United Kingdom
University of Central Lancashire
University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), situated in Preston and affiliated with the University Alliance, is a government-run higher education institution. UCLan, formerly known as the Harris Art College, has its origins in the 1828 Institute for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. Today, The University of Central Lancashire offers over 230 undergraduate and 206 postgraduate degrees throughout its campuses in the United Kingdom and around the world. Part-time and distance learning programmes are also available to help immobile students and working professionals acquire a university degree. Furthermore, students can learn a second language for free through the Worldwide Learning Center. French, German, Arabic, Japanese, and other languages are available.

Cost of attendance

The average annual cost of attendance for Undergraduate Programs is 1,222,374 INR / Year, and the cost of attendance for Post Graduate Programs is roughly 1,258,180 INR / Year for overseas students. The amount may vary depending on the course chosen, the type of lodging, and the candidate's personal spending habits.


All full-time students admitted to the Preston campus are provided on-campus housing. There are seven halls of residence with weekly rents ranging from 77 GBP to 108 GBP, as well as one 1- and 2-bedroom self-contained flats on the Preston campus with weekly rents ranging from 97 GBP to 124 GBP. On-campus housing costs between £78.75 and £134.89 per week on average.

Acceptance rate

The university has a total of 18389 students enrolled. UCLan offers a thriving, vibrant atmosphere, with 2,000 international students among them. Every year, only about 22% of all applications are accepted by the university.


The University of Central Lancashire has three campuses, with the main campus in Preston. Applied Digital Signal and Image Processing Research Centre (ASDIP) and Advanced Digital Manufacturing Technology Research Centre (ADMTRC) are located on the Burnley campus (ADMT). Preston is recognised as one of the best-connected cities in the UK, with the train station only 10 minutes away, as well as the safest city in the UK for students to live. The University of Central Lancashire provides a diverse range of events, from art exhibitions to music festivals, public lectures to science courses. All students are entitled to complimentary sports memberships at the Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre and the UCLan Sports Arena.


The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has received national accreditation for its civil and structural engineering programmes, gaining formal recognition from some of the country's most prestigious evaluation agencies.

Jobs and Placement

Through its connections with over 1000 firms, the University of Central Lancashire provides its students with an exceptional opportunity to establish a successful career in the United Kingdom. After completing courses at UCLan, graduates have an exceptional employability score of 95.5 percent. Employees with a University of Central Lancashire degree earn an average of $102k. ASDA, Aston Martin, Marks & Spencer, BBC, Capita, IBM, and John Lewis Group are among the companies that hire UCLan alumni.

QS Ranking

QS World University Rankings 2021 - #801- #1000

The Ranking

THE World University Rankings 2021 - #801- #1000

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