Facts and figures: education

These are the main facts and figures for education at Radboud University.


Number of students (October 2023)24,402
Bachelor's students14,481
Pre-master students1,269
Master's students *8,652
First-year students**5,528

* Including post-Master’s students; ** Students who enrolled for the first time at Radboud University

International students (excluding exchange students)10.6%
Exchange students (incoming)784
International first-year students13.7%

Study programmes

Bachelor's programmes38
Master's programmes*62

* Including five study programmes from the Radboud Teachers Academy, eight Research Master’s programmes and four post-initial Master’s programmes.

Diplomas and the labour market

Bachelor's diplomas (2022-2023)3,034
Bachelor's students who graduated within four years66,8% (in the year 2019)
Master's diplomas (2021-2022)3,565
Paid employement, within eighteen months of obtaining a Master's degree (NAE* 2021)97.9%

*National Alumni Survey

Student's Assessment

Students’ assessment of their study programme*3.95**

*Based on the Nationale Studenten Enquête 2023

**Based on a scale of 1 (very dissatisfied) to 5 (very satisfied). 

Performance indicators

Radboud University scores high in several rankings. 

More about performance indicators