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Our facts and figures - Our student body

Find out more about our students. How are they, where are they from and how many find employment after graduating?

Office for Students transparency information

This information is published annually and provides information about applications, offers and award completion.

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Graduate employment class of 2022

Students who graduated in the 2020/21 academic year

Employment (includes work and further study) 91%

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey. Graduates are surveyed 15 months after graduation

HE student numbers (full-time equivalent (FTE)) 2021/22*

School Undergraduate Postgraduate Total (FTE)
Faculty of Business, Law and Digital Technologies 3,353 456 3,809
Faculty of Creative Industries, Architecture and Engineering 2,046 63 2,109
Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Sciences 2,228 51 2,279
Warsash Maritime School 451 8 459
Grand total 8,078 578 8,656

*The figures are full-time equivalents (FTE), ie, part-time and short course students are counted as less than one, on a pro-rata basis, at enrolment for 2021/22.

Higher education student profile 2021/22

Age Female part-time % Female full-time % Male part-time % Male full-time %
Under 21 0.47 26.49 1.21 28.81
21-24 0.26 7.02 0.77 8.19
25 and over 1.37 12.79 1.39 11.21
Total 2.10 46.31 3.38 48.21

HE students by domicile 2021/22

County/country Percent (%)
Hampshire and Isle of Wight* 25
Other UK 53
Non-UK 23

*Includes the unitary authorities of Hampshire, City of Southampton, City of Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight.

Degree outcomes

Find out more information on how Solent sets standards and awards degree outcomes.

Read the degree outcomes statement