The following table gives an indication of the Higher Education student cohort at Chisholm institute.  It provides data for students that commenced the degree and passed the census date in the most relevant intake period for which data are available.

 Applicant background  Full year 2017
 Number of students Percentage of all students 
 (A) Past higher education study (includes a bridging or enabling course)    
(B) Past vocational education and training (VET) study
(C) Work and life experience (admitted on the basis of previous achievement not in the other three categories)
(D) Recent secondary education:
Admitted solely on the basis of ATAR (regardless of whether this includes the impact of adjustment factors such as equity or subject bonus points)
Admitted where both ATAR and additional criteria were considered(e.g. portfolio, audition, extra test, early offer conditional on minimum ATAR)
Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR was not a factor(e.g. special consideration, audition alone, schools recommendation scheme with no minimum ATAR requirement)
International students
All students