Natural Sciences (Cambridge) - Student Numbers

Student Numbers

As a result of this structure, the Natural Sciences Tripos has by far the largest number of students of any Tripos. Undergraduates who are reading for the NST in order to gain their degrees are colloquially known in University slang as NatScis, being broadly nicknamed physical ('phys') or biological ('bio') NatScis, according to their course choices. (Of course, many students choose both physical and biological options in first year.) The split tends to be about 50:50 between the physical and biological sciences.

In 2007, 2112 students applied and 639 were admitted to the Natural Sciences Tripos.

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