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International Students and Scholars: Statistics

Statistical Summaries

The following links provide a summary of statistical information about:

  • our international student enrollment numbers
  • about international scholars who participated in either teaching or research at CU-Boulder

Student Statistics Scholar Statistics
Fall 2013  2012-2013
Fall 2012 2011-2012
Fall 2011 2010-2011
Fall 2010 2009-2010
Fall 2009 2008-2009
Fall 2008 2007-2008
Fall 2007 2006-2007
Fall 2006 2005-2006
Fall 2005  

 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ENROLLMENT TRENDS FROM 1960 TO PRESENT

International student numbers have trended upwards since 1960, with a slight dip in enrollment for the period 2001-2005. CU-Boulder enrolled a total of 261 international students in 1960 - that number has grown to be over 1000 consistently since 1991. 

 

INTERNATIONAL SCHOLAR PARTICIPATION TRENDS FROM 1993 TO PRESENT

International scholar numbers have trended upward since 1993-1994, with a slight spike in participation in 1998-1999 and slight dips in participation for the periods 1994-1998 and 2002-2004.

 

 

Specific statistics about enrollment from 2000 follows:

 

Year Undergraduate Graduate Total Students   Year Total Scholars
2000 342 693 1,035    1999-00  525
2001 329 779 1,108   2000-01  544
2002 341 858 1,199   2001-02  582
2003 324 758 1,082   2002-03  557
2004 368 718 1,086   2003-04  473
2005 341 627 968   2004-05  631
2006 379 656 1,035   2005-06  618
2007 369 766 1,135   2006-07  646
2008 406 823 1,229   2007-08  635
2009 438 810 1,248   2008-09  657
2010 513 860 1,373   2009-10  677
2011 626 866 1,492   2010-11  698
2012 744 899 1,643   2011-12  854
2013 956 908 1,864   2012-13 702



NATIONAL ENROLLMENT TRENDS:

For more information about national trends, please see the Institute of International Education's (IIE) Open Doors Report.