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Table 6 - Tuition fees and education contracts analysed by HE provider, domicile, mode, level, source and academic year 2016/17 to 2020/21

HE Provider Data: Finance

Table 6 - Tuition fees and education contracts analysed by HE provider, domicile, mode, level, source

Academic years 2016/17 to 2020/21

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As part of their latest data submission, HE providers are able to restate the previous year's figures. In this table, academic years 2017/18 and prior are based on restated data (so the 2016/17 figures are taken from the 2017/18 return and the 2017/18 figures are from the 2018/19 return). Where a provider has not submitted data in a given academic year they will not be shown in either that academic year nor the prior academic year due to the unavailability of restated values. For academic year 2018/19 data in this table is not restated but is instead taken from the 2018/19 return.

Type of data

Administrative data

Data source

HESA (Higher Education Statistics Agency) are the experts in UK higher education data and analysis. We have been collecting higher education information since the 1994/95 academic year.

Finance data is taken from the HESA Finances record, which universities, colleges and other higher education providers return to HESA on an annual basis. The Finance record collects a range of information about the primary financial statements from HE providers' published accounts.

From 2018/19, data for English HE providers (excluding further education colleges and sixth form colleges under the primary regulation of the Education and Skills Funding Agency) was collected by the Office for Students .

We provide data and analysis on finances of HE providers to a wide variety of customers, including:

  • Governments
  • Universities (via the Heidi Plus analytics tool)
  • Academic and commercial researchers
  • Students and potential students
  • Trade unions and employers' associations
  • Policy makers.

Our data is used to regulate the sector, inform policy making, advance understanding of social and economic trends, support decision making, and enhance public understanding of - and confidence in - the higher education sector.

Related releases

Our HE Provider Data: Finance data pages collect together all of the tables we publish on finances in higher education.

Further information

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