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University of Northampton

University Senate, Northampton NN1 5PA, UK | Founded: 1999 | Public, University | School ID: 000110 | Visit University

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University of Northampton


The University of Northampton is a public university established in 1999 by integration of a number of training colleges. It obtained full university status as the University of Northampton in 2005. In the same year, it also received the power to validate its own research degrees. It is one of the youngest universities in the UK and was named as a Changemaker Campus in 2012. It is also amongst the few universities that have been awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) along with multiple awards in the social sector for adding value to the society. The university is dedicated to transforming lives and inspiring change no matter how great or small that may be.

The University of Northampton was ranked first for ‘value added’ in the UK in the 2012 Guardian University League Table. It has also been awarded 'The Outstanding HEI Supporting Social Entrepreneurship Award' at the UnLtd/HEFCE ‘Dare to be Different’ national conference in June 2011 and has also been named the Midlands most 'Enterprising University of the Year' for both 2011 and 2012, in recognition of its work in social enterprise. It is a diverse university with over 1000 international students from more than 100 different countries. It has a selective admission po;icy based on students’ past academic record and grades. The university offers an array of academic programs including Bachelor's, Master's, distance education, joint honours degree, foundation degrees and complete research based degree upto PhD levels. It is classified into four faculties:

  • The Faculty of Business & Law

  • The Faculty of Arts, Science & Technology

  • The Faculty of Health & Society

  • The Faculty of Education & Humanities

The university also offers accommodation facilities to the students. Students can choose either halls of residence or privately-owned housing. They can also choose university accommodation available at Waterside Campus offering single and twin rooms with shared bathrooms or en-suites, complete with halls facilities and accommodation services as well as 24-hour security and a dedicated support team. UN also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.


University Senate, Northampton NN1 5PA, UK


Descriptions Subtotal
Avg Cost of Tuition/Year GBP 13,489
Cost of Living/Year GBP 10,800
*Application Fee GBP 0 - GBP 0
*Charged once per application
Estimated Total/Year GBP 24,289