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How many US students study abroad this year?
Nationally, the number of U.S. students studying abroad for credit during the 2019-2020 academic year declined 53 percent from 347,099 students to 162,633 students as the COVID-19 pandemic halted study abroad participation starting in March 2020.
What can studying abroad do for You?
Read this report to find out what studying abroad can do for you. There are 313,415 students studying abroad. While it sounds like a large number, it is only 1.5% of the total number of students enrolled in U.S. colleges. Studying abroad provides students with many benefits. You immerse yourself in a new culture and learn from a new perspective.
What is the best time of year to study abroad?
Summer term remained the most popular time to study abroad, with 38 percent of students going abroad during the summer in 2015/16. This reflects a growing interest in short-term programs among students, with 60 percent of students studying abroad on programs less than eight weeks in length.
How has the diversity of students studying abroad changed?
Over the past ten years, the diversity of students studying abroad has increased. While the majority of study abroad students in 2014/15 were white (71.6 percent), the proportion who identified as racial and ethnic minorities has increased from 17 percent in 2005/2006 to 28.4 percent in 2015/16.