Aston University

country rank  77
world rank  958

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University Overview

Established in 1895, Aston University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Birmingham (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), West Midlands. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, Aston University is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Aston University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 125 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1895
Motto Forward

University Location

Address Aston Triangle
Birmingham (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
B4 7ET West Midlands
United Kingdom
T +44 (121) 204 3000
F +44 (121) 333 6350

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 67 Barne Close
Nuneaton CV11 4TP
+44 (121) 204 3000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Aston University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Privy Council

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB International
  • Association of MBAs AMBA
  • European Foundation for Management Development EFMD-EQUIS
  • Association of CHatered CErtified Accountants ACCA
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants CIMA
  • Association for Business Psychology
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development CIPD
  • British Psychological Society BPS
  • Institution of Mechanical Engineers IMechE
  • Institution of Engineering and Technology IET
  • Chatered Management Institute CMI
  • Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply CIPS
  • Institution of Engineering Designers
  • Health and Care Professions Council HCPC
  • General Pharmaceutical Council GPhC
  • Institute of Biomedical Science IBMS
  • Institute of Translation and Interpreting ITI
  • General Medical Council GMC

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Universities UK
  • Institute of Translation and Interpreting (ITI)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Open Education Consortium

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020