University of Derby

country rank  96
world rank  1364

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University Overview

Founded in 1992, University of Derby is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Derby (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), East Midlands. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Buxton, Chesterfield, Leek campus. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, University of Derby is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Derby 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 28 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this UK higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1992 Origins date back to 1851 as the Derby Diocesan Institution for the Training of Schoolmistresses
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University Location

Address Kedleston Road
Derby (population range: 50,000-249,999)
DE22 1GB East Midlands
United Kingdom
T +44 (1332) 590 500
F +44 (1332) 294 861
Other locations Buxton, Chesterfield, Leek campus

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)
Not reported
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 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 80-90%
Admission Office International Office, University of Derby
Derby DE22 1GB
+44 (1332) 591130
(1332) 591476

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Other
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Privy Council

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020