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Tertiary Attendance Statistics

At 31 July 1999 there were 253,773 formal students attending post-secondary educational institutions in New Zealand. This is an increase of 1.1% since July 1998.

Eighty-seven percent of all formal post-secondary students were attending public tertiary institutions, while the remaining thirteen percent were attending private training establishments.

Polytechnics 100,037
Colleges of Education 12,793
Universities 105,996
Wananga 1,883
Sub-total TEI 220,709

PTES with students receiving tuition
subsidy and loans and allowances 16,580
PTES with students receiving loans
and allowances only 3,329
Other Tertiary Education Providers in
receipt of MOE Grant(OTEPs) 1,300
Other PTEs 11,855
PTE Total 33,064

Grand Total 253,773

Contact: Ron Ross Data Management Unit, Ministry of Education Phone: 04 471 6142 email

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