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Higher Education: Admissions

Business, Innovation and Skills written question – answered on 10th July 2013.

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Photo of Hugh Bayley Hugh Bayley NATO Parliamentary Assembly UK Delegation, NATO Parliamentary Assembly (President)

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many applications for undergraduate study were made to (a) the University of York, (b) York St John University and (c) all English universities in each year since 2008-09.

Photo of David Willetts David Willetts Minister of State (Universities and Science)

The latest information is given in the table. UCAS have not released any data on applications to individual institutions for the 2013 application cycle, but the latest figures for total applicants to all UK institutions (published by UCAS on July 9) show that they have risen by 3.1%, compared to the same point in 2012.

UCAS main scheme applications to university of York, York St John university and England, 2008 to 2012—Full-time undergraduate courses
  Year of entry
  2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
University of York 18,434 21,543 24,548 23,725 23,570
York St John University 5,541 6,194 7,685 8,657 9,600
All institutions in England 1,852,623 2,021,546 2,303,678 2,418,828 2,209,337
Notes: 1. Each applicant can submit up to five applications. 2. Figures cover applicants who applied during the main UCAS application scheme which closes on June 30. Applicants who subsequently applied during clearing are not included. Source: UCAS

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