Full study abroad popular with U.S. students
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Master degrees are most popular (44%), followed by Bachelor(39%) and doctoral programs (17%). The majority of U.S. studentschooses to study in the U.K. (16,185). Germany and France are nextin line representing 3,826 and 3,356 students respectively.
Language crucial factor
The authors of the report underline that language is a bigfactor in this context. 72% of all Americans pursuing a full degreeabroad study in Anglophone countries. The other 28% mostly offerEnglish taught courses. Remarkable here is that the Netherlands hasa relatively market high share of 4% (over 1,700 students) which iscomparable to countries like China and New Zealand (also 4%).
Regarding study choice, it is apparent that most Americans areopting for studies in humanities, social sciences or business.According to the report data, 59% of all students specialized inone of these subjects. STEM courses (sciences, technology,engineering, mathematics), by contrast, accounted for 20%.