Facts and figures

How many students are enrolled in education programmes of te university of Wageningen University & Research? On this page you can find information about the number of bachelor's and master's students, PhD candidates and graduates.

Enrolled students

In the academic year 2017/2018 the university has a total of 12.001 students, which of 2.788 are international students. There are 3.157 freshmen and 521 exchange students.

There are studying 5.659 bachelor's students, 5.821 master's students and 1.975 PhD candidates. In 2016/2017 there were 297 promotions and 1.851 master's and 1.095 bachelor's students graduated.

Number of students (without PhD candidates)
Year 02/03 03/04 04/05 05/06 06/07 07/08 08/09 09/10
Total 4.571 4.772 4.821 4.761 4.713 4.941 5.398 5.959
International 859 1.014 1.141 1.180 1.185 1.108 1.108 1.444
Year 10/11 11/12 12/13 13/14 14/15 15/16 16/17 17/18
Total 6.771 7.473 7.933 8.814 9.545 10.380 11.275 12.001
International 1.735 1.922 2.016 2.137 2.160 2.364 2.642 2.788

Graduates

In total there are 47.164 graduates of the university of Wageningen University & Research. There are 36.698 Dutch graduates and 10.466 international graduates. Of international graduates 85% works outside the Netherlands. Of the total number of graduates 44% is female.

Nationalities

The 12.001 students of the university of Wageningen University & Research come from 103 countries. The most important countries of origin of international students are China, Germany and Indonesia.

Origin of students
Netherlands 9.213
Europe 1.426
Asia 1.055
Africa 114
North and South America 184
Other 9

The information on this page is last updated in December 2017.