Student statistics - 2011/12

All figures on this page are from the 2011/12 academic year. The data is obtained from HESA (Higher Education Statistics Agency) - see www.hesa.ac.uk for more information. Figures are rounded to the nearest 5.

Total number of students

The following figures relate to the UK based Higher Education students only.

Student breakdown

Student populationFull-timePart-timeAll students
Undergraduate 10,550 4,990 15,540
Postgraduate (taught) 695 2,175 2,870
Postgraduate (research) 35 50 85
Total 11,280 7,215 18,495

Student demographics

Age

Age rangePercentage of students
Under 21 34%
21-24 22%
25-29 11%
30 and over 33%

Gender

GenderPercentage of students
Female 57%
Male 43%

Domicile

AreaPercentage of students
East Midlands 48%
Rest of England 41%
Wales 1%
Scotland 1%
Northern Ireland 1%
Other European Union 3%
Other overseas 5%

Disability

Student typePercentage of students
Students without a disability 90%
Students with a disability 10%

Ethnicity

Ethnic groupPercentage of students*
White ethnicity 85%
Asian or Asian British 6%
Black or Black British 6%
Mixed ethnicity 3%

*Percentages exclude students whose ethnicity is not reported