Written Answer by Jo Johnson – Question by Jim Cunningham MP

Written Answer by Jo Johnson – Question by Jim Cunningham MP. On Friday 4 November 2016

In autumn 2015, as part of the Spending Review and Autumn Statement, the following estimates were published, based on forecasts by English universities. These forecasts only include English higher education institutions, and do not separate out Home and EU students.

2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 Total growth
Home and EU students (FTE) 1,300,000 1,340,000 1,370,000 1,400,000 1,440,000 130,000
Non-EU students (FTE) 260,000 280,000 300,000 310,000 320,000 55,000

 

Source: English universities’ forecasts, Higher Education Funding Council of England (HEFCE). Figures may not sum due to rounding.

English Higher Education Institutions

Forecasts of student numbers

Academic Year 2015/16 – 2019/20