University College Birmingham

country rank  147
world rank  4446

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University Overview

Established in 1957, University College Birmingham is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Birmingham (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), West Midlands. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, University College Birmingham (UCB) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University College Birmingham (UCB) 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 61 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UCB 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, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UCB
Founded 1957
Motto Service Before Self
Colours Blue, red and gold

University Location

Address Summer Row
Birmingham (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
B3 1JB West Midlands
United Kingdom
T +44 (121) 608 7100
F +44 (121) 608 7100

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Admissions Office, University College Birmingham
Birmingham B3 1JB
+44 (121) 604 1040
(121) 232 4300

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University College Birmingham'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 International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Privy Council


Year of first Accreditation
2008

Affiliations

  • Institute of Hospitality
  • Tourism Management Institute (TMI)
  • EuroCHRIE
  • Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education (CHRIE)
  • Association for Tourism in Higher Education (ATHE)
  • Council for Hospitality Management Education (CHME)
  • British Co

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