University of Essex

country rank  37
world rank  403

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University Overview

Founded in 1964, University of Essex is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Colchester (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), East of England. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Loughton, Southend-on-Sea. Officially recognized/chartered by the Privy Council, University of Essex is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational UK higher education institution. University of Essex 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 56 years old UK 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 of Essex also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1964
Motto Thought the harder, heart the keener
Colours Red and purple

University Location

Address Wivenhoe Park
Colchester
CO4 3SQ East of England
United Kingdom
Tel +44 (1206) 873 333
Fax +44 (1206) 873 589
Other locations Loughton, Southend-on-Sea

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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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)
Not reported

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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 available
Admission Office Admissions, University of Essex
Colchester CO4 3SQ
(1206) 873 333
(1206) 873 666

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Essex's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Privy Council


Year of first Accreditation

1964


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Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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