Research and analysis

Higher education participation: socio-economic, ethnic and gender differences

Report looking at the role of prior education in explaining the differences in higher education participation across different groups.


Socio-economic, ethnic and gender differences in higher education participation - BIS research paper 186

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This report examines to what extent the gaps in higher education participation across different groups of students is explained by prior education. The report looks at the participation of state school students from the 2008 GCSE cohort who entered higher education at age 18 or 19.

Published 6 November 2015