Dropout rates among full-time students 2001/02

September 30, 2004

Table: Highest/lowest participation rates form lower social class groups
Table: Research income generated per academic costs

Projected learning outcomes
Dropout rates among full-time students starting first degree courses 2001/02

Institution Dropouts in % Benchmark in %

Napier University

37.0

18.7

Bolton Institute of Higher Education

35.8

23.1

University of Abertay Dundee

30.3

17.6

London Metropolitan University

28.1

24.2

The University of East London

28.0

24.1

The University of Sunderland

26.9

18.5

Middlesex University

26.8

21.0

The North-East Wales Institute of Higher Education

26.8

19.5

The University of Central Lancashire

26.0

19.5

University College Northampton

25.4

17.9

Thames Valley University

25.4

21.0

University of Glamorgan

25.3

21.3

University of Luton

24.8

18.8

The University of Wolverhampton

23.9

19.2

Liverpool Hope University College

23.7

19.2

The University of Greenwich

22.9

21.2

Edinburgh College of Art

22.3

13.0

The University of Lincoln

22.2

19.3

University of Wales College, Newport

22.1

18.8

Liverpool John Moores University

22.0

17.1

Trinity College of Music

21.6

10.3

University of Gloucestershire

21.5

16.7

The University of Huddersfield

21.3

18.5

University of the West of England, Bristol

21.1

17.3

University of Derby

20.6

19.5

University of Surrey, Roehampton

20.5

17.9

London South Bank University

20.3

24.1

The University of Salford

20.0

17.4

The University of Paisley

20.0

15.2

University of Central England in Birmingham

19.8

17.6

Royal Northern College of Music

19.1

9.2

Kingston University

19.0

19.1

The University of Westminster

19.0

21.3

Staffordshire University

18.5

18.2

University College Worcester

18.3

15.8

Swansea Institute of Higher Education

18.3

17.2

Heriot-Watt University

17.9

13.6

Glasgow Caledonian University

17.7

15.4

Edge Hill College of Higher Education

17.6

17.9

The Manchester Metropolitan University

17.4

18.8

The University of Dundee

17.3

14.7

University of Wales College of Medicine

17.2

8.6

Harper Adams University College

17.0

17.1

Anglia Polytechnic University

16.9

20.2

Leeds Metropolitan University

16.9

19.9

Writtle College

16.9

21.1

Trinity College, Carmarthen

16.9

17.4

The School of Oriental and African Studies

16.5

13.6

The Robert Gordon University

16.5

14.6

University of Hertfordshire

16.3

18.1

Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication

16.1

17.6

Newman College of HE

16.0

16.3

University of Ulster

16.0

15.0

Wimbledon School of Art

15.9

13.2

The University of Portsmouth

15.5

16.9

The University of Strathclyde

15.2

10.3

The University of Bradford

15.1

16.1

Royal Academy of Music

15.1

8.7

Kent Institute of Art & Design

15.0

15.1

Coventry University

14.9

18.3

The University of Glasgow

14.9

10.0

Southampton Institute

14.8

19.5

The University of Essex

14.7

14.1

Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh

14.7

14.6

Cumbria Institute of the Arts

14.6

17.6

Chester College of HE

14.4

15.5

Goldsmiths College

14.4

15.1

The University of Sussex

14.4

12.6

Oxford Brookes University

14.3

16.2

Canterbury Christ Church University College

14.2

16.5

St Mary's College

14.2

15.6

Glasgow School of Art

14.2

13.1

Bournemouth University

14.0

15.4

University College Chichester

14.0

17.4

The University of Northumbria at Newcastle

13.9

16.5

University of Wales Institute, Cardiff

13.9

14.2

The University of St Andrews(#8)

13.9

7.4

University of Wales, Bangor

13.8

15.2

The University of Brighton

13.7

16.3

Dartington College of Arts

13.5

15.4

The University of Hull

13.4

14.4

The University of Stirling

13.2

14.1

City University

13.1

13.9

The University of Aberdeen

12.8

13.7

The University of Plymouth

12.6

16.6

The London Institute

12.5

14.9

Sheffield Hallam University

12.5

16.0

Bath Spa University College

12.4

16.2

St Martin's College

12.3

14.9

The University of Kent

12.2

13.3

Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College

12.1

17.3

Falmouth College of Arts

11.8

14.7

The University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology

11.8

9.9

College of St Mark and St John

11.4

17.8

The Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama

11.2

16.3

York St John College

11.1

14.8

King Alfred's College, Winchester

10.8

14.5

The University of Reading

10.7

10.4

Brunel University

10.6

16.1

University of Wales, Swansea

10.4

11.7

Aston University

10.3

10.2

Central School of Speech and Drama

10.0

14.6

The University of Wales, Lampeter

9.7

18.0

The Nottingham Trent University

9.6

13.8

University of Wales, Aberystwyth

9.5

12.5

Queen Mary and Westfield College

9.4

12.4

Norwich School of Art and Design

9.1

14.6

The University of Surrey

8.8

12.2

The Queen's University of Belfast

8.7

9.3

Cranfield University

8.5

15.8

The University of Liverpool

8.5

11.4

Bishop Grosseteste College

8.3

12.4

St Mary's University College

8.3

8.5

The University of Leicester

8.2

8.8

Cardiff University

8.2

8.0

The Surrey Institute of Art and Design, University College

8.1

14.1

Trinity and All Saints College

8.0

13.9

The University of Birmingham

7.3

8.2

The University of East Anglia

7.3

12.0

King's College London

7.0

7.6

The University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne

7.0

8.7

Rose Bruford College

6.9

13.0

University of Manchester

6.8

7.7

The University of Edinburgh

6.8

7.1

Loughborough University

6.5

9.6

The University of Sheffield

6.5

6.7

University College London

6.5

6.9

The University of Leeds

6.4

9.0

The University of Lancaster

5.9

8.8

The University of Southampton

5.4

9.8

The University of York

5.3

5.9

The University of Exeter

4.9

8.3

St George's Hospital Medical School

4.7

6.5

The University of Warwick

4.7

6.1

Royal Holloway and Bedford New College

4.6

8.7

Stranmillis University College

4.4

10.8

The University of Keele

4.2

11.3

Royal College of Music

3.7

15.3

Imperial College of Science, Technology & Medicine

3.6

4.5

Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

3.6

11.9

The University of Bristol

3.4

4.5

The University of Bath

3.3

6.2

London School of Economics and Political Science

3.2

5.0

The School of Pharmacy

3.1

6.9

The University of Nottingham

2.5

5.6

University of Durham

2.3

6.4

The University of Oxford

2.1

3.0

University of London (Institutes and activities)(#9)

1.7

11.2

The University of Cambridge

1.3

3.5

The Royal Veterinary College

0.9

3.1

The Arts Institute at Bournemouth

0.0

9.4

Conservatoire for Dance and Drama

0.0

11.3

Royal Agricultural College

0.0

9.7

Bell College

0.0

12.2

UHI Millennium Institute

0.0

16.2

NB: No data available for De Montfort University, Northern School of Contemporary Dance and the University of Teesside.
Original data source: HESA . Table published in The Times Higher, October 1 2004 Back to story
Table: Highest/lowest participation rates form lower social class groups
Table: Research income generated per academic costs

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