The number of college students in Croatia is on the decline. Enrolment numbers in the fall of 2017/2018 compared to the previous academic year were down by 930 students, announced the National Bureau of Statistics.
In total 159,430 students enrolled this academic year in Croatia. From this number 57 percent were female, which continues the trend over the past few years in Croatia of more women students that male.
Out of the total number of students for this academic year 80 percent enrolled in universities, almost 14 percent in universities of applied science, 4 percent in professional higher education schools and 1.4 percent in art academies. 72 percent of students are full-time students.