Facts and figures

How many students are enrolled in education programmes of the 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 2020/2021 the university has a total of 13.275 students, of which 2.777 are international. There are 3.216 freshmen and 302 exchange students.

There are 6.037 bachelor's students, 6.936 master's students and 2.183 PhD candidates studying. In 2019/2020 282 PhD candidates, 1.902 master's and 1.294 bachelor's students graduated.

Number of students (without PhD candidates)
Year 05/06 06/07 07/08 08/09 09/10 10/11 11/12 12/13
Total 4.761 4.713 4.941 5.398 5.959 6.771 7.473 7.933
International 1.180 1.185 1.108 1.108 1.444 1.735 1.922 2.016
Year 13/14 14/15 15/16 16/17 17/18 18/19 19/20 20/21
Total 8.814 9.545 10.380 11.275 12.001 12.439 12.819 13.275
International 2.137 2.160 2.364 2.642 2.788 2.769 2.889 2.777

Graduates

In total there are 56.263 graduates of the university of Wageningen University & Research. There are 42.280 Dutch graduates and 13.981 international graduates. Of international graduates 61% works outside the Netherlands. 47% of the total number of graduates is female.

Nationalities

The 13.275 students of the university of Wageningen University & Research come from 108 countries. The most important nationalities of international students are China, Germany and Italy.

Nationalities of students
Netherlands 10.498
Europe 1.578
Asia 891
Africa 141
North and South America 156
Other 11

Reference day: 1 October 2020