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Full-Time University Students (Intake)

2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Females 8,939 9,001 9,192 9,350 9,073 10,001
Males 8,322 8,869 8,934 9,202 9,595 10,040
Total 17,261 17,870 18,126 18,552 18,668 20,041
Females in % 51.8% 50.4% 50.7% 50.4% 48.6% 49.9%
Males in % 48.2% 49.6% 49.3% 49.6% 51.4% 40.1%
Total in % 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

 

Full-Time University Students (Enrolment)

2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Females 30,335 31,538 32,890 33,763 34,112 35,293
Males 29,413 30,455 31,413 32,768 34,069 35,397
Total 59,748 61,993 64,303 66,531 68,181 66,531
Females in % 50.8% 50.9% 51.1% 50.7% 50.0% 49.9%
Males in % 49.2% 49.1% 48.9% 49.3% 50.0% 50.1%
Total in % 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

 

Full-Time University Graduates

2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Females 8,069 7,530 7,547 8,060 8,338 8,475
Males 7,565 7,511 7,689 7,436 7,822 8,348
Total 15,634 15,041 15,236 15,496 16,160 16,823
Females in % 51.6% 50.1% 49.5% 52.0% 51.6% 50.4%
Males in % 48.4% 49.9% 50.5% 48.0% 48.4% 49.6%
Total in % 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%


Note: 

  • Intake refers to the new undergraduates entering the institutions in a particular year. 
  • Enrolment refers to the total. number of undergraduates (intake + existing students) registered in the institutions in a particular year.  
  • Graduates refer to those who have successfully completed a course of study in the institutions in a particular year.
  • Institutions refer to the National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Management University, Singapore Institute of Technology (only included from 2012), Singapore University of Technology and Design (only included from 2015) and Singapore University of Social Sciences (only included from 2018).

Source: Education Statistics Digest, Ministry of Education

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