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Headline students statistics 2013/14 to 2014/15
  2013/14 2014/15 % change
All students 2299355 2266075 -1%
Postgraduate 539440 538180 0%
Undergraduate 1759915 1727895 -2%
Full-time 1696030 1697150 0%
Part-time 603325 568930 -6%
UK domicile 1863860 1829195 -2%
Non-UK domicile 435495 436585 0%
Chinese domicile 87895 89540 2%
Indian domicile 19750 18320 -7%
Science subjects 1007640 1016820 1%
Other subjects 1291715 1249255 -3%
% Female 56% 56%  
% First or Upper-second class first degrees 70% 72%  

More student statistics

Published: 11 February 2016

PR227 - Qualifications awarded 2005/06 to 2014/15


Published: 04 February 2016

PR226 - Performance Indicators for Widening Participation


Published: 22 January 2016
"HESA is already addressing the need, identified in this report, for a more efficient and streamlined data collection system"
Published: 21 January 2016

Staff at Higher Education Providers in the United Kingdom 2014/15


Published: 18 January 2016
HESA has responded to the Government's Higher Education Green Paper “Fulfilling our potential: teaching excellence, social mobility, and student choice.”