Different motives for studying abroad. <ul><li>690,923 international students attended U.S. institutions in 2009-10 compared to the 262,00 American students who studied abroad in 2008-09. Open Doors </li></ul>
Academically driven. <ul><li>The majority of international students are in line with the academic benefits to studying in America. </li></ul>
Culturally and socially driven. <ul><li>Most American students recognize study abroad as a chance to experience a different culture and immerse themselves in eye-opening adventures, travel and fun. </li></ul>
Longer study duration in America for international students. <ul><li>In the 2008-09 academic year, 269,874 international students were enrolled in a four-year undergraduate program at a respective American University. Open Doors </li></ul>
Quick, fleeting fun for Americans abroad. <ul><li>56 % of American students study abroad for 8 weeks or less and only 4% go for a whole academic year. Institute of International Education </li></ul>
International student life at the University of Denver. <ul><li>In the fall of 2010, there was a total of 1171 international students enrolled at the University of Denver . </li></ul>
Making America a temporary home. <ul><li>International students make up 10% of the population at the University of Denver with 89 countries represented. Office of Internationalization </li></ul>
The comforts of home or an American spin? <ul><li>Chinese international students make up 46% of the total number of international students at the University of Denver. Office of Internationalization </li></ul>
Adjusting to the fast paced lifestyle. <ul><li>In 2008/09, international students spent $17.8 billion in the U.S., most of which derived from sources outside of the U.S. Open Doors </li></ul>
The United States hosts 6 out of the top 10 universities in the world. <ul><li>The most popular fields of study for students from abroad are in business and engineering fields. These account for 38% of declared majors of international students. Vistawide </li></ul>
More seats to fill in the near future. <ul><li>Early indicators of international enrollment for 2011 show that campuses are seeing similar or higher rates of increase for both new and total international students. </li></ul>
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