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Student statistics 2011/12

The statistics below are derived from the HESA Student Return 2011/12. We provide information on students by full or part-time study, type of programme, gender, fee status, ethnicity, age and disability.


All student numbers are presented both as headcount and full time equivalents (FTE).

Total number of students at City, University of London

 headcountFull time equivalent
Total number of students19,33813,501

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Number of students in each School

School of Arts4674541,0746301,5411,084
Cass Business School1,5861,5753,2021,6504,7883,225
School of Informatics6436366523081,295944
City Law School7547367324941,4861,230
School of Health Sciences4,1632,6261,2487055,4113,331
School of Engineering & Mathematical Sciences1,2821,2451,0345242,3161,769
School of Social Sciences1,1961,1741,1927112,3881,885

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Students studying full-time or part-time

Students studying full-time14,3607411,91088
Students studying part-time4,978261,59112

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Type of programme undertaken by students

Foundation degree23812212
First degree7,120376,86351
Nursing/midwifery diploma1,22168366
Nursing Short Course1,1306185.41
Other undergraduate programme117163.60
Continuing education----
MSc or postgraduate diploma8,442444,49733
Other postgraduate taught programme1301350
Graduate entry  taught programmes30222822
Total postgraduate taught students8,572444,53234
Total postgraduate research students63835184
Total students19,33810013,501100

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Number of students by gender


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Number of students by fee status

United Kingdom10,995577,97359
European Union3,000162,04515
Overseas not European Union5,343283,48326

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Number of students by ethnicity

Indian subcontinent5,033263,68627
Not known1,05958797
Total number of students19,33810013,501100

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Number of students by age

Under 1861-60-
18 - 204,492234,41533
21 - 246,182324,55434
25 - 293,617192,03215
30 +4,986262,44018

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Number of students by disability

Disability identified88356635
No known disability18,3419512,78495

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N.B. Percentages are rounded to nearest whole number therefore on occasion do not total 100%. Totals less than 5 are not published for data protection.