United Kingdom
University of Portsmouth
The University of Portsmouth is an open university located in the city of Portsmouth. The Park building, which dates back to 1908, was built as a community college and public library. The Further and Higher Education Act granted the university university status in 1992. Through its five faculties, the institution provides 199 UG, 145 PG-taught, 50 PG research degrees, and 123 short courses. Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries, Faculty of Business and Law, Faculty of Science and Health, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and Faculty of Technology are among them.

Cost of attendance

The University of Portsmouth is also quite affordable in comparison to other UK institutions. Indian students starting their studies at the institution will have to pay between 20 and 25 lakh rupees.


The University of Portsmouth assists students in making decisions about housing, rent, and how to apply. In the United Kingdom, students can choose between on-campus and off-campus housing. Students can choose between Student Halls (£7,200 – £11,240 per academic year) and Private Accommodation (£7,800–£9,640 per academic year). Students can also choose private housing, in which they are solely responsible for all bills and duties.

Acceptance rate

The university has a total of 19305 students enrolled. With around 30% international students, the university is one of the most culturally diverse institutions in the UK. It has a stringent evaluation process and an acceptance rate of roughly 21%.


The University of Portsmouth has two campuses: University Quarter and Langstone. The University Quarter and Langstone campuses are both close to the Portsmouth Guildhall and Milton areas. The University Quarter is the city's main campus, located in the heart of the city, and offers students all of the requirements as well as a cultural experience. The campus has ten food establishments, including the University Learning Centre Café, Library Coffee Shop, Café Coco, Portland Coffee Shop, and others. The Langstone Campus is the smallest of the two. The campus offers sports fields and a restaurant for students.


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

Jobs and Placement

The institution assists its students in developing how to create a CV and cover letter, interview preparations, finding part-time jobs, workshops, opportunities fairs, and so on. According to The Economist, the university ranks first in the UK for increasing graduate salaries. The University of Portsmouth has a graduate employment rate of 94% in 2019. The average Portsmouth graduate earns more than £3,100 GBP.

QS Ranking

# 651-700 by QS World University Rankings 2022

The Ranking

#501-600 in the world by THE Rankings 2022

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