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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2005  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 22/04/2004   
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Over the past 10 years, the University of Tasmania has experienced a steady increase in overall student enrolments.

STUDENT ENROLMENTS AT UNIVERSITY OF TASMANIA,
By Sex - 1991 to 2001
Graph showing a steady increase in overall student enrolments at the University of Tasmania from 1991 to 2001.

There were 12,820 student enrolments in 2001, an increase of 1,673 (15%) on the 1991 figure of 11,147. Of these, there were:
  • 8,017 student enrolments at the Hobart University campus, an increase of 1,608 (25%) on the figure for 1991 (6,409).
  • 4,079 enrolments at the Launceston University campus in 2001, a decrease of nearly 14% on the 4,738 enrolments in 1991.
UNIVERSITY OF TASMANIA STUDENTS

1991
2001

Student enrolments
no.
no.

Launceston
4,738
4,079
Hobart
6,409
8,017
Off-shore
n.a.
222
NW Centre
n.a.
321
Other(a)
n.a.
181
Total
11,147
12,820

n.a. not available
(a) Other includes distance education and interstate students.

Source: University of Tasmania, http://www.utas.edu.au

Of the 2001 University of Tasmania student population, there were:
  • 4,757 commencing students, accounting for 37% of all student enrolments in 2001;
  • 9,719 (76%) enrolled as full-time students and 3,101 (24%) enrolled as part-time students;
  • 7,086 female students (55%) and 5,734 male students (45%);
  • 948 higher degree research students, and 264 higher degree course work students;
  • 10,950 undergraduates, or approximately 85% of all students;
  • nearly 1,100 international students drawn from 55 countries (with 885, or over 80% of overseas students, from Asian countries); and
  • 216 Indigenous students.
UNIVERSITY OF TASMANIA ENROLMENTS - 2001
Faculty
Males
Females
Total
% women

Commerce and Law
1,457
1,416
2,873
49.3
Science and Engineering
2,080
985
3,065
32.1
Education
505
1,225
1,730
70.8
Arts
1,185
2,298
3,483
66.0
Health Science
400
992
1,392
71.3
Other programs
107
170
277
61.4
Total University
5,734
7,086
12,820
55.3

Source: University of Tasmania, http://www.utas.edu.au/docs/statistics


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