Progression to Tertiary > Institution Type

The tertiary education sector is a diverse sector. Its scope ranges from informal non-assessed community courses in schools through to formal undergraduate degrees and advanced research-based postgraduate degrees.

Progression to tertiary education is a measure of the level of tertiary education a student is enrolled in one, two or three years after leaving school.

School leavers are identified from the Ministry of Education’s ENROL system, while tertiary enrolment information is sourced from the tertiary databases SDR and ITR.

Identical information is available for other territorial authorities in this region by using the drop down menu above. For territorial authorities in other regions first choose the appropriate region from the drop down menu above.

Table 1: School leavers enrolled in tertiary education one year after leaving school (2015-2017 leaver cohorts)
Group Institution Type Year left school
2015 2016 2017
Female Universities 34 41 39
Female Polytechnics 15 11 8
Female Wananga 2 0 0
Female Private Training Establishments 16 20 24
Female Youth Guarantee Fees Free places 7 5 6
Female Industry training, including apprenticeships 5 13 8
Female Not Enrolled in Tertiary 58 63 56
Female Total 137 153 141
Male Universities 29 24 34
Male Polytechnics 13 9 7
Male Wananga 1 0 0
Male Private Training Establishments 12 8 11
Male Youth Guarantee Fees Free places 13 10 8
Male Industry training, including apprenticeships 20 34 33
Male Not Enrolled in Tertiary 88 87 86
Male Total 176 172 179
Māori Universities 14 7 12
Māori Polytechnics 2 2 6
Māori Wananga 2 0 0
Māori Private Training Establishments 10 6 9
Māori Youth Guarantee Fees Free places 7 6 9
Māori Industry training, including apprenticeships 8 12 13
Māori Not Enrolled in Tertiary 51 43 47
Māori Total 94 76 96
Pacific Universities x 0 2
Pacific Polytechnics x 0 1
Pacific Wananga x 0 0
Pacific Private Training Establishments x 0 1
Pacific Youth Guarantee Fees Free places x 0 1
Pacific Industry training, including apprenticeships x 2 0
Pacific Not Enrolled in Tertiary x 8 5
Pacific Total x 10 10
Asian Universities 5 3 2
Asian Polytechnics 3 1 0
Asian Wananga 0 0 0
Asian Private Training Establishments 0 2 1
Asian Youth Guarantee Fees Free places 0 0 0
Asian Industry training, including apprenticeships 0 1 1
Asian Not Enrolled in Tertiary 3 2 1
Asian Total 11 9 5
MELAA Universities x x x
MELAA Polytechnics x x x
MELAA Wananga x x x
MELAA Private Training Establishments x x x
MELAA Youth Guarantee Fees Free places x x x
MELAA Industry training, including apprenticeships x x x
MELAA Not Enrolled in Tertiary x x x
MELAA Total x x x
Other Universities x x x
Other Polytechnics x x x
Other Wananga x x x
Other Private Training Establishments x x x
Other Youth Guarantee Fees Free places x x x
Other Industry training, including apprenticeships x x x
Other Not Enrolled in Tertiary x x x
Other Total x x x
European/Pākehā Universities 54 56 67
European/Pākehā Polytechnics 21 18 11
European/Pākehā Wananga 1 0 0
European/Pākehā Private Training Establishments 17 21 27
European/Pākehā Youth Guarantee Fees Free places 12 10 7
European/Pākehā Industry training, including apprenticeships 19 37 28
European/Pākehā Not Enrolled in Tertiary 99 111 103
European/Pākehā Total 223 253 243
Total Universities 63 65 73
Total Polytechnics 28 20 15
Total Wananga 3 0 0
Total Private Training Establishments 28 28 35
Total Youth Guarantee Fees Free places 20 15 14
Total Industry training, including apprenticeships 25 47 41
Total Not Enrolled in Tertiary 146 150 142
Total Total 313 325 320

Notes:

