University of Chester

country rank  111
world rank  2054

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University Overview

Founded in 2005, University of Chester is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Chester (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), North West England. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Warrington, Shrewsbury, Birkenhead, Crewe. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, University of Chester (UC) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Anglican religion. University of Chester (UC) 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 15 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this UK higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym UC
Founded 2005 Origins date back to 1839 as Chester Diocesan Training College
Motto Qui docet in doctrina
He that teacheth, on teaching
Colours Burgundy

University Location

Address Parkgate Road
Chester (population range: 50,000-249,999)
CH1 4BJ North West England
United Kingdom
T +44 (1244) 511 000
F +44 (1244) 511 300
Other locations Warrington, Shrewsbury, Birkenhead, Crewe

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)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 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 20-30%
Admission Office Parkgate Road
Chester CH1 4BJ
+44 (1244) 511000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Other
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Anglican Christian-Anglican

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Chester's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Privy Council

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities UK

Academic Structure


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