University of Reading

country rank  33
world rank  353

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University Overview

Founded in 1892, University of Reading is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the small city of Reading (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), South East England. This institution also has a branch campus in Gelang Patah. Officially recognized/chartered by the Privy Council, University of Reading (UoR) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational UK higher education institution. University of Reading (UoR) 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 128 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. UoR also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, 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 UoR
Founded 1892 Origins date back to 1860 as School of Art
Colours Royal purple and white

University Location

Address Whiteknights Campus, PO Box 217
Reading
RG6 6AH South East England
United Kingdom
Tel +44 (118) 987 5123
Fax +44 (118) 931 4404
Other locations Gelang Patah

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)
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)

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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 reported
Admission Office Reading International Office
Reading RG6 6AH
(118) 378 3838
(118) 378 8372

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
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
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

1926


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Universities UK

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