International students contribute over $22.7 billion to the U.S. economy, through their expenditures on tuition and living expenses, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. Below are key highlights.
- 60% of all international students receive the majority of their funds from personal and family sources
- 70% of all international students' primary funding comes from sources outside of the United States.
- More than 80% of all undergraduate international students receive the majority of their funding from person and family source
Reference: Open Doors Data