Higher Education Sector

Higher Education Students Total Percent of Total
Domestic higher education students 234,832 90.1%
International higher education students 25,660 9.9%
All higher education students (both domestic and international) 260,492
Higher Education Institutions Total
Public higher education institutions 33
Private higher education institutions 20
All higher education institutions 53

Timeframe for reported data: August to December, 2015

Source: Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU)

2013

Total count of all higher education students, both domestic and international:
232,986

Total number of Higher Education Institutions: approximately 400
Private: 22
Public: 36


Higher education academic year:
August to June









Note: Foreign students enrolled in distance education programmes taught by Norwegian institutions included.
PhD students not included.

Source: State Educational Loanfund, Norwegian Social Science Data Services DBH as reported by Norwegian Centre for Internationalization of Education, SIU

2012

Total count of all higher education students, both domestic and international:
226,841

Total number of Higher Education Institutions: approximately 400
Private: 23
Public: 36


Higher education academic year:
August to June









Note: Foreign students enrolled in distance education programmes taught by Norwegian institutions included.
PhD students not included.

Source: State Educational Loanfund, Norwegian Social Science Data Services DBH as reported by Norwegian Centre for Internationalization of Education, SIU

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