ICE SEVP recently provided an update about the SEVIS program. SEVP stated that as of July 1, 2013, approximately 9,522 schools were approved in the SEVIS program to admit F-1 and M-1 students. 36% of all SEVP approved schools are located within the States of California, New York, Florida, Texas and Pennsylvania. Illinois has between 201 and 400 SEVP approved schools. Approximately 1,418 J-1 exchange visitor programs were active. Additionally, as of July 1, 2013, SEVIS contained records for approximately 1.2 million F, M and J nonimmigrants and their dependents. In Illinois, the school with the most F-1 active students is the University of Illinois with approximately 8,320 F-1 students. The University of Illinois is ranked number 4 in the top 5 schools with the most F-1 active students. California, New York, Texas, Massachusetts, Illinois, Florida and Pennsylvania have the highest number of F-1 and M-1 active students and account for approximately 54% of all active students in the SEVIS system. The country which has the highest number of active students in the SEVIS system is China. The leading major for international students is Business.