Reports and Statistics

Open Doors Report


FAU serves approximately 994 international students and scholars in the F and J visa classifications, including degree seeking students, visiting scholars, interns, and students who graduated and are engaged in Optional Practical Training. They represent 104 countries from around the world. The data below corresponds to existing records in the Student and Exchange Visitor (SEVIS) database as of March 2022.

Academic Year -- F and J International Student Enrollment

Category Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Fall 2020 Spring 2021 Fall 2021 Spring 2022
All F1 Students  874 855 712 704 758 723
All J1 Students 37 31 9 10 38 50
J1 Other Categories  42 41 26 20 19 21
Optional Practical Training 173 180 205 190 183 196
Grand Total 1126 1107 990 943 1010 994

 

 

Additional International Student Data – Spring 2022

Spring 2022 Data by College

College # of Students
Arts & Letters 108
Business (1) 233
Education 13
Engineering & Computer Science (2) 164
Honors College 8
Language Training* 57
Medicine 1
Nursing 16
Social Work & Criminal Justice  8
Science (3) 165
Grand Total 773

*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 177
Pending approval     5
Requested by DSO    14
Total  196

 


 

Top 10 Countries Number
Brazil 62
India 43
China 40
Saudi Arabia 39
Bangladesh 30
France 29
Iran 27
Kuwait  25
Colombia  23
Vietnam 20 
Total Countries Represented by International Students 104

 

Click here to view Spring 2022 Country Report for the 104 countires represented.