There are fourteen percent more first years at VHL this year than last. At Wageningen University numbers are up by seventeen percent.
At Wageningen University, recruitment has been growing since 2005. This year it went up by nearly 17.5 percent, with 1015 first year BSC students and 640 first year MSc students. Biology remains the most popular BSc course, with 143 first years. Nutrition and Health has 119 first years, and International development studies is in third place with 94 new students. The most popular MSc courses are Animal Science (60), International development studies (54) and Food technology (51).