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Theme: Education and Science

Enrolled students in higher schools and faculties in the Republic of North Macedonia in the academic year 2020/2021 (first cycle of studies)


According to the data of the State Statistical Office obtained on the basis of received reports, there were 50 881 enrolled students in the Republic of North Macedonia in the academic year 2020/2021, a decrease of 1.7% compared to the academic year 2019/2020.

The number of enrolled female students was 29 482 or 57.9%.

The majority of students, 83.8%, were enrolled in public tertiary institutions, while 15.5% were enrolled in private tertiary institutions.

In the academic year 2020/2021, there were 12 365 students enrolled in the first year of studies, which is 24.3% of the total (students that are enrolled in the first year for the second time, third time or more are also covered here).

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