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Durham University

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Undergraduate recruitment by gender

Acceptance rates for male and female applicants remained at a similar level over the past ten years (2010 to 2018), with marginally more female students accepting final offers than male. There has been a steady growth in the proportion of offers made per acceptance, alongside a continued pattern of female applicants receiving a higher offer per application ratio than male.

Undergraduate applications by gender 2010 to 2018

Undergraduate applications by gender 2010 to 2018

The charts show the values for applications and final acceptances to represent the ratio of applicants who accept places on courses.