In the academic year 2017/2018,1606 students enrolled at the Tarnów University. Second in the ranking, PWSZ in Biała Podlaska received over 300 less students. The 19th year of PWSZ's activity in Tarnów closed with 19 faculties, including 3 new ones: social work, automation and robotics, as well as physiotherapy, realized within the framework of a single, five-year Master's degree. The present, 20-th year of its existence, the university has started offering a new faculty, which is mechatronics. The recruitment for this direction will take place in spring 2018.
According to the "Information on Recruitment Results for the Academic Year 2017/18", published by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, the State Higher Vocational School in Tarnów achieved the best recruitment results among all Polish vocational schools.