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As of August 2017, there were 109 UNIVERSITIES AND UNIVERSITY COLLEGES IN ENGLAND out of a total of around 130 in the United Kingdom . This includes private universities but does not include other Higher Education Institutions that have not been given the right to call themselves "university" or "university college" by the Privy Council or Companies House (e.g. colleges of higher education), or colleges of the University
University
of London.

The following is a list of English universities and university colleges recognised by the Higher Education Funding Council for England
England
(HEFCE), together with the date on which they were created. HEFCE publishes the official list. See also: List of universities in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom

CONTENTS

* 1 Universities * 2 Notes * 3 References * 4 See also

UNIVERSITIES

'Established' refers to the date when an institution was established as a university. Where two dates are listed below the first gives the year the institution became a University
University
while the second (in parentheses) gives the year the institution was established in another form (for example if it was previously a College or a Central Institution). See also List of UK universities by date of foundation . If only a dash and a year in parentheses is given, the institution is either a university college or a college of the University
University
of London and the date in parentheses refers to the year of its establishment.

'Number of students' is the total number of higher education students from the Higher Education Statistics Agency tables for 2015/16 for publicly-funded universities and the University
University
of Buckingham. HESA statistics do not cover other private universities or private university colleges; student numbers for such institutions (where given) are referenced in the table.

'Tuition fee' refers to the annual tuition fee for Home/EU students studying full-time undergraduate degree courses, from the Reddin Survey of University
University
Tuition Fees 2017-18 (except where otherwise referenced). 'p/g only' means the university is listed by HEFCE as providing postgraduate courses only, so has no undergraduate tuition fees.

'Degree powers' refers to whether the university has the power to award all degrees, degrees of the University
University
of London, or taught degrees. Institutions with only foundation degree awarding powers are not eligible for university or university college title.

UNIVERSITY LOCATION ESTABLISHED NUMBER OF STUDENTS TUITION FEE DEGREE POWERS

AECC University
University
College Bournemouth
Bournemouth
1965 - - Taught

Anglia Ruskin University
University
Cambridge
Cambridge
, Chelmsford
Chelmsford
, Peterborough
Peterborough
1992 (1858) 20,935 £9,250 Full

Arden University
University
Coventry
Coventry
(distance learning) 2015 (1990) 8,000 - (private) Taught

Arts University
University
Bournemouth
Bournemouth
Poole
Poole
2012 (1885) 3,240 £9,250 Taught

University
University
of the Arts London
London
London 2004 18,205 £9,250 Full

Aston University
University
Birmingham
Birmingham
1966 (1895) 12,495 £9,250 Full

University
University
of Bath Bath 1966 16,155 £9,250 Full

Bath Spa University
University
Bath 2005 (1852) 7,630 £9,250 Full

University
University
of Bedfordshire Bedford
Bedford
, Luton
Luton
, Milton Keynes 2006 14,400 £9,250 Full

University
University
of Birmingham
Birmingham
Birmingham
Birmingham
1900 33,830 £9,250 Full

University
University
College Birmingham
Birmingham
Birmingham
Birmingham
2012 (1957) 5,025 £9,076 Taught

Birmingham
Birmingham
City University
University
Birmingham
Birmingham
1992 (1843) 24,065 £9,250 Full

Bishop Grosseteste University
University
Lincoln 2012 (1862) 2,235 £9,250 Taught

University
University
of Bolton
Bolton
Bolton
Bolton
2004 (1982) 6,320 £9,250 Full

Bournemouth
Bournemouth
University
University
Bournemouth
Bournemouth
, Poole
Poole
1992 19,045 £9,250 Full

BPP University
University
Abingdon , Birmingham
Birmingham
, Bristol
Bristol
, Cambridge
Cambridge
, Leeds
Leeds
, Liverpool
Liverpool
, London, Manchester
Manchester
2013 (1992) 6,780 - (private) Taught

University
University
of Bradford
Bradford
Bradford
Bradford
1966 (1957) 11,215 £9,250 Full

University
University
of Brighton
Brighton
Brighton
Brighton
, Eastbourne
Eastbourne
, Hastings
Hastings
1992 (1859) 21,135 £9,250 Full

University
University
of Bristol
Bristol
Bristol
Bristol
1909 (1876) 21,905 £9,250 Full

