University of Bolton

country rank  118
world rank  2580

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University Overview

Founded in 2004, University of Bolton is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Bolton (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), North West England. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, University of Bolton is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Bolton offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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 14 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

Founded 2004 Origins date back to 1825
Motto Sapientia Superat Moras
Wisdom is over Morus
Colours Gold and navy blue

University Location

Address Deane Road
Bolton (population range: 250,000-499,999)
BL3 5AB North West England
United Kingdom
T +44 (1204) 900 600
F +44 (1204) 903 116

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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Deane Road
Bolton BL3 5AB
+44 (1204) 900600
(1204) 903903

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Privy Council

Year of first Accreditation


  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Million+
  • Universities UK

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018