Drop out rate

Molly Clayton made this Freedom of Information request to The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service

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Dear The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service,

I would like to know the following please.

- The drop out rates for university students this year.
- The drop out rates for university students for the past 3 years.
- The drop out rates broken down by university and area. Including Scotland.
- Students' reasons why for dropping out.

Yours faithfully,
Molly Clayton

FOI, The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service

Dear Molly


Thank you for requesting information from UCAS under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA).

I can confirm that UCAS does not hold this information.

UCAS only holds data relating to applications, offers and acceptances. We do not know if an applicant goes on to enrol on a particular course or if they ever completed it.

However, HESA does hold some of these figures and you can find out more here: https://www.hesa.ac.uk/data-and-analysis....

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