University of Central Lancashire

country rank  75
world rank  923

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University Overview

Established in 1992, University of Central Lancashire is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Preston (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), North West England. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Burnley, Moor Row, Pyla. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) 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 28 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym UCLAN
Founded 1992 Origins date back to 1828 as the Institution for the Diffusion of Knowledge
Motto Ex Solo ad Solem
From the Earth to the Sun
Colours Red and black

University Location

Address Foster Building
Preston (population range: 50,000-249,999)
PR1 2HE North West England
United Kingdom
T +44 (1772) 201 201
F +44 (1772) 894 956
Other locations Burnley, Moor Row, Pyla

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 entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Foster Building
Preston PR1 2HE
+44 01772894430
(1772) 892400

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Privy Council

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Million+
  • Universities UK

Academic Structure


Social Media

Online Courses

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