On this page you will find more background information on University College Twente - the student population, their satisfaction about the educational programme, as well as its comparison with national average results.

Internationally Diverse Student Population

University College Twente (formally has built a diverse community with students coming from many different backgrounds: 65% are from the Netherlands, 23% from other EU/EEA countries and 12% from outside EU/EEA. The countries that our current students represent are: the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Romania, Norway, Italy, Ireland, India, UK, USA, Thailand and China.


Details of the class of 2021

Student Satisfaction

This programme has been rewarded the top-rated programme seal.Keuzegids 2019

Comparison with National Average Results

The following information is offered by the Dutch government and is designed specifically for Dutch students. The numbers and percentages do not reflect the experiences of our international population at University College Twente.


Technology & Liberal Arts and sciences



This programme

Nation wide average

Student satisfaction
Distribution of ratings from 1 (very dissatisfied) to 5 (very satisfied)



4.3 average
(76 respondents)

4.3 average
(76 respondents)



1: 0%

2: 3%

3: 9%

4: 49%

5: 39%

1: 0%

2: 3%

3: 9%

4: 49%

5: 39%

Number of first-year students
Starting the academic year in September 2018-2019



51

51

Contact hours in first year
Number of clock hours scheduled per week



24-30

24-30

Advancement to second year

Of this programme



73%

73%

Degree obtained within 4 years


Degree in Technology & Liberal Arts and Sciences
Percentage of students who enrolled in this programme at this university and obtained their degree here

79%

79%

University bachelor's degree or higher

Percentage of students who enrolled in this programme at the university and obtained a university bachelor's degree or higher at this or a different institute

85%

85%

Follow-up education

Graduates who pursue further higher education in the Netherlands


67%

67%

Remarks by course management

Follow-up education: due to the international background of the ATLAS students many of them pursue further higher education outside the Netherlands.

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