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Colleges in Scotland – some facts and figures

Currently, there are 27 further education colleges in Scotland.

All of these rates vary across different colleges, courses and levels of study.  

If you, or your parents, are interested in detailed statistics about the performance of a specific college you’ll find them at the following links:

College Performance Indicators (Scottish Funding Council)
HM Inspectors College Review Reports (Education Scotland website)

Source of statistics

SFC Statistical Publication, College Performance Indicators 2015-16, January 2017 revision.

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