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Facts and figures

Level2015/62016/72017/82018/92019/05 Yr
% Change
UG  17,131  17,971  18,152 18,932

19,764

15%
PGT  2,353  2,600  2,895 3,078 3,824 63%
PGR  1,461  1,515  1,493 1,603 1,675 15%
Total  20,945  22,085  22,540 23,613 25,263 21%

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 Status2015/62016/72017/82018/92019/05 Yr
% Change
Home/EU 17,050 17,997 18,329 19,058 19,812 16%
International 3,894 4,089 4,211 4,555 5,451 40%
Total 20,945 22,085 22,540 23,613 25,263 21%
Campus2015/62016/72017/82018/92019/05 Yr
% Change
Streatham 16,497  17,282  17,231 18,097 19,358  17%
St Lukes*  2,298  2,490  2,844 3,012 3,327  45%
Penryn**  2,150  2,313  2,465 2,504 2,578  20%
Total  20,945  22,085  22,540 23,613 25,263  21%

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

** Includes students at Knowldge Spa

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

UK league tables

Publication Year: 20102011201220132014201520162017201820192020
Good University Guide  n/a n/a  n/a 8 7 7 9 14 12 12 12
The Times 12 10 10  n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a  n/a  n/a  n/a  n/a
Sunday Times 17 9 7  n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a  n/a  n/a  n/a n/a
Guardian University Guide 14 11 10 12 12 9 11 13 14 10 16
Complete University Guide 23 15 13 10 10 10 13 14 12 11 12

International League Tables

Publication Year: 

20102011201220132014201520162017201820192020
THE  184  156  153 148 154 93 126 130 141 146 174
QS 259 207 182  168  161  161  164 158 154 163 164
Leiden*     116  49  58  34  35  35 35 24 29
ARWU 350 350 250 250 250 175 175 175 160 175 160

* To view these results correctly, sort the Leiden results table by the “PP top 10%” (percentage of outputs in the top 10% most-cited) measure to view Exeter as 29th in the World and 8th for Europe.

In 2014 Research Excellence Framework 98 per cent of our research was rated as of international quality, as a result we were awarded an additional £3.8 million for research - the third highest gain amongst English universities.

The spreadsheet below details our major sources of income for the last financial year: Income (General & Research)

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

If you would like to submit a request under the Freedom of Information (FOI) act 2000 you can find out more here

The University is an exempt charity, incorporated by Royal Charter (RC000653).