Reports and Statistics

FAU serves approximately 1,267 international students and scholars in the F and J visa classifications, including degree seeking students, English and a Second Language (ESL) students, visiting scholars, interns, and students who graduated and are engaged in Optional Practical Training. They represent 111 countries from around the world. The data below corresponds to existing records in the Student and Exchange Visitor (SEVIS) database as of February 2019.

Academic Year -- F and J International Student Enrollment

Category Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019
Language Training (academic) 16 11 44 59
Bachelor’s 467 446 475 465
Graduate 355 338 356 338
Exchange Students 23 28 24 20
Grand Total 861 823 899 882

 

Additional International Student Data – Spring 2019

Spring 2019 Data by College

College # of Students
Arts & Letters 194
Business (1) 230
Design & Social Inquiry 45
Education 30
Engineering & Computer Science (2) 198
Honors College 12
Medicine 2
Nursing 14
Science (3) 157
Grand Total 882

 

66% of all international students are concentrated in three colleges: Business, Engineering & Computer Science, and Science

 


 

Students with Optional Practical Training OPT & Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) OPT

College # of Students
Approved 122
Pending approval 50
Requested by DSO 11
Total 183

 


 

Top 10 Countries Number
China 73
Brazil 69
India 56
Saudi Arabia 47
Venezuela 34
Canada 29
Kuwait 29
Nigeria 25
Pakistan 25
Iran 24
Total Countries Represented by International Students 111

View the complete country diversity report

 Last Modified 5/6/19