Economics Applicants

Joseph Parker made this Freedom of Information request to Downing College, Cambridge

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Dear Downing College, Cambridge,

Under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I kindly request some raw data from you regarding university applications.

1) The number of IB economics applicants, and the number of which were made offers, studying the IB Diploma in the years 2012, 2013 and 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017

2) The average predicted IB points score of economics applicants and the average of those made offers in the years 2012, 2013 and 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017

3) The mean IB points score offer made to economics applicants in the years 2012, 2013 and 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017

4) The mean achieved IB points score for offer holders in the years 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

5) The total number of applicants and the number of successful applicants who already had their IB results when they applied. In any past year where the data is available.

6) The average IB score for students accepted who had IB results before applying. In any past year where the data is available.

Yours faithfully,

Joseph Parker

Paul Boult, Downing College, Cambridge

Dear Mr Parker,

 

Thank you for your FoI enquiry to Downing College and I am pleased to
provide you with the following table. Please be aware that we are not able
to access records of applicants who ended up with offers from other
Colleges.

 

ECONOMICS 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
1 Number of IB applicants 5 5 5 4 4 1
2 Number of IB applicants given offers 0 0 0 0 0 0
Average predicted IB points score for
3 applicants 43 43 42 42 43 41
Average predicted IB points score for
4 successful applicants n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
5 Mean IB points score offer n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Mean achieved points score for
6 offer-holders n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
7 Number of post-IB applicants 0 0 1 0 0 0
8 Number of post-IB successful applicants 0 0 0 0 0 0
Average IB score for post-IB successful
9 applicants n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

 

The numbers relate to your questions split up as follows:

1.            The number of IB economics applicants,

2.            and the number of which were made offers, studying the IB
Diploma in the years 2012, 2013 and 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017

3.            The average predicted IB points score of economics
applicants

4.            and the average of those made offers in the years 2012, 2013
and 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017

5.            The mean IB points score offer made to economics applicants
in the years 2012, 2013 and 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017

6.            The mean achieved IB points score for offer holders in the
years 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

7.            The total number of post-IB applicants

8.            and the number of successful applicants who already had
their IB results when they applied. In any past year where the data is
available.

9.            The average IB score for students accepted who had IB
results before applying. In any past year where the data is available.

 

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Best wishes,

 

Paul Boult

Records Manager

Downing College, Cambridge