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Contents of releases - HE Student Data

We publish a wide range of tables and charts about students in higher education.

This page provides a comprehensive list of all of the tables and charts that we have published. Those of you familiar with our previous Students in Higher Education publication can view a mapping document which shows you where you can find equivalent data in our new, interactive tables.

On this page: Higher Education Student Statistics: UK 2021/22 | Detailed tables | Overview charts

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Higher Education Student Statistics: UK 2021/22 (SB265)

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Figure 1 First year higher education (HE) student enrolments by level of study 2011/12 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Figure 2 HE qualifications obtained by level of qualification 2011/12 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Figure 3 HE student enrolments by level of study 2017/18 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Figure 4 HE student enrolments at HE and FE providers by level of study and HE provider type 2017/18 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Figure 5 HE student enrolments by personal characteristics 2017/18 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Figure 6 UK domiciled full-time HE undergraduate student enrolments by participation characteristics 2017/18 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Figure 7 HE student enrolments by HE provider and domicile 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Figure 8 HE student enrolments by level of study, mode of study and domicile 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Figure 9 HE student enrolments by domicile 2017/18 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Figure 10 UK domiciled first year HE student enrolments by domicile and country of HE provider 2017/18 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Figure 11 Top ten EU and non-EU countries of domicile (excluding the UK) in 2020/21 for HE student enrolments 2017/18 and 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Figure 12 HE student enrolments based wholly overseas by location and type of provision 2017/18 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Figure 13 HE student enrolments by CAH level 1 subject and sex 2019/20 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Figure 14 Percentage of HE student enrolments in science subjects by personal characteristics 2019/20 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Figure 15 HE qualifications obtained by level of qualification 2017/18 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Figure 16 Percentage of first degree qualifiers obtaining each classification 2017/18 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Figure 17 HE qualifications obtained by CAH level 1 subject and sex 2019/20 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Figure 18 Percentage of HE student qualifications obtained in science subjects by personal characteristics 2019/20 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  

