INTO's proven impact

Our impact stems from endless efforts to ensure every student and university with which we work meets their next international milestone.

We’ve helped 130,000 students from 190 countries make their study abroad dreams come true. In turn, our partner institutions have increased and diversified their international student populations.

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Two international students from INTO Oregon State University wearing caps and gowns, smile as they celebrate graduating from university. One makes peace sign with hand.
Infographic features international student in blue t-shirt and yellow pie graphs showing 94% overall satisfaction with INTO programs, 96% satisfaction with support, and 91% satisfaction with learning.

Supporting superior student outcomes

From application to graduation, we partner with universities to support students in realizing their study abroad ambitions and securing concrete returns on all they invest in an international degree. The result is an incomparable level of student satisfaction and success.

Student Satisfaction

Students in INTO Pathway programs are highly satisfied with the learning and support they receive. Across our partner universities, 94% of students are satisfied with their overall experience, 96% are satisfied with the support they receive and 91% are satisfied with the quality of teaching.

Student Progression

In the 2019-20 academic year, 92% of students who qualified for admission after their INTO Pathway program progressed to pursue degrees at our partner universities.

Elevating international enrollment growth

Partnership with INTO significantly expands university capacity to reach, support and retain students from every corner of the globe. International enrollments at our partner universities outpace national averages, providing for vibrant campus communities, mission-enabling revenue streams and sustainable enrollment pipelines.

UK Partner Universities

In the UK, INTO partner universities regularly outperform peer institutions when it comes to international student enrollment growth:

  • The University of East Anglia more than doubled its international student population over the first six years of the INTO partnership.
  • Newcastle University has seen a 211% increase in international student enrollments since 2006 — two times faster than the UK average rate of enrollment growth.

US Partner Universities

American higher-education institutions that partner with INTO are twice as likely to experience international student enrollment growth than the average national university, according to a study carried out with NAFSA: Association of International Educators and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU).

  • At Oregon State University, the international student population has more than tripled since the launch of the INTO partnership in 2009 — a rate of growth 4.4 times faster than the US national average.
  • International student enrollments at the University of South Florida have increased by 255% in the decade since the launch of the INTO partnership, outpacing the national average by a factor of 3.4.
  • George Mason University’s international student enrollments have grown two times faster than the national average for US universities.
Line graph showing 211.5% growth in new undergraduate international student enrollment at Newcastle University since launch of INTO Newcastle partnership in 2006-07, compared to 101.3% growth for all UK universities. Line graph showing 318% growth in international student enrollments at Oregon State University since launch of INTO OSU partnership in 2008-09, compared to 72% growth for US universities and 78% for Oregon universities.
Bar graph showing 96% overall growth in INTO University of Exeter joint venture annual revenue, starting at £12 million in FY09 and ending at £23.7 million in FY20. Bar graph showing 279% overall growth in INTO University of Newcastle joint venture annual revenue, starting at £7.8 million in FY09 and ending at £29.6 million in FY20.

Reinvigorating university revenue streams

INTO partnerships generate mission-enabling funding for universities, which in turn benefits local communities and national economies.

Comprehensive Partnerships in the UK

  • INTO Newcastle University generated £56.4M in revenue during the 2019-20 year, and it has contributed an estimated £215.1M to the UK HE sector since 2008.
  • INTO University of Exeter generated £46.2M in revenue during the 2019-20 year, and it has contributed an estimated £228.9M to the UK HE sector since 2009.

Comprehensive Partnerships in the US

  • INTO Oregon State University generated $32.4M in revenue during the 2018 financial year.
  • INTO University of South Florida generated $23.0M in revenue during the 2019 financial year.
  • INTO George Mason University generated $21.7M in revenue during the 2019 financial year.

Awards and external recognition

Our partnerships have garnered numerous awards and recognition for their achievements in internationalization and student experience.

Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization

The University of South Florida collected NAFSA: Association of International Educators' premier award for campus internationalization in 2013, citing the partnership with INTO as a key component of success.

Queen’s Award for Enterprise

In 2016, our first partnership in the United Kingdom with the University of East Anglia was honored with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise, International Trade, recognizing the remarkable performance of UEA in marketing its academic programs to students worldwide.

Further Awards for INTO

Additional awards for our contribution to international education include:

  • 2011 Education Investor Award for Exporting Excellence
  • 2011 Education Investor Award for Higher Education Provider of the Year
  • 2013 Education Investor Award, Education Business of the Year
Six international students from INTO University of South Florida pose in colorful university and INTO clothing in front of statue of Rocky the Bull at the USF Yeungling Center.

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