Bournemouth University

country rank  59
world rank  772

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University Overview

Established in 1992, Bournemouth University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Poole (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), South West England. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Weymouth, Yeovil, Poole, Dorchester. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, Bournemouth University (BU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Bournemouth University (BU) 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 uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 27 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym BU
Founded 1992

University Location

Address Fern Barrow
Poole (population range: 50,000-249,999)
BH12 5BB South West England
United Kingdom
T +44 (1202) 524 111
F +44 (1202) 702 736
Other locations Weymouth, Yeovil, Poole, Dorchester

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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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)
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 entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Fern Barrow
Poole BH12 5BB
+44 (1202) 524111
(1202) 961916

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 800-899
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Bournemouth University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Privy Council

Year of first Accreditation


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Academic Structure

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