  1. ‘x’ = data has been suppressed where there are between 0 and 5 students in the denominator for a specific group, for example Asian students. Where one gender has been suppressed the corresponding gender has also been suppressed.
  2. Ethnicity is multiple response, that is, students who affiliated in more than one ethnic group have been counted in each ethnic group. Students are only counted once in the total, therefore, the ethnic groups may not sum to the total.
  3. International fee-paying students and adult students (age 19+) are excluded.
Table 2: School leavers enrolled in tertiary education two years after leaving school (2014-2016 leaver cohorts)
Group Institution Type Year left school
2014 2015 2016
Female Universities 47 36 39
Female Polytechnics 17 12 13
Female Wananga 3 1 0
Female Private Training Establishments 19 13 14
Female Youth Guarantee Fees Free places 8 1 3
Female Industry training, including apprenticeships 8 4 15
Female Not Enrolled in Tertiary 62 70 69
Female Total 164 137 153
Male Universities 16 30 23
Male Polytechnics 9 9 6
Male Wananga 3 1 0
Male Private Training Establishments 9 6 7
Male Youth Guarantee Fees Free places 7 3 6
Male Industry training, including apprenticeships 22 36 34
Male Not Enrolled in Tertiary 100 91 96
Male Total 166 176 172
Māori Universities 7 13 8
Māori Polytechnics 7 2 3
Māori Wananga 4 2 0
Māori Private Training Establishments 5 6 7
Māori Youth Guarantee Fees Free places 6 2 3
Māori Industry training, including apprenticeships 6 13 13
Māori Not Enrolled in Tertiary 55 56 42
Māori Total 90 94 76
Pacific Universities 0 x 0
Pacific Polytechnics 2 x 0
Pacific Wananga 0 x 0
Pacific Private Training Establishments 1 x 0
Pacific Youth Guarantee Fees Free places 2 x 1
Pacific Industry training, including apprenticeships 0 x 0
Pacific Not Enrolled in Tertiary 0 x 9
Pacific Total 5 x 10
Asian Universities 3 5 2
Asian Polytechnics 0 4 0
Asian Wananga 0 0 0
Asian Private Training Establishments 2 1 1
Asian Youth Guarantee Fees Free places 1 0 0
Asian Industry training, including apprenticeships 0 0 1
Asian Not Enrolled in Tertiary 2 1 5
Asian Total 8 11 9
MELAA Universities x x x
MELAA Polytechnics x x x
MELAA Wananga x x x
MELAA Private Training Establishments x x x
MELAA Youth Guarantee Fees Free places x x x
MELAA Industry training, including apprenticeships x x x
MELAA Not Enrolled in Tertiary x x x
MELAA Total x x x
Other Universities x x x
Other Polytechnics x x x
Other Wananga x x x
Other Private Training Establishments x x x
Other Youth Guarantee Fees Free places x x x
Other Industry training, including apprenticeships x x x
Other Not Enrolled in Tertiary x x x
Other Total x x x
European/Pākehā Universities 55 55 53
European/Pākehā Polytechnics 18 16 18
European/Pākehā Wananga 3 0 0
European/Pākehā Private Training Establishments 22 14 14
European/Pākehā Youth Guarantee Fees Free places 8 2 5
European/Pākehā Industry training, including apprenticeships 25 28 40
European/Pākehā Not Enrolled in Tertiary 120 108 123
European/Pākehā Total 251 223 253
Total Universities 63 66 62
Total Polytechnics 26 21 19
Total Wananga 6 2 0
Total Private Training Establishments 28 19 21
Total Youth Guarantee Fees Free places 15 4 9
Total Industry training, including apprenticeships 30 40 49
Total Not Enrolled in Tertiary 162 161 165
Total Total 330 313 325

Notes:

  1. ‘x’ = data has been suppressed where there are between 0 and 5 students in the denominator for a specific group, for example Asian students. Where one gender has been suppressed the corresponding gender has also been suppressed.
  2. Ethnicity is multiple response, that is, students who affiliated in more than one ethnic group have been counted in each ethnic group. Students are only counted once in the total, therefore, the ethnic groups may not sum to the total.
  3. International fee-paying students and adult students (age 19+) are excluded.