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abroad@uidaho.edu

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Study Abroad Statistics

Study Abroad Description 

  • The UI is affiliated with 370 universities in 69 countries including 29 partnership agreements and affiliations with 5 study abroad program providers.
  • International Internships are available in 32 countries in virtually any field of study.
  • The UI is one of a handful of universities in the U.S. who has a student fee funded study abroad scholarship. At the UI, it is the International Experience Grant and it provides $157,000 in study abroad scholarships each year.

Total UI Students Abroad

              Percent Change 
  07-08  08-09  09-10  10-11  11-12  12-13   1-Yr 5-Yr 
Total UI Students Abroad  212  254  321  273  355  268  -25%  26% 
Total UI UG Students Abroad  199  225  283  234  324  237  -27%  19% 
% of UI UG Students Abroad**  11%  14%  17%  14%  18%  12%  -6%  1% 
National % UG Degree Students Abroad**  10%  10%  10%  9% 
National % Bachelor Degree Students Abroad**  14%  14% 

*Not available.
**Percent of students abroad is calculated using the IIE Open Doors Participation Rate calculation which takes the total number of undergraduates abroad in a given year divided by the total number of undergraduate completions in the same year.

Faculty/Staff-Led International Trips (FSITs)

              Percent Change 
  07-08  08-09  09-10  10-11  11-12  12-13   1-Yr 5-Yr 
Number of Programs 12  13  8%  225% 
Number of Students 48  58  94  86  122  112  -8%  133% 
% of Total Students Abroad 23%  23%  29%  32%  34%  42%  7%  19% 

*In 2011-12 and 2012-13 the UI President provided $10,000/year to be awarded in seed grants toward the creation of new FSIT programs.

2013 UI Students Abroad & Percentage of Students on FSITs

UI Undergraduate & Law Students Abroad by College
Percent of Each College's Graduating Class Who Has Gone Abroad*

  07-08  08-09  09-10  10-11  11-12  12-13  Percentage Change 
  1-Yr  5-Yr 
Agricultural & Life Sci. 19  11%  12  8%  17  12%  14  8%  25  14%  20  10%  -4%  -1% 
Art & Architecture  34  24%  40  32%  44  37%  20  16%  44  36%  35  26%  -10%  2% 
Business & Economics  35  14%  29  13%  40  18%  38  21%  26  14%  30  14%  1%  0% 
Education  3%  17  10%  14  8%  14  8%  30  15%  14  7%  -7%  4% 
Engineering  1%  4%  5%  5%  12  6%  11  6%  0%  5% 
Law  6%  11  11%  11  12%  2%  6%  0%  -6%  -6% 
Letters, Arts & Soc. Sci.  83  13%  124  23%  167  30%  123  20%  175  27%  124  16%  -11%  3% 
Natural Resources  10  8%  11  8%  6%  10  8%  10  11%  3%  -8%  -5% 
Science  14  10%  6%  17  14%  24  20%  32  27%  24  15%  -12%  5% 

2013 UI Students Abroad by Region

2012-2013 Top 10 Countries

Ecuador  28 
UK - England  28 
Italy  26 
Peru  20 
Spain  20 
UK - Wales  18 
France  16 
China  15 
Costa Rica  13 
Czech Republic 

2012-2013 Top Ten Majors

International Studies  40 
Spanish  33 
Architecture  22 
Psychology  15 
Biology  14 
Business Marketing & Human Resources  12 
History  10 
Secondary Education 
Sociology 
Accounting, Environmental Sci., Finance, Public Relations