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SEVIS by the Numbers Now Reports Yearly Trends

April 29, 2016

As of March 2016, there are more than 1.18 million F and M students studying in the United States, a 6 percent increase from March 2015, according to the latest SEVIS by the Numbers report available on

Unlike previous reports, this SEVIS by the Numbers report features year-to-year Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) data comparisons. Historically, the report only compared current data with data from the previous quarter.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) releases SEVIS by the Numbers reports on a quarterly basis. The report extracts information from SEVIS to paint a picture of international student trends in the United States.

Do you want to analyze additional international student data or see how the numbers change over time? Visit the updated Mapping SEVIS by the Numbers tool and view data for a particular U.S. state, or region of the world. All maps have a drop-down menu at the top of the screen to choose the time frame you wish to explore.

You can also download the SEVIS by the Numbers report to read ICE’s analysis of international students studying at Student and Exchange Visitor Program schools. To access past SEVIS by the Numbers reports, visit the Freedom of Information Act Library on the ICE website.

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