Coventry University

country rank  46
world rank  616

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University Overview

Founded in 1992, Coventry University is a for-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Coventry (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), West Midlands. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): London, Scarborough. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, Coventry University (CU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Coventry University (CU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 28 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

Acronym CU
Founded 1992 Origins date back to 1843 as Coventry College of Design

University Location

Address Priory Street
Coventry (population range: 250,000-499,999)
CV1 5FB West Midlands
United Kingdom
T +44 (24) 7765 7688
F +44 (24) 7688 8638
Other locations London, Scarborough

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 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 International Office, Priory Street
Coventry CV1 5FB
+44 (24) 76888674
(24) 7765 2222

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Other
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Coventry University'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

  • Million+
  • Universities UK
  • West Midlands Combined Universities

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020