University of West London

country rank  117
world rank  2491

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University Overview

Founded in 1990, University of West London is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the medium-sized town of Ealing (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), London. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Brentford, Reading. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, University of West London (UWL) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of West London (UWL) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 30 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym UWL
Founded 1990 Origins date back to 1860 as the Lady Byron School

University Location

Address St Mary's Road
Ealing (population range: 10,000-49,999)
W5 5RF London
United Kingdom
T +44 (20) 8231 2468
F +44 (20) 8566 1353
Other locations Brentford, Reading

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 Not available
Admission Office 19 Keswick Drive
Lightwater GU18 5XD
+44 790 593 2939
0800 036 8888

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Privy Council

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association of Chatered Certified Accountants ACCA
  • Chartered Institute of Marketing CIM
  • Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply CIPS
  • Chartered Institute of Building CIOB
  • Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists CIAT

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Million+
  • Universities UK

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020