Student numbers

The University of Surrey is home to thousands of students from all over the world.

Current student numbers

In the 2018-19 academic year, we have over 16,000 students at Surrey – as well as 615 studying for the first stage of courses at our campus in China.

  • Undergraduate students: 13,289
  • Postgraduate (taught) students: 2,526
  • Postgraduate (research) students: 1,085

An international student body

36 per cent of students at Surrey are from outside the UK, helping to demonstrate both the diversity of our student body and the international reputation the University enjoys.

Key student facts

View Surrey's student data for the last five academic years (files open as PDFs):

Please note that the numbers on this page cover all students as at 30 November 2018, excluding those who were absent, taking assessments or writing up on this date. Franchised students are excluded.

Undergraduate and postgraduate (taught) numbers include incoming exchange, visiting and other 'occasional' students taking modules for credit only.