Northumbria University

country rank  59
world rank  794

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University Overview

Founded in 1992, Northumbria 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. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, Northumbria University (UNN) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Northumbria University (UNN) 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 28 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 UNN
Founded 1992 Origins date back to 1894
Motto Aetas Discendi
The age of learning

University Location

Address City Campus, 2 Ellison Place
Newcastle upon Tyne (population range: 250,000-499,999)
NE1 8ST North East England
United Kingdom
T +44 (191) 232 6002
F +44 (191) 261 1264

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)
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 Not reported
Admission Office International Office, 21-22 Ellison Place
Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST
+44 (191) 2274274
(191) 40 60 901

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 Northumbria University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Privy Council

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Broadcast Journalism Training Council BJTC
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors RICS
  • Royal Institute of British Architects RIBA
  • Chartered Institute of Housing CIH
  • Chartered Institute of Building CIOB

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Universities UK
  • University Alliance

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Online Courses

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