Edge Hill University

country rank  106
world rank  2000

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University Overview

Founded in 2006, Edge Hill University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Ormskirk (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), North East England. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Aintree, Chorley, Manchester. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, Edge Hill University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Edge Hill University 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 13 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 2006 Origins date back to 1885
Motto In Scientia Opportunitas
From knowledge, opportunity

University Location

Address St Helens Road
Ormskirk (population range: 10,000-49,999)
L39 4QP North East England
United Kingdom
T +44 (1695) 575 171
F +44 (1695) 579 997
Other locations Aintree, Chorley, Manchester

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)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 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 entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office St Helens Road
Ormskirk L39 4QP
+44 (695) 584274
0800 195 5063

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Edge Hill University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
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


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Privy Council


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Site last updated: Monday, 4 February 2019