Brunel University
University
London
London
Uxbridge
Uxbridge
(London) 1966 14,165 £9,250 Full

University
University
of Buckingham
Buckingham
Buckingham
Buckingham
1983 (1973) 2,400 £12,444 (private) Full

Buckinghamshire New University
University
High Wycombe , Uxbridge
Uxbridge
(London) 2007 (1999) 8,580 £7,8-9,250 Taught

University
University
of Cambridge
Cambridge
Cambridge
Cambridge
1209 19,660 £9,250 Full

Canterbury
Canterbury
Christ Church University
University
Broadstairs , Canterbury
Canterbury
, Medway
Medway
, Tunbridge Wells 2005 (1977) 16,055 £9,250 Full

University
University
of Central Lancashire Preston 1992 (1828) 24,460 £9,250 Full

University
University
of Chester
Chester
Chester
Chester
, Warrington 2005 (1839) 14,915 £9,250 Full

University
University
of Chichester
Chichester
Chichester
Chichester
2005 (1977) 5,520 £6,000–9,250 Full

Coventry
Coventry
University
University
Coventry
Coventry
1992 (1843) 29,430 £6,009–9,250 Full

Cranfield
Cranfield
University
University
Cranfield
Cranfield
, Shrivenham 1993 (1946) 3,980 p/g only Full

University
University
for the Creative Arts Canterbury
Canterbury
, Epsom , Farnham , Maidstone
Maidstone
, Rochester 2005 4,805 £9,250 Taught

University
University
of Cumbria Ambleside , Barrow , Carlisle , Lancaster , Penrith , Tower Hamlets (London) 2007 8,790 £9,250 Taught

De Montfort University
University
Leicester
Leicester
1992 (1969) 20,905 £9,250 Full

University
University
of Derby
Derby
Derby
Derby
1992 (1977) 16,300 £9,250 Full

Durham University
University
Durham , Stockton 1832 17,810 £9,250 Full

University
University
of East Anglia Norwich
Norwich
1963 16,145 £9,250 Full

University
University
of East London
London
Newham (London) 1992 (1970) 13,630 £9,250 Full

Edge Hill University
University
Ormskirk 2006 (1959) 15,540 £9,250 Full

University
University
of Essex Colchester 1964 13,795 £9,250 Full

University
University
College of Estate Management Reading – (1919) – - (private) Taught

University
University
of Exeter
Exeter
Exeter
Exeter
, Penryn 1955 (1922) 21,670 £9,250 Full

Falmouth University
University
Falmouth , Penryn 2012 (1902) 4,655 £9,250 Taught

University
University
of Gloucestershire Cheltenham
Cheltenham
, Gloucester
Gloucester
2001 (1998) 7,835 £9,250 Full

University
University
of Greenwich
Greenwich
Chatham , Greenwich
Greenwich
(London) 1992 (1890) 20,645 £9,250 Full

Harper Adams University
University
Edgmond 2012 (1901) 5,575 £9,250 Full

University
University
of Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire
Hatfield 1992 (1952) 24,655 £9,250 Full

University
University
of Huddersfield Huddersfield 1992 (1825) 19,270 £9,250 Full

University
University
of Hull Hull , Scarborough 1954 (1927) 16,305 £9,250 Full

Imperial College London
Imperial College London
South Kensington
South Kensington
(London) 2007 (1907) 17,035 £9,250 Full

Keele
Keele
University
University
Keele
Keele
1962 (1949) 10,120 £9,250 Full

University
University
of Kent Canterbury
Canterbury
, Medway
Medway
, Tonbridge , Athens
Athens
, Brussels
Brussels
, Paris
Paris
, Rome
Rome
1965 19,670 £9,250 Full

Kingston University
University
Kingston upon Thames
Kingston upon Thames
1992 (1899) 20,885 £9,250 Full

Lancaster University
University
Lancaster 1964 13,115 £9,250 Full

University
University
of Law Birmingham
Birmingham
, Bristol
Bristol
, Chester
Chester
, Guildford
Guildford
, Leeds
Leeds
, London
London
2012 16,000 £6,165-9,000 Taught

University
University
of Leeds
Leeds
Leeds
Leeds
1904 31,790 £9,250 Full

Leeds
Leeds
Arts University
University
Leeds
Leeds
2017 (1846) 1,320

Taught

Leeds
Leeds
Beckett University
University
Leeds
Leeds
1992 (1970) 25,920 £9,250 Full

