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2020: Selby College Ranks in Top 5 in Yorkshire for Degree-Level Satisfaction

National Student Survey (NSS) results have revealed that Selby College is amongst the top five higher education institutions in Yorkshire for Overall Student Satisfaction, achieving a score of 86%, above the national average of 82%.

Selby College also achieved 90% satisfaction in regards to teaching of its Higher Education courses.

The College ranked in the top five in Yorkshire alongside four other Colleges, highlighting the significant benefit of carrying out degree-level study within a College environment. At Selby College, students are able to study in a local, friendly and supportive environment and have smaller class sizes than a traditional university, which ensures they have enough time with their lecturers and the support they need to progress.

Latest Achievement Rates

At Selby College we help our students to have, and to achieve, the highest aspirations possible, whatever their study route. The high-quality of our provision and the achievements of our learners are testament to this. We would like to update you on the College’s academic results for 2019/2020.


A Levels

For our A Level provisioning, we achieved a 100% pass rate across all subjects. The College has focused significantly on driving up progress and challenging students to aspire higher.

Outstanding grades were achieved across the College’s A Level subject areas, including Art, Design & Media, Business and Law, Geography, History, ICT and Computing, Languages, Mathematics, Psychology, Science, Sociology and Sport.



Our Vocational students also achieved a 100% pass rate in 2020, with 13 students achieving Triple Distinction* grades.

This is across the College's 13 vocational subjects, which include Art, Design & Media, Business, Childcare & Health Studies, Construction, Engineering, Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy, Hospitality & Catering, ICT & Computing, Foundation Learning, Public Services, Science, Sports and Travel & Tourism.

Selby College NSS Best In Yorkshire 2019

2019: ‘Best in Yorkshire’ for Overall Student Satisfaction

Selby College’s Higher Education and Degree-level provision was named the ‘Best in Yorkshire’ for Overall Student Satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS) results.

Overall Student Satisfaction came out at 93% for all programmes, which is significantly above the national average of 86%. This was for all two-year or more full-time equivalent Final Year students.

The National Student Survey is a survey of all final-year undergraduate students at publicly funded universities and colleges across the UK and gathers students' opinions on the quality of their courses. The 2019 survey was completed by more than 330,000 students from 403 universities, colleges and alternative providers across the UK.