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Year to Year Statistics

The following graph and table compare enrollment of international students in the fall of each academic year.

International Student Enrollment Over Time

International Student Enrollment Over Time

Year Visa No Visa 1 Total % Change
1996 102 78 180 N/A
1997 121 66 187 3.9%
1998 131 78 209 11.8%
1999 105 104 209 0.0%
2000 138 102 240 14.8%
2001 164 115 279 16.3%
2002 218 114 332 19.0%
2003 205 135 340 2.4%
2004 221 134 355 4.4%
2005 265 140 405 14.1%
2006 265 139 404 -0.2%
2007 230 115 345 -14.6%
2008 207 121 328 -4.9%
2009 195 111 306 -6.7%
2010 191 125 316 3.3%
2011 182 96 278 -12.0%
2012 186 77 263 -5.4%
2013 167 114 281 6.9%
2014 161 113 274 -2.5%
2015 138 131 269 -1.8%
2016 126 125 251 -6.7%
2017 133 123 256 2.0%
2018 121 126 247 -3.5%

Source: UH Hilo International Student Services & Intercultural Education Office.


  1. "No Visa" category includes students who are citizens of the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau, as well as First Nations students from Canada. ↩︎