Most Popular Studies - Business Administration
The most popular fields of study for Cypriot studients were Business Administration and Health and the favourite country to study in was Greece, according to the 2008-2009 school year survey published by the Cyprus Statistical Service (CYSTAT).
Other key findings in the survey are:
- At all levels of education, there were 1,277 educational institutions, 179,702 pupils/students and 16,345 teachers; giving a pupil/teacher ratio of 11:1.
- Of the total number of pupils/students, 69.5 percent were enrolled in public schools and 30.5 percent in private schools.
- Enrolments of pupils/students by level of education were as follows: Pre-school and Pre-primary 27,420; Primary 55,552; Secondary 65,445; Tertiary 30,986; and Special education 299.
- Cypriot students abroad totaled 21, 473. Τheir distribution by level of education was as follows: Tertiary non-university 385 or 1.8 percent; Tertiary University Undergraduate 18,712 or 87 percent, Tertiary Postgraduate (Master’s) 1,886 or 8.8 percent and Doctoral (Ph.D) 490 or 2.3 percent.
- The most popular fields of study were: Business and Administration 12 percent; Health 10.8 percent; Social and behavioral sciences 9.4 percent; Humanities 9.2 percent; Engineering 8 percent; Architecture and building 7 percent; and Teacher training and Education science 6.7 percent.
- The main countries of study were: Greece 54.7 percent; United Kingdom 35.4 percent, U.S.A. 2.2 percent; Bulgaria 1.5 percent; Hungary 1.2 percent; France 0.9 percent; and Germany 0.8 percent.
- Public expenditure in public and private education for year 2008 stood at €1.293 billion, for all levels. The current public cost per pupil/student in public schools by level of education was: Pre-school and Pre-primary €5,510; Primary €5,401; Secondary €8,604; and Tertiary €13,679.