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Universities and Colleges Admission Service (UCAS) statistics

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  • Release date: 24 April 2014
  • Period covered: 2012/13
An annual report showing information for number of enrolments and qualifications.

This bulletin is based on statistics produced by the Universities and Colleges Admission Service (UCAS). It contains summary information on applicants, through UCAS, accepted to full-time degree and HND courses at UK universities and colleges.  It includes information on accepted applicants at Welsh institutions and Welsh domiciled applicants accepted at UK institutions.

Key points

  • There were 25,511 applicants accepted by Welsh institutions. This was a six per cent increase compared with 2012, and 38 per cent higher than in 2000.
  • There were 19,663 accepted Welsh domiciled applicants to UK institutions, a two per cent increase on 2012, and 30 per cent higher than in 2000.
  • The number of accepted Welsh domiciled applicants to English institutions increased by one per cent, the fifth consecutive year there had been an increase.
  • 48 per cent of all applicants accepted by Welsh institutions were from Wales. This was one percentage point lower than in 2012.
  • The number of accepted applicants from non-UK countries to Welsh institutions increased by six per cent, compared with the 2012 cycle.

Contact

Tel: 029 2082 3528
Email: post16ed.stats@wales.gsi.gov.uk

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