Data & analysis

Our analysis covers applications and admissions to full time higher education in the UK. 

Headline statistics

View applications and acceptances to higher education 2008-2013

Analysis reports

Our analysis reports investigate key topics such as the demand for higher education and outcomes at the end of the different application cycles.

UCAS end of cycle report 2013

UK application rates (2014 cycle, January deadline)

2013 end of cycle assessment of UCAS acceptances

Analysis reports

Scheduled statistical releases

Statistical releases provide core numbers on applications or acceptances at scheduled points in the current application cycle.

Monthly and deadline applicant figures

Timetable of data and analysis

Daily Clearing analysis 2014

End of cycle figures

Scheduled releases

Data resources

We provide annual data files of applications and acceptances against specific characteristics, as well as other important data resources to download or request.

We publish more detailed reference data tables and files when the application cycle is complete. 

Annual reference tables

Annual data files

Data resources

Analysis notes

In our series of analysis notes, we take a detailed look at application rates by specific topics such as ethnic group and free school meal status.

Analysis notes

News updates

22 August 2014
A full suite of daily Clearing stats for 22 August has been published.
21 August 2014
More than 100,000 UK applicants aged 20 and over have now been accepted into universities and... more
14 August 2014
Over 20,000 students from disadvantaged backgrounds already placed on a degree course.

UCAS Teacher Training (UTT)

View monthly statistical releases here.

UTT statistics

 

 

 

More information

If you want more information about our data and analysis publications, you can get in touch at stats@ucas.ac.uk.

Understanding our customers

In addition to our statistical analysis UCAS also uses market research methods to help us understand some of our customers.

Selected reports by our market research team are located below.

Market intelligence