The Council of Graduate Schools in the US has published its Graduate Enrolment and Degrees 2006 – 2016 report. It shows that international graduate students constituted 18.9% of total enrollment in Fall 2016, against 81.1% for U.S. citizens and permanent residents; at the highest research doctoral institutions, the share of international students was considerably higher: 28.3%. International students were particularly well-represented in mathematics and computer sciences (54.6%), engineering (54.3%), and physical and earth sciences (33.0%).
Graduate applications increased most in mathematics and computer sciences (5.5%), physical and earth sciences (5.0%). Graduate applications decreased most in arts and humanities (-6.2%)in line with the trend from the last five years.