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 Spring 2020 Fall 2020 Spring 2021 Fall 2021 Spring 2022 Fall 2022
All F1 Students  855 712 704 758 723 937
All J1 Students 31 9 10 38 50 53
J1 Other Categories  41 26 20 19 21 29
Optional Practical Training 180 205 190 183 196 193
Grand Total 1107 990 943 1010 994 1219

 

 

Additional International Student Data – Fall 2022

Fall 2022 Data by College

College # of Students
Arts & Letters 109
Business (1) 254
Education 16
Engineering & Computer Science (2) 371
Honors College 6
Language Training* 43
Nursing 16
Social Work & Criminal Justice  7
Science (3) 168
Grand Total 990

*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 125
Pending approval    2
Requested by DSO    8
Grand Total  135

 


 

Top 10 Countries Number
India 240
Brazil 57
Bangladesh 47
China 36
Saudi Arabia 36
Germany 35
Iran 28
Colombia 27
Canada 23
France 23 
Total Countries Represented by International Students 108