Ranking  722      60
Country United Kingdom
City Plymouth
Bachelor (foreigners)15,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)9,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)12,500 USD/year.
Master (citizens)7,500 USD/year.
Cost of living $562-1,030 USD/Month.
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1992
Abbreviation PU
Teachers 1,111
Students 22,811
Foreigners 13%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Indagate Fingite Invenite
• Privy Council
• Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
• European University Association (EUA)
• Universities UK
• University Alliance
World ranking722
Country ranking60
International Faculty280
International Students350
Citations per Faculty368
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking722
QS World University Rankings694
Cost of living in Plymouth
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 226 274
Food 173 364
Transportation 54 133
Communications and utilities 67 101
Clothing 20 78
Sports and leisure 22 80
Accommodation in Plymouth USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre228
Shared room in city centre277
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre440
1 bedroom apartment in city centre517
Alternative title
cy Prifysgol Plymouth
Location on map
University of Plymouth (PU) - public higher education institution in United Kingdom. PU began its work in the year 1992. It has an urban campus located in Plymouth.

University ranking. University of Plymouth regularly ranks high among the universities of United Kingdom. Despite being one of the youngest educational institutions, University of Plymouth it ranks 60 in the national ratings of United Kingdom. The university is among the best 5% worldwide, ranking 722 in international ratings.

Application process and the cost of tuition. Traditionally the academic year is divided into semesters like in many other universities of United Kingdom. A year of bachelor studies will cost you around 15,000 USD. Those who wish to get their master’s degree here should be ready to spend at least 9,000 USD per year. Also the university allows students to participate in scholarship programs, that can dramatically reduce the cost of their tuition. For more accurate information regarding PU tuition fees please visit the official website of the university http://www.plymouth.ac.uk.

The composition of the university. University of Plymouth is classified as a large university with more than 22,000 concurrent students. The university accepts both local and foreign students. Local students have the opportunity to work with foreigners. 13% of students come from abroad. The teaching staff consists of more than 1100 specialists. The majority of academic staff at PU consists of foreign specialists. The university has international partners which allows its students to participate in exchange programs. The university has social media profiles Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, where you can learn more about it.

Infrastructure of PU. The library is available to all of the students. The university also provides dormitories for those who need them. In addition to the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) the university is also a part of the following associations - European University Association (EUA), Universities UK, University Alliance.

University of Plymouth - Official Description

Plymouth University is a modern, dynamic university but with an educational history dating from 1862, 2012 therefore marking its 150th anniversary. With over 30,000 students, the University of Plymouth is one of the UK’s largest and most prominent institutions and is consistently rated amongst the top modern (post-1992) universities in the UK. Plymouth is located on the coast in the beautiful South West of England – an ideal location for both learning and leisure, with plenty of quiet study spaces and recreational opportunities. Plymouth enjoys a combination of rural charm and modern city living, and is about 3 hours (by train) from London, and with ferry links to France and Spain. The University is set in the heart of the city with shops, facilities and attractions on the doorstep, keeping daily living costs lower. Enterprising and practical in our approach, we offer real-life projects within many courses, offering you opportunities to enhance your skills and career prospects. Our investment of over £100 million in new facilities is one reason why so many students choose us; others include the beauty, convenience and lower living cost of Plymouth. But most students choose us for our courses! Subject areas:
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