Record High Numbers of Indonesians and Americans Studying in Each Other’s Countries

Record High Numbers of Indonesians and Americans Studying in Each Other’s Countries

For the fifth consecutive year, the number of Indonesians studying in the United States has increased.  Up 25% from five years ago, 8,727 Indonesians enrolled at U.S. universities at the undergraduate and graduate levels in 2015-16.  This is the highest number of Indonesian students in the United States in over a decade.

American students are also increasingly studying abroad in Indonesia as more study abroad options become available.  This past year saw the highest number of Americans studying in Indonesia on record.  Up approximately 100-fold from a decade ago, 534 Americans studied abroad in Indonesia this past year.

All data is from the 2016 Open Doors Report which tracks international student mobility to and from the United States.  The Open Doors Report is Supported by the U.S. Department of State and published annually by the Institute of International Education since 1995.