Reports and Statistics

FAU serves approximately 1,296 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 October 2019.

Academic Year -- F and J International Student Enrollment

Category Spring 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019 Fall 2019
Language Training (academic) 11 44 59 49
Bachelor’s 446 475 465 488
Graduate 338 356 338 345
Exchange Students 28 24 20 29
Grand Total 823 899 882 911

 

Additional International Student Data – Fall 2019

Fall 2019 Data by College

College # of Students
Arts & Letters 121
Business (1) 253
Design & Social Inquiry 52
Education 31
Engineering & Computer Science (2) 205
Honors College 15
Language Training* 49
Medicine 2
Nursing 13
Science (3) 170
Grand Total 911

*Language Training students are in the Intensive English Institute with the goal of progressing to degree level

 


 

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

College # of Students
Approved 153
Pending approval 17
Requested by DSO 3
Total 173

 


 

Top 10 Countries Number
Brazil 74
China 73
India 52
Saudi Arabia 44
Venezuela 32
Vietnam 30
Canada 29
Nigeria 25
Colombia 25
Pakistan 24
Total Countries Represented by International Students 107

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 Last Modified 10/31/19