Solent University

country rank  107
world rank  1923

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University Overview

Established in 2004, Solent University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Southampton (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), South East England. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Warsash. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, Solent University (Solent) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Solent University (Solent) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 16 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this UK higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym Solent
Founded 2004 Origins date back to 1855
Motto Scintill Tuus Imaginationem
Spark Your Imagination
Colours Red and black

University Location

Address East Park Terrace
Southampton (population range: 250,000-499,999)
SO14 0YN South East England
United Kingdom
T +44 (23) 8201 3000
F +44 (23) 8031 9412
Other locations Warsash

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 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 70-80%
Admission Office East Park Terrace
Southampton SO14 0YN
+44 (23) 8031 9646
(23) 8201 5066

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Solent University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Privy Council

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Chartered Association of Business Schools CABS
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales ICAEW
  • Chartered Institute of Professional Development CIPD
  • Chartered Management Institute CMI
  • Higher Education Academy HEA
  • Staff and Educational Development Association SEDA
  • Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board
  • Chartered Institute of Marketing CIM
  • Chartered Institute of Public Relations CIPR
  • Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists CIAT
  • Society of British and International Design SPID
  • Association of Photographers AOP
  • Institute of Marine Engineering-Science and Technology
  • Institution of Engineering and Technology
  • Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers
  • British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences BASES
  • Health and Care Professions Council HCPC
  • Register of Exercise Professionals REPs
  • Creative Skillset broadcast
  • Charted Institute for IT BCS
  • Unreal Academic Partner-using Unreal Engine 4 gaming
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate CCNA and Cisco Certified Network Professional CCNP
  • International Council of E Commerce Consultants EC Council
  • Higher Education Academy HEA
  • Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Million+
  • Universities UK

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

iTunes U

Not reported

Open Education Consortium

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020