During the 2014/2015 academic year in Bulgaria the number of students in the two educational-qualification degrees Bachelor and Master in universities and specialised higher schools was 257,100, show the data of Bulgaria’s National Statistical Institute.
Of them, in private higher schools were enrolled some 35,600 students or 13.8% of the total number. The number of the enrolled students in private higher schools has declined with 9.0% in comparison with the previous academic year.
In the 2014-2015 period, students - Bulgarian citizens in universities and specialised higher schools were 245,900, or 95.6%. Their number had decreased by 5,500 in comparison with the 2013-2014 academic year or by 2.2%. The number of the foreign students in the country, studying in universities and specialised higher schools, was 11,200, which is 4.1% more than in the previous year.