Students

38,324 students
21,582 bachelor's degree students
16,718 master's degree students

Students 2018

The table shows the number of students enrolled at the University and how many have graduated. The table also shows students’ median age.

Students 2018

The table shows the number of students enrolled at the University and how many have graduated. The table also shows students’ median age.

1.1 Intake of bachlor's degree students 6,642
1.2 Median age of new bachelor's degree students 21.4
1.3 Intake of master's degree students 5,957
1.4 Median age of new master's degree students 24.5
2.1 Total number of students 38,324
A. Total number of bachelor's degree students 21,582
B. Total number of master's degree students 16,718
C. Other 24
3.1 Drop-out percentage at 1. year, bachelor's degree students 13.2 %
3.2 Drop-out percentage at 1. year, master's degree students 3.8 %
4.1 FTE's 27,660
4.2. Number of subsidy releasing students 37,798
5.1 Total number of Bachelor's degrees 4,501
5.1.1 Releasing completion bonus 3,806
5.2 Total number of Master's degrees 5,285
5.2.1 Releasing completion bonus 2,379
5.3 Median age of students (Bachelor)* 24.3
5.4 Median age of students (Master)** 27.2
6.1 Number of FTE's 748
6.2 Number of completed part-time education 174

* Median age of the student when graduating (bachelor's degree). 
** Median age of the student when graduating (master's degree).

Completion, drop-out and time to degree 2018

The table shows the percentage of students who have completed their programmes within the prescribed time, and how many have dropped out without completing their programme.

1.1 % completed in prescribed time 40 %
1.2 % completed in prescribed time + 1 year 58 %
1.3 % still active 9 %
1.4 % discontinued 33 %
2.1 % completed in prescribed time 44 %
2.2 % completed in prescribed time + 1 year 77 %
2.3 % still active 16 %
2.4 % discontinued 7 %

Internationalisation 2018

The table shows how many foreign students have studied at the University of Copenhagen, and how many of the University's own students have studied abroad.

1.1 Number of outgoing students 2,244
A. Number of internationalisation-subsidy releasing students 1,819
B. Number of administration-subsidy releasing students 267
2.1 Number of incoming students 1,634
A Number of internationalisation-subsidy releasing students 1,559
3.1 Number of foreign students at full degrees in Denmark 3,939
A. Number of students from other Nordic countries 897
B. Number of students from inside the EU/EEA 1,933
C. Number of students from outside the EU/EØS (non-fee paying) 1,109
C.1 Students with a free place and/or scholarship 90
C.2 Fee-paying students 482
C.3 Other 537
3.2 Number of foreign students on master or diploma programmes in Denmark 165
A. Number of students from other Nordic countries 69

B. Number of students outside the Nordics but inside the EU/EEA

49
C. Number of students outside the EU/EEA 47

Annual statements for the individual programmes

You can find more detailed information in the statements for study activity for each programme, which cover intake, student population, output, completion and grades.

See overview for the individual programmes

 

Legend:

* FTE = Student full-time equivalents, i.e. students who have passed all the exams of the year.