Aston University

country rank  66
world rank  827

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University Overview

Established in 1895, Aston University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Birmingham (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), West Midlands. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, Aston University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Aston 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 124 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1895
Motto Forward

University Location

Address Aston Triangle
Birmingham (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
B4 7ET West Midlands
United Kingdom
T +44 (121) 204 3000
F +44 (121) 333 6350

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 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 Aston Triangle
Birmingham B4 7ET
+44 (121) 204 3000
(121) 204 4444

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 600-699
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Aston 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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Privy Council


Year of first Accreditation

1966


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Association of MBAs (AMBA)
  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EQUIS)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Universities UK

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 February 2019