Detailed tables (DT051): 2021/22

Item Contains Source data Keywords
Table 1 HE student enrolments by HE provider 2014/15 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 2 HE student enrolment FTE by HE provider and level of study 2014/15 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 3 HE student enrolments by HE provider and age group 2014/15 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 4 HE student enrolments by HE provider and disability marker 2014/15 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 5 UK domiciled HE student enrolments by HE provider and ethnicity marker 2014/15 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 6 HE student enrolments by subject of study and age group 2014/15 to 2018/19
This table is discontinued after 2018/19 and has been replaced by table 43 from 2019/20
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Table 7 HE student enrolments by subject of study and disability marker 2014/15 to 2018/19
This table is discontinued after 2018/19 and has been replaced by table 44 from 2019/20
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Table 8 UK domiciled HE student enrolments by subject of study and ethnicity 2014/15 to 2018/19
This table is discontinued after 2018/19 and has been replaced by table 45 from 2019/20
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Table 9 HE student enrolments by subject of study 2014/15 to 2018/19
This table is discontinued after 2018/19 and has been replaced by table 46 from 2019/20
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Table 10 First year UK domiciled HE student enrolments by subject of study and highest qualification on entry 2014/15 to 2018/19
This table is discontinued after 2018/19 and has been replaced by table 47 from 2019/20
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Table 11 HE student enrolments by domicile and region of HE provider 2014/15 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 12 Undergraduate sandwich student enrolments by subject of study and sex 2014/15 to 2018/19
This table is discontinued after 2018/19 and has been replaced by table 48 from 2019/20
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Table 13 HE student enrolments by HE provider and subject of study 2014/15 to 2018/19
This table is discontinued after 2018/19 and has been replaced by table 49 from 2019/20
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Table 14 UK domiciled student enrolments by ethnicity and sex 2014/15 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 15 UK domiciled student enrolments by disability and sex 2014/15 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 16 HE qualifiers by HE provider and level of qualification obtained 2014/15 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 17 HE qualifiers by subject of study and level of qualification obtained 2014/15 to 2018/19
This table is discontinued after 2018/19 and has been replaced by table 50 from 2019/20
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Table 18 HE qualifiers by level of qualification obtained, country of HE provider and sex 2014/15 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 19 HE qualifiers by HE provider and subject of study 2014/15 to 2018/19
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Table 20 ITT students by HE provider and level of study 2014/15 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 21 Aggregate offshore students by HE provider and level of study 2014/15 to 2020/21 Download source data (csv)  
Table 22 HE student enrolments by subject of study and domicile 2014/15 to 2018/19
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Table 23 ITT qualifiers by HE provider and level of qualification obtained 2014/15 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 24 UK domiciled undergraduate students of known ethnicity by subject area and ethnicity 2014/15 to 2018/19
This table is discontinued after 2018/19 and has been replaced by table 53 from 2019/20
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Table 25 HE qualifiers by subject of study and domicile 2014/15 to 2018/19
This table is discontinued after 2018/19 and has been replaced by table 54 from 2019/20
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Table 26 UK domiciled first degree qualifiers by classification of first degree, religious belief, sex, age group, disability marker and ethnicity marker 2014/15 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 27 UK domiciled first year students by ethnicity and higher education provider tariff grouping 2014/15 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 28 Non-UK domiciled HE students by HE provider and country of domicile 2014/15 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 29 HE qualifiers by HE provider and age group 2014/15 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 30 HE qualifiers by HE provider and disability marker 2014/15 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 31 UK domiciled HE qualifiers by HE provider and ethnicity marker 2014/15 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 32 HE qualifiers by subject of study and age group 2014/15 to 2018/19
This table is discontinued after 2018/19 and has been replaced by table 55 from 2019/20
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Table 33 HE qualifiers by subject of study and disability marker 2014/15 to 2018/19
This table is discontinued after 2018/19 and has been replaced by table 56 from 2019/20
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Table 34 UK domiciled qualifiers by subject of study and ethnicity 2014/15 to 2018/19
This table is discontinued after 2018/19 and has been replaced by table 42 from 2019/20
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Table 35 UK domiciled qualifiers by disability and sex 2014/15 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 36 First degree qualifiers by highest qualification on entry and classification of first degree Download source data (csv)  
Table 37 HE student enrolment FTE by HE provider and cost centre 2014/15 to 2020/21 Download source data (csv)  
Table 38 AP student enrolments on designated courses by level of study and domicile 2015/16 to 2018/19
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Table 39 HE student enrolments (including on AP designated courses) by provider and domicile
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Table 40 HE student enrolments (including on AP designated courses) by subject area and sex 2016/17 to 2018/19
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Table 41 HE student enrolments (including on AP designated courses) by domicile and level of study
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Table 42 UK domiciled qualifiers by subject of study and ethnicity 2019/20 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 43 HE student enrolments by subject of study and age group 2019/20 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 44 HE student enrolments by subject of study and disability marker 2019/20 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 45 UK domiciled HE student enrolments by subject of study and ethnicity 2019/20 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 46 HE student enrolments by subject of study 2019/20 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 47 First year UK domiciled HE student enrolments by subject of study and highest qualification on entry 2019/20 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 48 Undergraduate sandwich student enrolments by subject of study and sex 2019/20 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 49 HE student enrolments by HE provider and subject of study 2019/20 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 50 HE qualifiers by subject of study and level of qualification obtained 2019/20 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 51 HE qualifiers by HE provider and subject of study 2019/20 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 52 HE student enrolments by subject of study and domicile 2019/20 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 53 UK domiciled undergraduate students of known ethnicity by CAH level 1 subject and ethnicity 2019/20 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 54 HE qualifiers by subject of study and domicile 2019/20 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 55 HE qualifiers by subject of study and age group 2019/20 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 56 HE qualifiers by subject of study and disability marker 2019/20 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 57 Full-time and sandwich HE student enrolments by HE provider and term-time accommodation 2014/15 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 58 HE student enrolments by age and domicile 2014/15 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 59 UK domiciled HE students by HE provider and domicile 2014/15 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Table 60 HE student enrolments by HE provider and location of study 2014/15 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  

Overview charts (OC051): 2021/22

Item Contains Source data Keywords
Chart 1 Students by level of study 2000/01 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Chart 2 First year students by level of study and mode of study 2005/06 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Chart 3 HE students by sex 2014/15 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Chart 4 Full-time and sandwich students by term-time accommodation 2014/15 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Chart 5 Transnational students studying wholly overseas for a UK higher education qualification 2014/15 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Chart 6 First year non-UK domiciled students by domicile 2006/07 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Chart 7 HE students by subject area and sex 2014/15 to 2018/19
This chart is discontinued after 2018/19 and has been replaced by chart 11 from 2019/20
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Chart 8 MBA students by domicile 2014/15 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Chart 9 Classified first degree qualifications by class 2006/07 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Chart 10 Qualifications obtained by level of qualification 2000/01 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  
Chart 11 HE students by CAH level 1 and sex 2019/20 to 2021/22 Download source data (csv)  

The UK Performance Indicators (UKPIs) and 051 only source data downloads for Higher Education Student Statistics and the Detailed tables were discounted after 2020/21. Historical data for these can be found in our publications archive:

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