Women Are Two-Thirds of All U.S. College and University Students Who Study Abroad

According to the Institute of International Education’s latest annual Open Doors report, that provides detailed information on foreign students who come to U.S. colleges and universities and U.S. students who study abroad, women make up a large percentage of U.S. college and university students who choose to study abroad.

The data shows that during the 2017-18 academic year, 341,751 American students went abroad to engage in academic pursuits at foreign colleges and universities. Of the 341,751 American students who studied abroad, 67 percent were women. This is down slightly from 67.3 percent in the previous academic year, which was the highest percentage of women among the study abroad pool in the past decade.

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