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Full-Time University Students (Intake)

2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Females 8,390 8,939 9,001 9,192 9,350
Males 7,755 8,322 8,869 8,934 9,202
Total 16,145 17,261 17,870 18,126 18,552
Females in % 52.0% 51.8% 50.4% 50.7% 50.4%
Males in % 48.0% 48.2% 49.6% 49.3% 49.6%
Total in % 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

Full-Time University Students (Enrolment)

2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Females 29,419 30,335 31,538 32,890 33,763
Males 28,570 29,413 30,455 31,413 32,768
Total 57,989 59,748 61,993 64,303 66,531
Females in % 50.7% 50.8% 50.9% 51.1% 50.7%
Males in % 49.3% 49.2% 49.1% 48.9% 49.3%
Total in % 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

Full-Time University Graduates

2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Females 6,997 8,069 7,530 7,547 8,060
Males 6,459 7,565 7,511 7,689 7,436
Total 13,456 15,634 15,041 15,236 15,496
Females in % 52.0% 51.6% 50.1% 49.5% 52.0%
Males in % 48.0% 48.4% 49.9% 50.5% 48.0%
Total in % 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 (first intake in 2010) and Singapore University of Technology and Design (first intake in 2012).

Source: Education Statistics Digest, Ministry of Education

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Last Reviewed On Wed, Jan 31, 2018

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