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Winter 2020 International Mobility Trends

​​As of the Winter 2020 census, there are 1,878 international students at DePaul, 66% of whom are enrolled in graduate programs and 34% of whom are enrolled in undergraduate programs.  The Jarvis College of Computing and Digital Media ​ (CDM) and the Driehaus College of Business & Kellstadt Graduate School of Business​​ continue to attract the most international students enrolling 38.5% in CDM and 36.7% in the business schools.  

Our international students come from 118 different countries around the world. The majority come from Asia (54.1%), Europe (9.5%), and the Middle East (9.2%), and the majority of our European students come to DePaul through exchange programs.  

Our outbound study abroad participation dropped year-over-year for the December, Winter, and Winter-Spring programs by about 12% to a total of 342 students.  CDM saw the largest growth of college study abroad participation with an increase of 12.9%. LAS saw the biggest drop in participation of 8.4%. For our December, Winter and Winter-Spring term program, 36.6% of students traveled to Europe closely followed by 31.2% to Asia.  The most popular program during the December-term was France: The World of Wine, which enrolled 23 students.