ERIC Number: ED276358
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Open Doors: 1985/86. Report on International Educational Exchange.
Zikopoulos, Marianthi, Ed.; Julian, Alfred C., Ed.
Results of the 1985-1986 census of foreign students in the United States are presented. In addition to an overview of foreign study in the United States and other countries, data are provided on: the number of students from regions and countries that sent the largest groups of foreign students to the United States; personal and academic characteristics of students; distribution of students by region and state; attendance at two-year and four-year institutions, as well as public and private colleges; institutions with the most foreign students; foreign student characteristics by academic level; expenditures for living costs; and intensive English language programs. Appendices provide information on: foreign student enrollments by institution and state for 1984-1985 and 1985-1986; place of origin of foreign students by region (extrapolated count, base numbers, percentage distribution, and percentage change); detailed field of study categories; codes for countries by region and subregion; states within U.S. regions; and foreign student enrollments in intensive English language programs by program and location. Information on the Annual Census of Foreign Students and a sample questionnaire are provided. (SW)
Descriptors: Educational Background, Enrollment Trends, Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Geographic Distribution, Higher Education, Intensive Language Courses, International Educational Exchange, Majors (Students), National Surveys, Private Colleges, Questionnaires, State Colleges, Student Characteristics, Two Year Colleges
Institute of International Education, 809 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: United States Information Agency, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Institute of International Education, New York, NY.