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Universities: Admissions

Question for Department for Education

UIN 203932, tabled on 19 December 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what information his Department holds on the number of students who have been granted a university place after obtaining three D grades or lower at A-level in each of the last three years.

Answered on

9 January 2019

The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) publish data on the number of English 18 year-olds accepted into full-time higher education (HE) by A level points score.

The table below shows the number of 18 year-olds in England who held at least three A levels and were accepted into HE with A level points equivalent to DDD or below:

Year

2016

2017

2018

Acceptances

6,605

7,095

7,505

These figures are not published at an institution level.