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"Join the Numbers and Start Your#Access2USA" infographic with pie chart showing stats for students with disabilities studying in the United States.

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International Students with All Types of Disabilities Study in the United States 

  • Learning Disability: 37%
  • Sensory Disability: 21%                                                
  • Multiple Disability: 14%   
  • Other Disability: 12%  
  • Mental Health Disability: 10%  
  • Mobility Disability: 6%        

Citation: National Survey on Student Engagement by first year international/foreign national students in 2014

Top Ten Places of Origin of International Students in the United States

  1. China 31%
  2. India 14%
  3. South Korea 7%
  4. Saudi Arabia 6%
  5. Canada 3%
  6. Japan 2%
  7. Taiwan 2%
  8. Vietnam 2%
  9. Mexico 2%
  10. Brazil 2%

Open Doors is conducted by the Institite of International Education with the support of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) of the U.S. Department of State. Online at:

No limitations. What International Students with Disabilities Are Studying in the United States

  • 12% Arts & Humanities
  • 8% Biological Sciences, Agriculture & Natural Resources
  • 6% Physical Sciences, Mathematics & Computer Science
  • 14% Social Sciences
  • 17% Business
  • 5% Communications, Media & Public Relations 
  • 6% Education 
  • 9% Engineering 
  • 7% Health Professions
  • 4% Social Service Professions 
  • 7% All Other
  • 5% Undecided/Undeclared 

Citation: National Survey on Student Engagement 2014 first year and senior international/foreign national students in the U.S. fields of study

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