Leeds
Leeds
Trinity University
University
Leeds
Leeds
2012 (1966) 3,715 £9,250 Taught

University
University
of Leicester
Leicester
Leicester
Leicester
1957 (1921) 17,825 £9,250 Full

University
University
of Lincoln Lincoln 1992 13,475 £9,250 Full

University
University
of Liverpool
Liverpool
Liverpool
Liverpool
1903 24,775 £9,250 Full

Liverpool
Liverpool
Hope University
University
Liverpool
Liverpool
2005 (1844) 4,940 £9,250 Full

Liverpool
Liverpool
John Moores University
University
Liverpool
Liverpool
1992 (1892) 21,875 £9,250 Full

University
University
of London
London
London
London
, Paris
Paris
1836 195 - (Fees set by colleges) Full

University
University
of London
London
→ Birkbeck, University
University
of London
London
London – (1823) 12,245 £9,250 Full, London

University
University
of London
London
→ City, University
University
of London
London
London – (1894) 18,995 £9,250 Full, London

University
University
of London
London
Courtauld Institute of Art London – (1932) 505 £9,250 London

University
University
of London
London
→ Goldsmiths, University
University
of London
London
London – (1904) 8,525 £9,250 Full, London

University
University
of London
London
Heythrop College London – (1614) 560 No longer admitting students Full, London

University
University
of London
London
Institute of Cancer Research
Institute of Cancer Research
London – (1909) 275 p/g only London

University
University
of London
London
→ King\'s College London
London
London – (1829) founding college 28,900 £9,250 Full, London

University
University
of London
London
London
London
Business School London – (1964) 2,075 p/g only Full, London

University
University
of London
London
London
London
School of Economics London – (1895) 10,440 £9,250 Full, London

University
University
of London
London
London
London
School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine London – (1899) 1,210 p/g only Full, London

University
University
of London
London
→ Queen Mary, University
University
of London
London
London – (1887) 17,140 £9,250 Full, London

University
University
of London
London
Royal Academy of Music
Royal Academy of Music
London – (1822) 760 £9,250 Taught, London

University
University
of London
London
→ Royal Central School of Speech and Drama London – (1906) 1,045 £9,250 London

University
University
of London
London
→ Royal Holloway, University
University
of London
London
Surrey
Surrey
– (1849) 9,985 £9,250 Full, London

University
University
of London
London
Royal Veterinary College London, Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire
– (1791) 2,290 £9,250 Full, London

University
University
of London
London
→ St George\'s, University
University
of London
London
London – (1733) 5,925 £9,250 Full, London

University
University
of London
London
School of Oriental and African Studies London – (1916) 6,070 £9,250 Full, London

University
University
of London
London
University
University
College London
London
London – (1826) founding college 37,135 £9,250 Full, London

London
London
Institute of Banking & Finance London
London
– (1879) - - (private) Taught

London
London
Metropolitan University
University
London 2002 12,865 £6,750-9,250 Full

London
London
South Bank University
University
Southwark
Southwark
(London) 1992 (1892) 17,605 £9,000 Full

Loughborough
Loughborough
University
University
Loughborough
Loughborough
1966 16,950 £9,250 Full

University
University
of Manchester
Manchester
Manchester
Manchester
2004 (1824) 39,700 £9,250 Full

Manchester
Manchester
Metropolitan University
University
Manchester
Manchester
1992 (1970) 32,485 £9,250 Full

Middlesex University
University
Hendon
Hendon
(London) 1992 (1973) 19,110 £9,250 Full

Newcastle University
University
Newcastle 1963 (1834) 23,795 £9,250 Full

Newman University
University
Birmingham
Birmingham
2012 (1968) 2,810 £9,250 Taught

University
University
of Northampton
Northampton
Northampton
Northampton
2005 (1975) 12,985 £9,250 Full

Northumbria University
University
Newcastle 1992 (1892) 27,165 £9,250 Full

Norwich
Norwich
University
University
of the Arts Norwich
Norwich
2012 (1845) 1,995 £9,250 Taught

University
University
of Nottingham
Nottingham
Nottingham
Nottingham
1948 (1881) 32,125 £9,250 Full

