Solent University

country rank  104
world rank  2237

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University Overview

Established in 2004, Solent University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Southampton (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), South East England. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, Solent University (Solent) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Solent University (Solent) 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 15 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this UK higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym Solent
Founded 2004 Origins date back to 1855
Motto Scintill Tuus Imaginationem
Spark Your Imagination
Colours Red and black

University Location

Address East Park Terrace
Southampton (population range: 250,000-499,999)
SO14 0YN South East England
United Kingdom
T +44 (23) 8201 3000
F +44 (23) 8031 9412

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
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)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 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 70-80%
Admission Office East Park Terrace
Southampton SO14 0YN
+44 (23) 8031 9646
(23) 8201 5066

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Solent University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Privy Council


Year of first Accreditation

1992


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS)
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
  • Chartered Institute of Professional Development (CIPD)
  • Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
  • Higher Education Academy (HEA)
  • Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA)
  • Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board
  • Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)
  • Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR)
  • Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT)
  • Society of British and International Design (SPID)
  • Association of Photographers (AOP)
  • Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology
  • Institution of Engineering and Technology
  • Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers
  • British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES)
  • Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs)
  • Creative Skillset (broadcast)
  • Charted Institute for IT (BCS)
  • Unreal Academic Partner, using Unreal Engine 4 (gaming)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
  • International Council of E Commerce Consultants (EC Council)
  • Higher Education Academy (HEA)
  • Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Million+
  • Universities UK

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Instagram

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Online Courses

iTunes U

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Open Education Consortium

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Site last updated: Monday, 5 August 2019