University of Reading

country rank  29
world rank  327

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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 126 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 of Reading also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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

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)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

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 Not reported
Admission Office Reading International Office
Reading RG6 6AH
+44 (118) 378 6982
(118) 378 8372

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Reading's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Privy Council


Year of first Accreditation
1926

Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Universities UK

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Online Courses

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