International Student Wish trends N°1

In which study fields do international students declare having the more money to study?

“Get HigherEdMe Insights ” #1 on study abroad wishes relative to study fields and budget. In this article, we describe our approach and show the main study fields wished by international students. Our methodology and our key Insights are presented below.

Platform access to recruit international students
Platform access to recruit international students

Our approach

For this first “Get HigherEdMe Insights ” article, we have analysed 21921 study abroad wishes from students acquired from Facebook and who signed up to our platform: higheredme.co 

We have displayed 15 study field families available on our platform and sorted them by budget. Budget is the amout of money students declare to have to go study abroad.

TOP 5 Study fields

We see that the Top 5 study field families are :

  1. biology, chemistry, medicine, pharmacy
  2. business, commerce, management, distribution, entrepreneurship, economy
  3. teaching, language, humanitarian, social
  4. space, aeronautics, automotive, electronics, energy
  5. computing, electronics, telecom, gaming, ICT, web

How to read this graph?

Out of over 22.000 information requests collected on Facebook, you could expect about 500 students in biology, chemistry, medicine, pharmacy, with a financial power of more than 5.000€.

Key Insights

This graph shows what you can expect from a Facebook advertising campaign with no specific content focus, and what a 1st idea of a budget is for a student in different fields of study. So if you are a university and you start your internationalization process, this graph can help you forecast the amount of information requests you will receive.

Family fields

  • space, aeronautics, automotive, electronics, energy
  • agriculture, food, environment, geology
  • architecture, arts, design, fashion
  • security, defense
  • finance, banking, insurance, accounting
  • TV, theater, show, music, culture
  • edition, communication, advertising, marketing
  • construction, building, logistics
  • biology, chemistry, medicine, pharmacy
  • business, commerce, management, distribution, entrepreneurship, economy
  • computing, electronics, telecom, gaming, ICT, web
  • law, politics, journalism, human resources
  • teaching, language, humanitarian, social
  • hospitality, real estate, leisure, luxury, sports
  • other