University of Reading

country rank  38
world rank  566

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University Overview

Founded in 1892, University of Reading is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Reading (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), South East England. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, University of Reading is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Reading 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 127 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

Name
Acronym
Founded 1892
Colours Royal purple and white

University Location

Address Whiteknights Campus, PO Box 217
Reading (population range: 50,000-249,999)
RG6 6AH South East England
United Kingdom
T +44 (118) 987 5123
F +44 (118) 931 4404

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)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 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 Not reported
Admission Office Reading International Office
Reading RG6 6AH
+44 (118) 378 6982
(118) 378 8372

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Other
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Privy Council


Year of first Accreditation

1926

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Universities UK

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 5 August 2019