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 114 countries from around the world. The data below corresponds to existing records in the Student and Exchange Visitor (SEVIS) database as of February 2016. 

 

Fall 2015/2016 Academic Year -- F and J International Student Enrollment

Category

Fall 2015

Spring 2016

Language Training (academic)

29

 18

Bachelor’s

365

399

Graduate

274

343

Exchange Students

47

 40

Grand Total

750

800

 

Additional International Student Data – Spring 2016

Spring 2016 Data by College

College

# of Students

Arts & Letters

88

Business (1)

282

Design & Social Inquiry

47

Education

30

Engineering & Computer Science (2)

207

Honors College

8

Nursing

10

Science (3)

128

Grand Total                           

800

77% of all international students are concentrated in three colleges: Business, Engineering & Computer Science, and Science

 

Students with Optional Practical Training* (OPT)

Category

# of Students

Approved

100

Pending approval

 17

Total

117

 
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Top 10 Countries

Number

India

92

China

80

Venezuela

51

Brazil

44

Saudi Arabia

36

Pakistan

35

Iran

34

Colombia

32

Nepal

27

France

24

Total Countries Represented by International Students

114

 Last Modified 12/16/16