[After the US Department of Homeland Security] Report on the trend of international students studying in the United States in 2017

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The information data presented in this article are all derived from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (Chinese translation is the US Department of Homeland Security, or the US Department of Homeland Security, English abbreviation DHS).

The “International Students Studying in the United States” and “International Students Studying in the United States” mentioned in this article specifically refer to those who hold US F-1 Student Visa, M-1 Visa Visa and J-1 Exchange Visitors.

The US DHS officially announced that the total number of international students studying in the United States in 2017 was 1,379,370. Compared with the 2016 data, the total number of people in 2017 increased by 1.3%, and the number of students holding F-1 and M-1 student visas was 1,184,735. The number of people (85.9%) and the J-1 Exchange Visitors visa was 194,635 (14.1%).

Of the international students studying in the United States in 2017, 33% have a bachelor’s degree, 31% have a master’s degree, and 12% have a doctoral degree. In terms of male-female ratio of international students studying in the United States, 57% are male and 43% are female.

❈Where do international students come from?

The international students studying in the United States come from more than 231 countries and regions, and the Asian region is the region with the largest number of students studying in the United States. In 2017, the number of international students studying in the United States exceeded 1,060,000, accounting for 77%. In 2017, the top three regions for the growth of international students in the United States were South America (6.5%), Australia/Pacific Island (4.9%) and Africa (3.2%).

In the Asian region, China and India are still the top two countries with the largest number of students studying in the United States. The number of Chinese students studying in the United States is 362,368, and the number of students studying in the United States is 206,698. The top three countries with the highest growth rate of studying in the United States in 2017 were Nepal (18% growth rate), India (7% growth rate) and Vietnam (6% growth rate), while Saudi Arabia (19% decline rate). ), South Korea (7% decline rate) and Japan (1% decline rate) are the three countries with the largest decline in the number of students studying in the United States in 2017.

❈What do international students study?

In 2017, the international students who went to study in the United States were still the STEM majors (STEM majors including science, technology, engineering and mathematics), and the proportion of students was as high as 43%. The second place in the professional rankings is business, with 18% of students. The most popular majors are Business Business, Management Management, Marketing Marketing and related business support services.

Due to the obvious advantages of STEM majors in internships and employment in the United States, the number of students who went to the United States in 2017 to study STEM majors reached 513,611, an increase of 8%. Among the STEM majors, the top three majors favored by American students are engineering majors (39%), computer and information sciences (28%), and biology and biomedical sciences. (8%).

Of the international students in the Asian region who studied in the United States in 2017, 366,859 people chose to pursue STEM majors, accounting for 49%. The top four countries with the largest number of STEM professionals in Asia are:

India has 173,258 people (47.2%), China 152,002 (41.4%), Saudi Arabia 25,125 (6.8%), and South Korea 16,474 (4.6%).

India and China are the main countries in the Asian region to study STEM professional international students. The total number of STEM students in these two countries accounts for 88.6% of STEM international students in Asia.

❈What schools host the largest international student population?

The top ten US universities and colleges with the largest number of international students studying in the United States in 2017 are:

◆ First place: New York University, New York University, 15,386 international students

NYU topped the list and said that Ruicy was slightly surprised.

◆ Second place: University of Southern California, University of Southern California, international student number 13,365

Absolutely no suspense, “not to live up to expectations.”

◆Third place: Northeastern University Northeastern University, international students 12,372

NEU’s overall growth rate in recent years is like the stock market generally soaring “upper”.

◆ Fourth place: Columbia University Columbia University, 11,585 international students

Excellent location and IVY vine school status, firmly contribute to Columbia’s enduring TOP level “Popular Dream Lovers”.

◆ Fifth place: Arizona State University Arizona State University, 11,370 international students

ASU’s beautiful scenery and “hot” temperatures, as well as the rigorous academic and academic level in science and engineering, business, have laid a hot pursuit of ASU. Well, after all, most people on the planet like sunshine and warmth~

◆ Sixth place: University of Illinois, Illinois, 11,065 international students

The UI has three campuses, the most well known of which is UIUC. UIUC’s engineering colleges are top-notch in the United States and the world. Almost all engineering majors rank among the top ten in the US, especially in computer, electrical, civil, materials, mechanical and environmental fields. Ranked in the top five positions.

