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International Community Statistics

OISS maintains information, including statistics and enrollment trends,  about members of Northwestern international community who receive visa sponsorship through our office. This includes Northwestern's international student, employee and visitor population. 


Each year, the OISS publishes statistics and enrollment trends about Northwestern's international community. 

 international community stats as of March 2022


Economic Value of International Students

The National Association for International Educators (NAFSA) produces a detailed state-by-state analysis on the economic benefits of spending by international students to the U.S. Economy. View the Illinois Analysis of Benefits of International Students.