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Students

The table shows the number of new students enrolled and the number of students graduated in 2015. The table also shows the students' median age. 

You can find more student statistics (gender distribution etc.) on the University Education Services' (only in Danish).

Word definition:

FTE = Full-time equivalent. (In this context full-time students that have passed all examinations of a given year. FTE can also be used about full-time employees).

Median number = The middle number in a row of numbers (For example, 8 is the median number in a row of 6,7,8,9,10) 

University of Copenhagen 2016

1. Enrollment

1.1 Intake undergraduate level 7,084
1.2 Median age of new undergraduate students 21.2
1.3 Intake graduate level 6,425
1.4 Median age of new graduate students 24.5

2. Number of students

2.1 Total number of students 38,615
A. Total number of undergraduate students 21,764
B. Total number of graduate students 16,818
C. Other 33

3. Drop-out at 1. year

3.1 Drop-out percentage at 1. year, undergraduate students 15.0 %
3.2 Drop-out percentage at 1. year, graduate students 5.2 %

4. Number of FTE (full time equivalents)

4.1 FTE's 29,038
4.2 Number of subsidy releasing students 42,930

5. Production of Undergraduates/Graduates

5.1 Total number of Bachelor degrees 5,488
5.1.1 Releasing completion bonus 4,670
5.2 Total number of Masters degrees 6,052
5.2.1 Releasing completion bonus 1,913
5.3 Median age of students (Bachelor) 24.3*
5.4 Median afge of students (Masters) 27.3**

6. Open and Part-Time Education

6.1 Number of FTE's 848
6.2 Number of completed part-time educations 141

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