University of Bedfordshire

country rank  100
world rank  1663

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University Overview

Established in 2006, University of Bedfordshire is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Luton (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), East of England. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Bedford, Putteridgebury. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, University of Bedfordshire is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Bedfordshire 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 12 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

Founded 2006 Origins date back to 1882

University Location

Address University Square
Luton (population range: 250,000-499,999)
LU1 3JU East of England
United Kingdom
T +44 (1234) 400 400
F +44
Other locations Bedford, Putteridgebury

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Park Street
Luton LU1 3JU
+44 (1582) 489286
(1582) 743500

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 600-699
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Bedfordshire's Library
Housing Not reported
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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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018