University of Bolton

country rank  122
world rank  2706

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University Overview

Founded in 2004, University of Bolton is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Bolton (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), North West England. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, University of Bolton is a medium-sized (EduListing enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Bolton 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 16 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

Founded 2004 Origins date back to 1825 as Bolton Mechanics' Institute
Motto Sapientia Superat Moras
Wisdom is over Morus
Colours Gold and navy blue

University Location

Address Deane Road
Bolton (population range: 250,000-499,999)
BL3 5AB North West England
United Kingdom
T +44 (1204) 900 600
F +44 (1204) 903 116

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 Deane Road
Bolton BL3 5AB
+44 (1204) 900600
(1204) 903903

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 300-399
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 Bolton's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Privy Council

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Million+
  • Universities UK

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020