◆ seventh place: Purdue University Purdue University, international students 10,595

Purdue has six campuses, the most famous being West Lafayette. Purdue’s West Lafayette campus has always been a well-known American university of science and engineering, especially engineering, agriculture, pharmacy, technical and veterinary colleges have maintained the top ten in the United States, and Purdue is in business (eg management related) And social science majors (such as media-related majors) have also been very much concerned and recognized by international students.

◆ Eighth: Penn State University, Pennsylvania, with 9,566 international students

If I asked the PSU to comment on me, I would like to say two things:

First, there are so many campuses in this school. In addition to the main campus U Prak, there are more than 20 joint campuses, 20 over;

Second, the PSU has its own private airport. The school airport can fly to Washington, DC, Washington, DC, Philadelphia, Philadelphia and Detroit Detroit. You can buy State College directly when you book your flight, and you can get off the plane to the campus. 10 minutes drive.

◆ Ninth Place: City University of New York, New York City University, 9,004 international students

CUNY is the third largest public university in the United States, with 11 four-year regular universities/colleges, six two-year community colleges, one graduate school, one journalism school, one law school, and one medical school.

◆ Tenth place: Indiana University, Indiana University, 8,442 international students

IU has a total of eight campuses, the most well-known is Bloomington, Bloomington. If you add together eight undergraduate students and graduate students, the total number of IU students will be more than 110,000 students. IU’s most well-known and strongest person is in the humanities and social sciences, especially in the education college, journalism school, law school and humanities research institute. 85% of all IU social science graduate programs are ranked before the US. 20 people. In addition, IU’s Kelley School of Business and the Jacobs School of Music are also very good!

❈Where in the United States do international students study?

According to the official data published by DHS, the top three states that are most popular among international students in the US and who are ultimately selected are:

First place: California, California, the number of international students is 200,809;

Second place: New York, New York, 133,926 international students;

Third place: Texas Texas, with an international student population of 86,200.

According to the US time zone method, the proportion of international students studying in the United States in the four regions is not too obvious, respectively:

The first northeast accounted for 27.3%

Second place, the proportion in the south is 26.4%

Third place, the proportion of the West is 25.4%

Fourth place, Midwest 20.4%

In 2017, the top five states in the northeastern United States with a growth rate of international students were:

First place: New Jersey, New Jersey, the number of international students increased by 8%;

Second place: Connecticut, the number of international students increased by 6%;

Second place: Delaware Delaware, the number of international students increased by 6%;

Fourth place: Pennsylvania, the number of international students increased by 5%;

Fourth place: Vermont Vermont, the number of international students increased by 5%;

The top six states in the United States in the United States in 2017 are:

First place: Arkansas Arkansas, the number of international students increased by 7%;

First place: Kentucky, the number of international students increased by 7%;

Third place: Georgia Georgia, the number of international students increased by 6%;

Third place: Alabama Alabama, the number of international students increased by 6%;

Fifth place: Maryland, Maryland, the number of international students increased by 5%;

Fifth place: North Carolina, North Carolina, the number of international students increased by 5%;

2017 Midwestern United States The average growth rate of international students in the United States is 1%, with the number of students studying in Illinois increasing by 1,331, and the number of Nebraska Nebraska students increasing by 405 (7%), but the number of students in Missouri Missouri has decreased by 763. People (decline rate 3%).

2017 Western United States The total number of international students in the United States has remained stable compared with 2016. Among them, California California is the most popular state in the western region for international students. In 2017, the number of international students studying in California undergraduate courses increased by 8%. The number of Nevada Nevada students increased by 141 (5% growth). The number of international students in Idaho in Idaho decreased by 1,611 in 2017 (down 14%), and the number of undergraduate international students decreased by 550 (down 16%).