Office of Global Affairs

Data definitions by tab

College overview

  • International students: Number of students from each country of origin during the last completed academic year, including students with UW-sponsored visas.
  • Study abroad destinations: Countries visited by UW students as part of programs offered by UW Study Abroad.
  • Research awards with international component: At the time of proposal, the investigator indicated on the eGC1in UW SAGE that project work will be performed internationally and selected a related country. Funds were not necessarily spent internationally.
  • UW alumni living outside the U.S.: Number of UW alumni living in each country outside the U.S. This is a complete set of all alumni.

Students & alumni

  • International students: Number of students from each country of origin during the last completed academic year, including students with UW-sponsored visas.
  • UW alumni living outside the U.S.: Number of UW alumni living in each country outside the U.S., according to permanent address. This is a complete set of all alumni.
  • Top countries: international students: Top countries of origin of international students. No more than 10 countries are displayed.
  • International student enrollment trends: International student enrollment over time, by student level group.
  • Top countries: UW alumni: Top country locations of UW alumni. No more than 10 countries are displayed.

UW Study Abroad

  • Study abroad destinations: Countries visited by UW students as part of programs offered by UW Study Abroad.
  • Programs offered by unit: Number and type of UW Study Abroad programs offered by the selected unit.
    • Hover over a participation number to see the programs in which relevant students were enrolled.
  • Participation trends: UW Study Abroad enrollment over time, by student level group.
  • Top study abroad destinations: Top countries visited by students as part of UW Study Abroad programs.
  • Participation trends by program type: UW Study Abroad enrollment over time, by program type.
    • Faculty-led programs: Programs organized and taught by UW faculty.
    • Exchange programs: UW students access courses at a partner university outside the US.
    • Partner programs: Approved study abroad options administered by other universities, study abroad program providers, or foreign language schools.
    • Independent learning: An option for qualified graduate and advanced undergraduate students seeking UW credit for international activities that do not align with other study abroad program models. These activities include independent research, practicums, clinical electives, government or department sponsored fellowship programs (e.g. FLAS, Fulbright) or employment as a TA on a UW Study Abroad Program.
    • Health and safety programs: Short-term study abroad programs offered by schools and colleges with limited support from UW Study Abroad.

Research & publications

  • Award amount total: Award trends over time by department.
  • Research awards with an international component during 2018 as identified by the investigator in UW SAGE. At the time of proposal, the investigator indicated on the eGC1 that project work will be performed internationally and selected a related country. Funds were not necessarily spent internationally.
  • International partnership agreements:  The Office of Global Affairs (OGA) offers support for UW agreement sponsors and are developing an agreements registry. The data reflects only the UW agreements that are currently registered with OGA and listed as active. Please review this listing with your team and let us know if anything is missing. 

Co-publications (beta)

  • Publications with a non-US co-author at an institution outside the United States, identified using open source data from the Microsoft Academic Graph.
  • UW faculty with non-US co-authors: As identified in the above dataset.

 Additional terms

  • Academic year: Academic year begins with the summer quarter and includes the following fall, winter and spring quarters. For example: academic year 2002-03 is Summer 2002, Fall 2002, Winter 2003 and Spring 2003.
  • Study abroad student: Students who participated in programming offered by UW Study Abroad.
  • Research award: A research award is a grant, cost reimbursement contract, or other agreement with a sponsor to fund a research effort. In relation to SAGE data pre-award business process and reporting, a Research Award is a Funding Action (FA) that has achieved a status of “InGCA” for the first time; which signifies acceptance by the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP). This notice is usually in the form of a grant or a contract.
  • Student level group: Student level group is at the highest level of the student level hierarchy. In the student level group, students are grouped by undergraduate or graduate/professional.

Data sources

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