Spring semester admissions up by over 10%

22 December 2020

Students outside University Main building

The second round of selection for admission to spring semester 2021 is now complete. Total admissions to Uppsala University have increased by 10.5% compared to the previous spring semester. At Uppsala University Campus Gotland, the increase is 15.3%. The medicine and psychology programmes proved hardest to gain admission to.

After the second round of admissions for spring term 2021, Uppsala University reached 47,495 admissions, compared to 42,972 for spring semester 2020 – an increase of 10.5%. At 5,751, admissions to Campus Gotland increased by 15.3% year over year, from 4,989 for spring semester 2020.

Statistics for Uppsala University apply to total admissions rather than the number of students admitted, as one person may be admitted to several courses and programmes.

Programmes with the highest grade tariff – top five spring semester 2021

The five programmes with the highest grade tariff for spring semester 2021 after the second admission decision. (Grade tariff in brackets.)

Applicants with final school grades without supplementary qualification 

  1. Psychology Programme (21.56)
  2. Medicine Programme (21.51)
  3. Law Programme (20.63)
  4. Bachelor Programme in Business and Economics (19.95)
  5. Bachelor Programme in Human Resource Management and Working Life (19.83)

Applicants with final school grades with supplementary qualification

  1. Medicine Programme (21.78)
  2. Psychology Programme (21.66)
  3. Law Programme (20.57)
  4. Bachelor Programme in Business and Economics (20.25)
  5. Dietetics Programme (20.06)

Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test

  1. Medicine Programme (1.60)
  2. Psychology Programme (1.55)
  3. Law Programme (1.25)
  4. Bachelor Programme in Business and Economics (1.20)
  5. Dietetics Programme (1.20)

Last modified: 2021-02-04