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Access to HE statistics

Alternatively, download the Access to Higher Education Diploma statistics here (PDF, 1.68MB).

QAA collects and publishes statistical data about Access to HE students each year. We work with UCAS, the Skills Funding Agency and the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) to provide as full a picture as possible about Access to HE students in England and Wales, and their achievements and progress.

Latest statistics and data
Statistics about Access to HE students, the courses they study and their progression to higher education, are analysed below. The following data and information, alongside trends over time, provide the definitive picture about Access to HE.

Access to HE: Key statistics 2014-15

Access to HE: applying to higher education 2015

Access to HE: students in higher education 2014-15

Access to HE: Diploma courses and students 2014-15

Previous statistical reports can be found in the Publications section