England Board of Higher Education analysis of Institute of International Education data.

 


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