University of the West of England

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world rank  514

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University Overview

Founded in 1992, University of the West of England is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Bristol (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), South West England. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) 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 UWE Bristol
Founded 1992 Origins date back to 1894
Motto Light Liberty Learning
Colours White, red and black

University Location

Address Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane
Bristol (population range: 250,000-499,999)
BS16 1QY South West England
United Kingdom
T +44 (117) 965 6261
F +44 (117) 328 2810

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

EduListing Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Not reported
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 reported
Admission Office Coldharbour Lane
Bristol BS16 1QY
+44 (117) 32 83333

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Privy Council

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association of MBAs AMBA
  • British Computer Society BCS
  • Chartered Institute of Environmental Health CIEH
  • Institute of Biomedical Science IBMS
  • Institution of Engineering and Technology IET
  • Institution of Mechanical Engineers IMechE

Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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