Nottingham
Nottingham
Trent University
University
Nottingham
Nottingham
1992 (1843) 27,920 £9,250 Full

Open University
University
Milton Keynes 1969 101,490 - Full

University
University
of Oxford
Oxford
Oxford
Oxford
1096 24,860 £9,250 Full

Oxford
Oxford
Brookes University
University
Oxford
Oxford
1992 (1970) 17,840 £9,250 Full

Plymouth
Plymouth
University
University
Plymouth
Plymouth
1992 (1862) 23,155 £9,250 Full

University
University
of Portsmouth
Portsmouth
Portsmouth
Portsmouth
1992 (1960) 22,060 £9,250 Full

University
University
of Reading Reading 1926 (1892) 14,980 £9,250 Full

Regent\'s University
University
London
London
London
London
2013 (1984) – - (private) Taught

Roehampton University
University
Roehampton (London) 2004 (1841) 8,750 £9,250 Taught

Royal Agricultural University
University
Cirencester
Cirencester
2012 (1845) 1,200 £9,250 Taught

University
University
of Salford Salford 1992 (1967) 20,520 £9,250 Full

University
University
of Sheffield
Sheffield
Sheffield
Sheffield
1905 27,925 £9,250 Full

Sheffield
Sheffield
Hallam University
University
Sheffield
Sheffield
1992 31,485 £9,250 Full

University
University
of Southampton
Southampton
Southampton
Southampton
1952 (1902) 24,875 £9,250 Full

Southampton
Southampton
Solent University
University
Southampton
Southampton
2005 (1984) 11,285 £9,250 Full

University
University
of St Mark ">

* ^ Higher Education Institution is a term defined by the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 , meaning any UK University, higher education corporation or institution designated by Parliamentary Order as eligible to receive funding grants. Note this does not include colleges of the University
University
of London. * ^ This information is taken from individual institution profiles on the HEFCE register. * ^ Listed as "Taught" on the HEFCE database. This would appear to be an error - the latest QAA report says Aston awards research degrees. * ^ Despite its name, UCB holds University
University
status * ^ Despite its name, Imperial holds University
University
status * ^ "institutes and activities" – does not include students at colleges of the University * ^ Holds university college status * ^ "in England" – also has students in other parts of the UK

REFERENCES

* ^ "Register of HE providers". HEFCE. Retrieved 21 August 2016. * ^ "Glossary". HEFCE. Retrieved 9 December 2015. * ^ A B C "Register of HE providers". Higher Education Funding Council for England. Retrieved 5 December 2015. * ^ "2015/16 Students by HE provider, level, mode and domicile" (XLSX). Higher Education Statistics Agency . Retrieved 17 February 2017. * ^ "Foundation & Undergraduate Tuition Fees 2017–18". Complete University
University
Guide. Retrieved 27 August 2017. * ^ "Arden University". RDI (Arden University). Retrieved 9 December 2015. * ^ " Higher Education Review Aston University" (PDF). Quality Assurance Agency . April 2015. Retrieved 5 December 2015. * ^ "Full-Time Tuition Fees and Finance". University
University
College Birmingham. 2017/18. Retrieved 27 August 2017. * ^ "Institutional Review: BPP University
University
College of Professional Studies Ltd". Quality Assurance Agency. February 2013. Retrieved 9 December 2015. * ^ "Undergraduate Course Fees". University
University
of Law. Retrieved 27 August 2017. * ^ " Leeds
Leeds
Arts University
University
established as Leeds
Leeds
College of Art gains university status!". Leeds
Leeds
Arts University. 21 August 2017. Retrieved 21 August 2017. * ^ "Statement from the Principal". Heythrop College. 30 June 2017. Retrieved 27 August 2017. * ^ "History of Higher Education in Plymouth". University
University
of Plymouth
Plymouth
. Retrieved 2012-04-17. * ^ Alston Kennerley (2001). "Ch. 4 Plymouth
Plymouth
School of Navigation". The Making of the University
University
of Plymouth. ISBN 1841020699 . * ^ "Fees and costs 2017/18". University
University
of Wolverhampton. Retrieved 27 August 2017.

SEE ALSO

* List of universities in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
* List of universities in Northern Ireland * List of universities in Scotland * List of universities in Wales

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