F-1 Visas Approved by State Department With Refusal Rate: 2008-2012


Adjusted Visa Refusal Rate = (Refusal – Overcome)/ ((Refusal-Ovecome) + Issuances).  See U.S. Department of State, Guidelines of the Visa Waiver Program, available at http://www.travel.state.gov/pdf/refusalratelanguage.pdf (June 2013). Percentages are rounded to the nearest tenth.


U.S. Department of State, Nonimmigrant Visa Statistics, NIV Workload by Category, 2006-2012, available at http://www.travel.state.gov/visa/statistics/nivstats/nivstats_4582.html (June 2013).