Reports and Statistics

FAU serves approximately 1,280 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 103 countries from around the world. The data below corresponds to existing records in the Student and Exchange Visitor (SEVIS) database as of February 2020.

Academic Year -- F and J International Student Enrollment

Category Spring 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020
Language Training (academic) 11 44 59 49 40
Bachelor’s 446 475 465 488 473
Graduate 338 356 338 345 350
Exchange Students 28 24 20 29 23
Grand Total 823 899 882 911 886

 

Additional International Student Data – Spring 2020

Spring 2020 Data by College

College # of Students
Arts & Letters 94
Business (1) 261
Design & Social Inquiry 49
Education 16
Engineering & Computer Science (2) 216
Honors College 16
Language Training* 40
Medicine 1
Nursing 14
Science (3) 179
Grand Total 886

*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 111
Pending approval 12
Requested by DSO 13
Total 136

 


 

Top 10 Countries Number
Brazil 74
China 68
India 56
Saudi Arabia 45
Vietnam 30
Kuwait 28
Pakistan 27
Canada 26
Nigeria 26
Venezuela 25
Total Countries Represented by International Students 103

View the complete country diversity report

 Last Modified 5/18/20