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University Technical Colleges

Question for Department for Education

UIN 46014, tabled on 12 September 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many students attend university technical colleges.

Answered on

20 September 2016

According to published census data (January 2016), 9,203 pupils were on roll in the University Technical Colleges (UTCs) open in the 2015/16 academic year.

Figures for the number of pupils enrolled in each UTC are available in the underlying data of the Schools, pupils and their characteristics: January 2016 statistics, which are available from here: For UTCs, the data is contained in the file SFR20_2016_Schools_Pupils_UD.csv. The type of establishment is given in column O and headcount figures can be found in column DW.

The figures for the numbers of pupils on roll in each UTC for the academic year 2016/17 are not yet available. We anticipate publishing this data in June 2017.