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University of Essex

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world rank

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Overview

Founded in 1964, University of Essex is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the large town of Colchester (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), East of England. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Loughton, Southend. Officially accredited/recognized by the Privy Council, University of Essex is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Essex offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 53 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. University of Essex also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Founded 1964
Motto Thought the harder, heart the keener
Colours Red and purple
Screenshot University of Essex Screenshot
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Location


Address Wivenhoe Park
Colchester
CO4 3SQ East of England
United Kingdom
Population range 50,000-249,999
Phone +44 (1206) 873 333
Fax +44 (1206) 873 589
Other locations Loughton, Southend
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Course Levels and Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
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Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of University of Essex for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)
International students 17,500-20,000 US$ (12,900-14,700 Euro) Not reported

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate University of Essex's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Admissions, University of Essex
Colchester CO4 3SQ
Phone +44 (1206) 873333
(1206) 873666

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate University of Essex's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to University of Essex's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of University of Essex for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation and Recognition

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Privy Council


Year of first Accreditation

1964



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