The number of Taiwanese students studying in the U.S
Post date: Jan 9, 2019 8:06:16 AM
The number of Taiwanese students studying in the U.S increased a bit, to 22454, in 2017-2018
Graduate programs have decreased since 2009, from 54.8% to 41%, still representing the major category, however. Meanwhile, OPT. from 13.4% to 20%, and undergrad, from 24.8% to 31.2%. have continued growing during the same time; non-degree programs keep around 8% for the last 10 years.
In terms of fields of study, STEM has steadily increased from 35.8% to 42.8% from 2009 to 2018, while business has dropped during the same time from 25.5% to 19.2%. Among all the fields, including STEM, business and management, arts and humanities, social science, education, ELS, and undecided, the number of students majoring in arts and humanities increased the most, from 9.6% to 12.6%, a growth over 31% over the last decade.