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Total Student Numbers

Student Numbers

This graph shows student numbers (headcount) between 2012-13 and 2016-17. Total student numbers have increased by 12.4% between 2012-13 and 2016-17, with undergraduate student numbers increasing by 8.5%, taught postgraduate numbers increasing by 27.0%, and research postgraduate numbers increasing by 8.4%.

Data is sourced from Imperial College Statistics Cards between 2012-13 and 2016-17. Student numbers are based on snapshots taken at 31 December of each year. Please note that MRes students were classified as Postgraduate Research from 2010-11 onwards.

Student Proportions- Type

Proportion of Student Type  

This graph shows the proportion of student numbers by type (undergraduate, taught postgraduate and research postgraduate) from 2012-13 to 2016-17. In 2016-17, undergraduate students made up 54.6% of the student population compared to 56.5% in 2012-13. In 2016-17, taught postgraduate students made up 24.2% of the student population compared to 21.4% in 2012-13, and research postgraduate students made up 21.2% of the student population compared to 22.0% in 2012-13.

Data is sourced from Imperial College Statistics Cards between 2012-13 and 2016-17. Student numbers are based on snapshots taken at 31 December of each year. Please note that MRes students were classified as Postgraduate Research from 2010-11 onwards.

Student Numbers- Fee Status

Student Numbers by Fee Status

This graph shows the total number of home/EU, and overseas students (full-time and part-time) from 2012-13 to 2016-17. The increase in the number of home/EU students in 2016-17 compared to 2012-13 was 4.3%. The number of overseas students saw a 31.6% increase in the same period.

Data is sourced from Imperial College Statistics Cards between 2012-13 and 2016-17. Student numbers are based on snapshots taken at 31 December of each year. Please note that MRes students were classified as Postgraduate Research from 2010-11 onwards.

Student Numbers- Gender

Student Numbers by Gender

This graph shows the total number of male and female students (full-time and part-time) in the College from 2012-13 and 2016-17. There was an increase in the number of male (+9.4%), and female (+17.6%) students compared to 2012-13.

Data is sourced from Imperial College Statistics Cards between 2012-13 and 2016-17. Student numbers are based on snapshots taken at 31 December of each year. Please note that MRes students were classified as Postgraduate Research from 2010-11 onwards.