57% of students are enrolled in a university (UIT), 33% in a university of applied sciences (UAS) and 10% in a university of teacher education (UTE). The social and economic condition of students differs across types of higher education institutions.
|Total (all students)||UIT students||UAS students||UTE students|
|At least one parent attained higher education degree||43||52||33||26|
|Students with migration background||30||33||29||18|
|Students with children||5||4||5||16|
|Living with parents||40||38||40||45|
|Financial support from familiy||83||89||74||77|
|With grants or scholarships||12||12||13||9|
|With study-related dept||12||10||14||14|
UAS: Universities of applied sciences
UTE: Universities of teacher education Source: SSEE 2016
The majority of the UIT students (52%) have at least one parent who attained higher education degree. Conversely, the share of students who have at least one parent who attained higher education degree is lower in the universities of applied sciences (33%) and in the universities of teacher education (26%). Regarding housing situation, less than half of students are living with their parents (UIT: 38%, UAS: 40% and UTE: 45%). UTE students work the most (83%) as compared to UIT students (71%) and UAS students (78%).
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