Our key statistics

London Metropolitan University had a total of 10,295 UK-based higher education students in 2017–18, of which:

  • 36.3% were male / 63.7% were female
  • 7.865 were studying full-time / 2,430 were studying part-time (76.3% / 23.7%)
  • 7,919 were undergraduate / 2,376 were postgraduate (69.4% / 31.6%)
  • 69.2% were from a black or minority ethnic background (5,996 students)
  • 52.9% were aged 25 or older (5,444 students)
  • 14.5% had a known disability (1,497 students)
  • 96.5% were Home / EU students (based on their domicile) and 3.5% were overseas; the full breakdown was:
    • UK domicile – 9,273 students
    • other EU domicile – 661 students
    • overseas domicile – 361 students
  • 142 distinct nationalities were represented; the geographical breakdown was:
    • UK – 6,354
    • EU – 2,354
    • overseas – 1,504, of which:
      • Africa – 762
      • Asia – 366
      • North America – 179
      • Other Europe – 128 (includes Turkey, Norway, Russia and Switzerland)
      • Middle East – 126
      • South America – 55
      • Australasia – 14
    • unknown – 2
  • 96.3% of the young, full-time, undergraduate students who entered London Metropolitan University in 2017–18 were from state schools or colleges

In 2017–18 London Metropolitan had a total of 4,618 collaborative students who were studying at overseas partner institutions.

Key statistics below summarised visually