Newcastle University

country rank  15
world rank  224

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University Overview

Founded in 1963, Newcastle University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Newcastle upon Tyne (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), North East England. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): London, Gelang Patah, Singapore. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, Newcastle University (NCL) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Newcastle University (NCL) 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 57 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym NCL
Founded 1963 Origins date back to 1834
Colours Blue

University Location

Address King's Gate
Newcastle upon Tyne (population range: 250,000-499,999)
NE1 7RU North East England
United Kingdom
T +44 (191) 208 6000
F +44 (191) 222 6229
Other locations London, Gelang Patah, Singapore

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)
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 entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Newcastle University
Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 7RU
+44 (191) 208 3333

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 2,500-2,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Newcastle 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


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • European University Association (EUA)
  • N8 Research Partnership
  • Russell Group
  • Universities UK

Academic Structure


Social Media


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Online Courses

iTunes U

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Open Education Consortium

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020