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Facts and figures

Level2017/82018/92019/02020/12021/25 Yr
% Change
UG  18,152 18,932

19,764

21,604

22,823

26%
PGT  2,895 3,078 3,824 3,972 5,416 87%
PGR  1,493 1,603 1,675 1,720 1,773 19%
Total  22,540 23,613 25,263 27,296 30,012 33%

About the Student Numbers

This data is taken from the annual 1st December student census and represents the most up to date information about students for the current academic year. Students which withdraw during the year will not be accounted for in these figures. The data is FTE including INTO, but excluding non-credit bearing students and inbound exchange students such as Erasmus.

Fee Status2017/82018/92019/02020/12021/25 Yr
% Change
Home/EU 18,329 19,058 19,812 22,156 23,292 27%
International 4,211 4,555 5,451 5,140 6,720 60%
Total 22,540 23,613 25,263 27,296 30,012 33%
Campus2017/82018/92019/02020/12021/25 Yr
% Change
Streatham  17,231 18,097 19,358 20,912 22,919  33%
St Lukes*  2,844 3,012 3,327 3,674 4,357  53%
Penryn**  2,465 2,504 2,578 2,710 2,736  11%
Total  22,540 23,613 25,263 27,296 30,012  23%

* Education, Sports Health Sciences, Medical Sciences, Medicine.

** Includes students at Knowledge Spa

The spreadsheet below below shows how many staff were employed at Exeter in the last academic year: 20220311 Staff Numbers

UK league tables

Publication Year: 20122013201420152016201720182019202020212022
Good University Guide  n/a 8 7 7 9 14 12 12 12 21 13
The Times 10 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a  n/a  n/a n/a n/a
Sunday Times 7 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a  n/a n/a n/a n/a
Guardian University Guide 10 12 12 9 11 13 14 10 16 15 15
Complete University Guide 13 10 10 10 13 14 12 11 12 13 19

International League Tables

Publication Year: 

20122013201420152016201720182019202020212022
THE  153 148 154 93 126 130 141 146 174 143  
QS 182  168  161  161  164 158 154 163 164 149 163
Leiden* 116  49  58  34  35  35 35 24 29  31  40
ARWU 250 250 250 175 175 175 160 175 160 151-200  101-150

* To view these results correctly, sort the Leiden results table by the “PP top 10%” (percentage of outputs in the top 10% most-cited)

The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 is the national assessment of the strength of UK research. The results show that we at Exeter have increased the proportion of our research which is world-leading by more than 60% and increased the size of our research community by 70%.

The following link takes you to the Annual report and financial statements where details of our major sources of income for the last financial year can be found in the notes to the accounts using the chapter listing available.

Internal members of staff can find out more information on the MI HUB

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