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 38 42 39
Female Polytechnics 10 12 15
Female Wananga 3 2 5
Female Private Training Establishments 20 24 24
Female Youth Guarantee Fees Free places 19 19 21
Female Industry training, including apprenticeships 17 4 12
Female Not Enrolled in Tertiary 85 92 98
Female Total 192 195 214
Male Universities 36 30 36
Male Polytechnics 5 10 7
Male Wananga 1 1 1
Male Private Training Establishments 32 26 25
Male Youth Guarantee Fees Free places 20 8 17
Male Industry training, including apprenticeships 13 21 32
Male Not Enrolled in Tertiary 85 90 95
Male Total 192 186 213
Māori Universities 9 10 13
Māori Polytechnics 5 7 8
Māori Wananga 4 3 5
Māori Private Training Establishments 19 18 21
Māori Youth Guarantee Fees Free places 24 15 23
Māori Industry training, including apprenticeships 8 7 14
Māori Not Enrolled in Tertiary 77 89 84
Māori Total 146 149 168
Pacific Universities 3 0 1
Pacific Polytechnics 1 1 1
Pacific Wananga 0 0 0
Pacific Private Training Establishments 3 0 4
Pacific Youth Guarantee Fees Free places 1 1 1
Pacific Industry training, including apprenticeships 0 0 1
Pacific Not Enrolled in Tertiary 3 3 6
Pacific Total 11 5 14
Asian Universities 7 6 9
Asian Polytechnics 1 1 0
Asian Wananga 0 0 0
Asian Private Training Establishments 2 0 1
Asian Youth Guarantee Fees Free places 1 0 0
Asian Industry training, including apprenticeships 0 0 1
Asian Not Enrolled in Tertiary 5 1 6
Asian Total 16 8 17
MELAA Universities 1 x 2
MELAA Polytechnics 0 x 0
MELAA Wananga 0 x 0
MELAA Private Training Establishments 2 x 0
MELAA Youth Guarantee Fees Free places 1 x 1
MELAA Industry training, including apprenticeships 2 x 1
MELAA Not Enrolled in Tertiary 2 x 3
MELAA Total 8 x 7
Other Universities 0 x 1
Other Polytechnics 0 x 0
Other Wananga 0 x 0
Other Private Training Establishments 0 x 0
Other Youth Guarantee Fees Free places 0 x 1
Other Industry training, including apprenticeships 0 x 1
Other Not Enrolled in Tertiary 0 x 2
Other Total 0 x 5
European/Pākehā Universities 55 56 54
European/Pākehā Polytechnics 9 15 17
European/Pākehā Wananga 1 0 1
European/Pākehā Private Training Establishments 31 34 28
European/Pākehā Youth Guarantee Fees Free places 17 13 15
European/Pākehā Industry training, including apprenticeships 22 19 30
European/Pākehā Not Enrolled in Tertiary 97 99 116
European/Pākehā Total 232 236 261
Total Universities 74 72 75
Total Polytechnics 15 22 22
Total Wananga 4 3 6
Total Private Training Establishments 52 50 49
Total Youth Guarantee Fees Free places 39 27 38
Total Industry training, including apprenticeships 30 25 44
Total Not Enrolled in Tertiary 170 182 193
Total Total 384 381 427

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 45 41 37
Female Polytechnics 15 14 14
Female Wananga 5 6 1
Female Private Training Establishments 27 18 25
Female Youth Guarantee Fees Free places 6 3 6
Female Industry training, including apprenticeships 10 19 11
Female Not Enrolled in Tertiary 71 91 101
Female Total 179 192 195
Male Universities 22 38 32
Male Polytechnics 13 6 9
Male Wananga 2 0 0
Male Private Training Establishments 20 23 21
Male Youth Guarantee Fees Free places 4 3 3
Male Industry training, including apprenticeships 31 27 37
Male Not Enrolled in Tertiary 103 95 84
Male Total 195 192 186
Māori Universities 7 11 9
Māori Polytechnics 6 8 5
Māori Wananga 6 6 1
Māori Private Training Establishments 25 16 15
Māori Youth Guarantee Fees Free places 8 5 7
Māori Industry training, including apprenticeships 12 10 14
Māori Not Enrolled in Tertiary 93 90 98
Māori Total 157 146 149
Pacific Universities 1 2 0
Pacific Polytechnics 0 0 0
Pacific Wananga 0 0 0
Pacific Private Training Establishments 2 4 2
Pacific Youth Guarantee Fees Free places 0 0 0
Pacific Industry training, including apprenticeships 1 1 0
Pacific Not Enrolled in Tertiary 7 4 3
Pacific Total 11 11 5
Asian Universities 3 8 7
Asian Polytechnics 0 1 1
Asian Wananga 0 0 0
Asian Private Training Establishments 1 4 0
Asian Youth Guarantee Fees Free places 0 0 0
Asian Industry training, including apprenticeships 0 0 0
Asian Not Enrolled in Tertiary 5 3 0
Asian Total 9 16 8
MELAA Universities x 1 x
MELAA Polytechnics x 0 x
MELAA Wananga x 0 x
MELAA Private Training Establishments x 1 x
MELAA Youth Guarantee Fees Free places x 0 x
MELAA Industry training, including apprenticeships x 3 x
MELAA Not Enrolled in Tertiary x 3 x
MELAA Total x 8 x
Other Universities x 0 x
Other Polytechnics x 0 x
Other Wananga x 0 x
Other Private Training Establishments x 0 x
Other Youth Guarantee Fees Free places x 0 x
Other Industry training, including apprenticeships x 0 x
Other Not Enrolled in Tertiary x 0 x
Other Total x 0 x
European/Pākehā Universities 55 59 53
European/Pākehā Polytechnics 23 13 19
European/Pākehā Wananga 1 0 0
European/Pākehā Private Training Establishments 20 20 31
European/Pākehā Youth Guarantee Fees Free places 2 2 3
European/Pākehā Industry training, including apprenticeships 32 34 38
European/Pākehā Not Enrolled in Tertiary 80 104 92
European/Pākehā Total 213 232 236
Total Universities 67 79 69
Total Polytechnics 28 20 23
Total Wananga 7 6 1
Total Private Training Establishments 47 41 46
Total Youth Guarantee Fees Free places 10 6 9
Total Industry training, including apprenticeships 41 46 48
Total Not Enrolled in Tertiary 174 186 185
Total Total 374 384 381

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.