FAU serves approximately 1,200 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 107 countries from around the world. The data below corresponds to existing records in the Student and Exchange Visitor (SEVIS) database as of February 2017. 

 

Academic Year 2016/2017 -- F and J International Student Enrollment

Category

Fall 2016

Spring 2017

Language Training (academic)

16

 17

Bachelor’s

434

445

Graduate

359

346

Exchange Students

31

 38

Grand Total

840

846

 

Additional International Student Data – Spring 2017

Spring 2017 Data by College

College

# of Students

Arts & Letters

82

Business (1)

295

Design & Social Inquiry

44

Education

35

Engineering & Computer Science (2)

230

Honors College

5

Nursing

7

Science (3)

148

Grand Total                           

846

 

77% 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

Category

# of Students

Approved

91

Pending approval

7

Requested by DSO

21

Total

119

 
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Top 10 Countries

Number

India

74

China

74

Brazil

51

Venezuela

41

Saudi Arabia

39

Pakistan

34

Iran

31

Colombia

29

France

22

Nepal

21

Total Countries Represented by International Students

107

 Last Modified 4/21/17