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

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

News updates

10 July 2014
These statistical releases describe applicants and applications from the 2014 UCAS cycle at the 30... more
29 May 2014
This statistical release reports interim applicant totals in the 2014 UCAS application cycle at... more
30 April 2014
Summarising interim applicant numbers in the 2014 undergraduate cycle, as of Monday 21 April.

UCAS Teacher Training (UTT)

View monthly statistical releases here.

UTT statistics

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




More information

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