Tertiary students in New Zealand
By institution type and origin, 2017, thousands of students enrolled
Christchurch Polyechnic Institute of Technology merged with Aoraki Polytechnic in 2016 and the merged institution is now known as Ara Institute of Canterbury.
Waiariki Polytechnic and Bay of Plenty Polytechnic merged in 2016 and the merged institution is now known as Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology.
Telford Rural Polytechnic was merged with Lincoln University in 2011 and was then taken over by Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre in 2017.
Students are counted in each qualification type/level they enrol in, so the sum of the various types/levels may not add to the total.
Students are counted in each provider they enrol in, so the sum of the various providers may not add to the total.
Domestic students: those studying here with New Zealand/Australian citizenship or permanent residence status.
International students: those studying here without New Zealand/Australian citizenship or permanent residence status. Students studying off-shore at tertiary education providers that are registered in New Zealand are considered international students unless they hold New Zealand citizenship.
Data relates to students enrolled at any time during the year with a tertiary education provider in formal qualifications of greater than 0.03 EFTS (more than one week's full-time duration).
Students are counted in each group they identify with, so the sum of the various groups may not add to the total.
Totals also include those students with unknown values.
Data in this table, including totals, have been rounded to the nearest 5 to protect the privacy of individuals, so the sum of individual counts may not add to the total.
Data includes those private training establishments that received Student Achievement Component funding, and/or had students with student loans or allowances, and/or Youth Guarantee programmes.
Data excludes all non-formal learning and on-job industry training.
Data provided by
Tertiary Education Participation: Provider based enrolments 2017
How to find the data
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Import & extraction details
File as imported: Tertiary Education Participation: Provider based enrolments 2017
From the dataset Tertiary Education Participation: Provider based enrolments 2017, this data was extracted:
- Sheet: ENR.31
- Provided: 1,089 data points
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About this dataset
These statistics relate to students enrolled in tertiary education providers by a range of demographic and other characteristics.