Students

B1. Student FTEs, ordinary education, 2014-2017

Number 2014 2015 2016 2017
Arts 7,007 7,195 7,606 7,812
Science and Technology 4,536 4,778 5,127 5,040
Health * 3,369 3,355 3,663 3,758
Aarhus BSS 9,721 9,838 10,471 10,232
Aarhus University, total 24,633 25,166 26,867 26,842

B2. No. of students, 2014-2017

Total no. of students enrolled as of 1 October 2014 2015 2016 2017
Arts 12,320 11,428 10,619 9,750
Science and Technology 7,176 7,096 6,713 6,766
Health 4,283 4,330 4,353 4,398
Aarhus BSS 14,341 13,663 12,812 12,206
Enrolled students, total 38,120 36,517 34,497 33,120
Of which BA/BSc
Arts 5,359 5,073 4,992 4,840
Science and Technology 5,276 5,098 4,925 5,053
Health 2,244 2,285 2,226 2,249
Aarhus BSS 8,240 7,873 7,558 7,314
BA/BSc students, total 21,119 20,329 19,701 19,456
Of which MA/MSc
Arts 6,931 6,355 5,627 4,910
Science and Technology 1,900 1,998 1,788 1,713
Health 2,039 2,019 2,099 2,125
Aarhus BSS 6,101 5,790 5,254 4,892
Master’s degree students, total 16,971 16,162 14,768 13,640
Of which other
Health 30 26 28 24

B3. Student admissions to Bachelor's degree programmes, 2014-2017

No. as of 1 October 2014 2015 2016 2017
Arts 1,750 1,747 1,774 1,760
Science and Technology 1,774 1,866 1,810 1,974
Health 757 749 763 756
Aarhus BSS 2,885 2,866 2,872 2,499
Aarhus University, total 7,166 7,228 7,219 6,989

B4. Minimum average grade for admission to BA/BSc programmes 2014-2017

Average grade* 2014 2015 2016 2017
Arts 8.7 8.7 8.9 9.1
Science and Technology 8.3 8.6 8.8 8.8
Health 10.4 10.4 10.4 10.3
Aarhus BSS 8.9 9.3 9.5 9.8
Aarhus University, total 8.9 9.1 9.3 9.4

* Including bonus for additional level A subject and quick start bonus.

B5. First-choice applications to Bachelor’s degree programmes 2014-2017

Number 2014 2015 2016 2017
Arts 1.25 1.42 1.41 1.52
Science and Technology 1.00 1.06 1.11 1.05
Health 1.84 1.81 2.00 2.07
Aarhus BSS 1.25 1.32 1.44 1.45
Aarhus University, total 1.25 1.33 1.41 1.42

B6A. Admissions to Master’s degree programmes, 2014-2017

No.  of students as of 1 October 2014 2015 2016 2017
Arts 2,108 2,048 2,048 2,152
Science and Technology 729 772 865 735
Health 685 616 729 693
Aarhus BSS 1,971 2,051 2,204 2,187
Aarhus University, total 5,493 5,487 5,846 5,767

B6B. Recruitment to Master’s degree programmes, 2017

No. as of 1 October Arts Science and Technology Health Aarhus BSS Total
Students with university Bachelor’s degrees from own institution 980 463 492 1,554 3,489
Students with professional Bachelor’s degrees from own institution 135 65 200
Students with university Bachelor’s degrees from another Danish university 176 10 50 156 392
Students with professional Bachelor’s degrees from another Danish educational institution 695 26 145 144 1,010
Students with Bachelor’s degrees from abroad 277 101 226 604
Other 24 6 42 72
Total no. of students admitted to Master's degree programmes 2,152 735 693 2,187 5,767

B7. BA/BSc degrees awarded, 2014-2017

Number 2014 2015 2016 2017
Arts 1,159 1,130 1,133 1,080
Science and Technology 971 999 1,078 980
Health 638 563 687 568
Aarhus BSS 1,845 1,897 2,016 1,740
Aarhus University, total 4,613 4,589 4,914 4,368

B8. MA/MSc degrees awarded 2014-2017

Number 2014 2015 2016 2017
Arts 1,488 1,703 2,219 2,293
Science and Technology 484 588 887 738
Health 463 453 588 646
Aarhus BSS 1,757 1,776 2,378 2,240
Aarhus University, total 4,192 4,520 6,072 5,917

B9. Median age of Bachelor’s and Master’s degree graduates in 2017

Years Arts Science and
 Technology
Health Aarhus BSS Total
Median age of Bachelor’s degree graduates 24.1 24.5 23.8 23.9 24.1
Median age of Master’s degree graduates 27.0 26.3 27.7 26.3 27.0

B10. Exchange students, 2014-2017

Number 2014 2015 2016 2017
Incoming exchange students 1,026 960 1,004 1,055
Outgoing exchange students* 1,802 1,665 2,021 1,748
Exchange students, total 2,828 2,625 3,025 2,803
Full-degree international students 3,326 3,190 2,959 2,913
Exchange students on part-time programmes 122 79 93 99

*Outgoing exchanges, scholarship scheme and short stays.

B11. Further and continuing education, 2014-2017

Number 2014 2015 2016 2017
Active FTEs (participants converted to active FTEs) 1,424 1,236 1,211 1,142
Fee-paying participants (unique CPR numbers) 4,451 4,041 4,045 3,738
Fee-paying participants 5,942 5,538 5,543 5,118
Professional Master’s and diploma degree programme graduates 848 772 701 713

B12. AU Summer University 2014-2017

Number 2014 2015 2016 2017
ECTS credits earned by AU Summer University students enrolled in full-time degree programmes at a Danish university* 8,503 11,880 10,085 11,160
Courses offered at AU Summer University 59 57 77 64
No. of international students participating in AU Summer University** 173 225 326 327

*Please note that for 2012-2016, earned ECTS credits are calculated within the current reporting year which ends 31 August 2018. As a consequence, the results of exams taken in late August or later are not included in the tally. Since 2017, data have been registered for each examination period, and all exams passed up until the deadline for submission of data to AU Key Figures are included.

**International students who are not already enrolled in full-time or part-time degree programmes at Danish universities.