United Kingdom
University of Bristol
The University of Bristol, founded in 1876, is an open research university that has received significant financial backing from the Wills and Fry families. The university provides both an undergraduate and a postgraduate degree programme. It is divided into six faculties: The Faculty of Arts, the Faculty of Engineering, the Faculty of Life Sciences, the Faculty of Health Sciences, the Faculty of Science, and the Faculty of Law. According to a 2019 estimate, the university has 20,311 undergraduate students and 7,202 postgraduate and research students.

Cost of attendance

International students at the University of Bristol pay GBP 14000 in tuition for undergraduate programmes and GBP 13000 in tuition for graduate programmes. There is a plethora of financial aid available to overseas students to help them finance their school expenditures.


In its 36 residential halls, the institution provides on-campus housing for both undergraduate and graduate students. The accomodation for UG and PG students is completely separate. Library, laundry rooms, study rooms, sports facilities, and a common hall are among the accommodations. While UG students are guaranteed on-campus housing, the University of Bristol only offers a restricted number of PG spaces. Based on the needs and budget of the students living on campus, housing rents range from 90 GBP to 238 GBP. Off campus housing often costs between 650 and 750 pounds per month.

Acceptance rate

The university has a total of 27513 students enrolled. The University of Bristol currently has over 27,000 students from over 150 countries studying there. International students make up about 25% of the student body. The university's most recent acceptance rate of 67.3 percent indicates that it has a moderate admissions policy. Every year, international students from over 100 countries enrol at the university.


The University of Bristol has two campuses: Clifton and Langford. Over 208 buildings serve academic, athletic, and administrative purposes at the university. The Faculty of Arts and Life Sciences building is located on Clifton Campus. In addition, the campus has 3,000 study spaces spread across three study centres. The campus is well-equipped with computer labs, and eight of the nine world-class libraries are located here. The university libraries house the most extensive collection of books and journals in the South West England region. The 255-hectare Langford Campus is home to UG and PG departments as well as academic buildings. Bristol Veterinary School is located on the campus. For relaxation, the Richmond building on the Clifton campus has theatres, swimming pools, café-bars, and dance studios.


Officially recognized/chartered by the Privy Council, University of Bristol is a large coeducational UK higher education institution.

Jobs and Placement

For a 12-week term, the university places students in organisations relevant to their studies one day per week. According to QS rankings, The University of Bristol is ranked #9 in graduate employability. It has gained a global reputation for its graduate employability in the job market. Bristol, which is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world, continues to maintain world-class teaching standards and research excellence. Top companies such as IBM, AstraZenca, BT, HSBC, Unilever, BBC, and NHS hire Bristol graduates with starting salaries of 30,000 GBP.

QS Ranking

#62 QS World University Rankings 2022

The Ranking

#92 in Time Higher Education Rankings.

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