Facts and figures

Student Numbers 2020-21 content

Student Numbers 2020-21

Higher education student numbers

  • Total - 11,210
  • Full time - 6,410
  • Part time - 4,800

Where our higher education students come from

  • Catchment area - 64%
  • Rest of Scotland - 28%
  • Rest of UK - 2%
  • European Union - 2%
  • Other international - 4%

Higher education student age range

  • Under 21 - 32%
  • 21 to 24 - 14%
  • 25 to 29 - 12%
  • 30 to 49 - 32%
  • 50 plus - 9%

Further education student numbers

  • Total - 19,779
  • Full time - 3,731
  • Part time - 16,048

Further education student age range

  • Under 16 - 16%
  • 16 to 17 - 21.7%
  • 18 to 19 - 11.3%
  • 20 to 24 - 13.2%
  • 25 plus - 37.8%
Income content

Income

Annual income - £139m

  • Funding Council grants for higher education - £49m
  • Funding Council grants for further education - £61m
  • Fees - £12m
  • Other - £17m