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Oxford Brookes University

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Established in 1865, the Oxford Brookes University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Oxford (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), South East England. Officially recognized/chartered by the Privy Council, Oxford Brookes University (OBU) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational UK higher education institution. Oxford Brookes University (OBU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 159-year-old UK higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. OBU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Oxford Brookes University's Control Typepublic


Oxford Brookes University's Entity Typenon-profit


Oxford Brookes University' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Oxford Brookes University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Acronym OBU
Founded 1865 1934 merger of Oxford School of Art and the Technical School
Motto Excellence in Diversity
Colours Dark red and blue
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University Location

Address Gipsy Lane, Headington
OX3 0BP South East England
United Kingdom
Oxford Brookes University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Oxford Brookes University Phone Number +44 (1865) 741 111
Oxford Brookes University Fax Number +44 (1865) 484 861

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Oxford Brookes University's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Oxford Brookes University's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Oxford Brookes University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Oxford Brookes University.

Oxford Brookes University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
10,000-12,499 US$
(9,110-11,390 Euro)
Not reported
17,500-19,999 US$
(15,950-18,225 Euro)
15,000-17,499 US$
(13,670-15,950 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Oxford Brookes University's admission information.

Oxford Brookes University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Oxford Brookes University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Oxford Brookes University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Oxford Brookes University's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Oxford Brookes University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Oxford Brookes University has more than 3300 international students.

Oxford Brookes University's Admission Office Admission Office

Gipsy Lane
Oxford OX3 0BP
(1865) 484 890
(1865) 483 040

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Size and Profile


University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.

Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Oxford Brookes University.

Oxford Brookes University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Oxford Brookes University has an enrollment range of 10,000-14,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Oxford Brookes University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 900-999 academic employees (Faculty).

Oxford Brookes University's Control Type Control Type

Oxford Brookes University is a public higher education institution.

Oxford Brookes University's Entity Type Entity Type

Oxford Brookes University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Oxford Brookes University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Oxford Brookes University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Oxford Brookes University does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.

University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Oxford Brookes University's main facilities:

Oxford Brookes University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Oxford Brookes University's Library

Oxford Brookes University's Housing University Housing

Not reported

Oxford Brookes University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Oxford Brookes University's main services:

Oxford Brookes University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

Not reported

Oxford Brookes University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Oxford Brookes University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Oxford Brookes University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Oxford Brookes University's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Oxford Brookes University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Oxford Brookes University is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Privy Council

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Oxford Brookes University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Association for Nutrition (AfN)
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT
  • British Psychological Society (BPS)
  • Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)
  • Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM)
  • Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)
  • Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)
  • Department for Education (DfE)
  • EPAS (EFMD Programme Accreditation System)
  • Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS)
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
  • Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
  • Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)
  • National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ)
  • Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT)
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Oxford Brookes University's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Universities UK
  • University Alliance

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Oxford Brookes University 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Oxford Brookes University's Facebook page Oxford Brookes University's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Oxford Brookes University's X (formerly Twitter) page Oxford Brookes University's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Oxford Brookes University's YouTube channel Oxford Brookes University's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Oxford Brookes University's Instagram page Oxford Brookes University's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Oxford Brookes University's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

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