ERIC Number: ED240894
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
The World's Students in Bay Area Universities.
Duggan, Susan J.; Wollitzer, Peter A.
Results of a survey of international student exchange programs in the Bay Area of California are presented. Information is provided on the following: the top 10 countries of origin for Bay Area foreign students; 10 Bay Area institutions with the highest number of foreign students; 10 area institutions with the highest percent of full-time enrollment; percentage of area foreign students by type of institution; percentage of foreign students in engineering, computer science, and business; source of financial support for area foreign students; and source of financial support for area foreign students per category of institution. Findings include the following: foreign students in the Bay Area number 14,410, or 27 percent of California's total; foreign students represent over 159 countries; Iran (prerevolution), Taiwan, and Japan have more students in the Bay Area than any other countries; Hong Kong is a close fourth and Canada is fifth; University of California at Berkeley and Stanford University lead the list of Bay Area university foreign student enrollments; graduate students constitute 45 percent of foreign student enrollments in Bay Area universities; business, engineering, and computer science attract the largest numbers of foreign students; and foreign students spend about $150 million annually in the Bay Area. (SW)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Palo Alto, CA.
Authoring Institution: Bay Area and the World, San Francisco, CA.
Identifiers: California (San Francisco Bay Area)
Note: For related documents, see HE 016 947-950.