Higher Education - Student enrolments

Data on the amount of students at our universities

  • In 2019/20 there were 42,340 enrolments in the four universities in the North East LEP area
  • The Universities of Newcastle and Northumbria had the highest number of enrolments 29% and 32% respectively, whilst Durham and Sunderland both had 19% of the total figure.
  • The subjects with the highest number of enrolments were:
    • Business and administrative studies
    • Subjects allied to medicine
    • Social studies
    • Engineering and technology
  • These are provided by all four universities but there are other subjects that are particularly provided by one or two of the universities:
    • Medicine and dentistry (Newcastle)
    • Law (Northumbria)
    • Languages (Durham and Newcastle)
    • Education (Durham and Sunderland).

HE student enrolments by HE provider and subject of study - 2019/20 - All Undergraduate

Last updated:
03/08/2021
Published by:
North East LEP

HE student enrolments by HE provider and subject of study - 2019/20 - All Postgraduate

Last updated:
03/08/2021
Published by:
North East LEP