Average amount of time U.S. students spent studying abroad in 2016/17

Length of stay for U.S. students studying abroad 2016/17, by share of students

Average amount of time U.S. students spent studying abroad in 2016/17 This statistic shows the length of time that U.S. students who studied abroad were away for in the 2016/16 academic year. About 64.6 percent of students were studying abroad for just 8 weeks or less, often in the summer period.
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Length of stay for U.S. students studying abroad 2016/17, by share of students

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Share of students
Short-term - 8 weeks or less64.6%
Mid-length - 1 or 2 terms/a semester33.1%
Long-term - 1 year2.3%
Share of students
Short-term - 8 weeks or less64.6%
Mid-length - 1 or 2 terms/a semester33.1%
Long-term - 1 year2.3%
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This statistic shows the length of time that U.S. students who studied abroad were away for in the 2016/16 academic year. About 64.6 percent of students were studying abroad for just 8 weeks or less, often in the summer period.
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