International Student Industry

International students make a significant contribution to Hawaii’s society by diversifying and enriching communities, and strengthening Hawaii’s global networks. The decision to study in Hawaii also offers many benefits to international students, allowing them to gain a high quality, internationally recognized education, as well as the opportunity to experience life in Hawaii.

A Study on the International Student Market

International Student Attraction

International Student Direct Spending in Hawaii


State Tax Revenue Generated from International Student


International Students in Hawaii


Top 10 Source Countries Of International Students In the US 2013

  • One International student spends $24,089 per year.
  • Two International students create 1 local job.
  • One International student generates $3,517 in State tax revenues per year.