University of Sunderland Key Data

University Type New universitity (1992 universitity) | Public University Established 1901
Location UK >> England >> Sunderland Address Edinburgh Building, Chester Road, SUNDERLAND
Student Number 20,150 Postcode SR1 3SD
Enrollment rates 17% International Students Ratio 9%
Male / Female Students Ratio 41:59 Ratio of academic staff to students 1 : 17.9
Website Entry Requirements 298
Students Satisfaction 4.02 / 5 University Research 1.86 / 4
International Students Number Undergraduate:2920   Postgraduate:2385 Degree Completion 80.4%
Live in univeristy accommodation 21% Motto Sweetly absorbing knowledge
Working hours allowed 20 hours a week; 10 hours a week if you are studying a course that is below degree level.
Good Degree 49.8 Degree Completion 80.4%
Living Costs 9135-12180 / Academic Year (9 months) Graduate Prospects 49.2%

University of Sunderland Rankings

Times UK Univesities Rankings
Year 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
UK Rankings 93 96 100 104 99 96
Year 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
UK Rankings 77 80 79 84 82 81
Year 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001
UK Rankings 92 62 77 71 73 71 76
Times Higher Education World Univesities Rankings
Year 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
World Rankings N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Year 2014 2013 2012 2011
World Rankings N/A N/A N/A N/A


Sunderland is a city at the centre of the City of Sunderland metropolitan borough, in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 10 miles southeast of Newcastle upon Tyne. Over the centuries, Sunderland grew as a port, trading coal and salt. A person who is born or lives around the Sunderland area is sometimes colloquially known as a Mackem. Sunderland is served by Newcastle Airport, which is a 55-minute Metro ride from Sunderland city centre; there is a Metro train connecting with the airport every 12 - 15 minutes in both directions until about 11pm, Monday-Sunday. Sunderland station has 5 direct trains to London King's Cross on weekdays, taking about 3 hours 30 minutes. Newcastle is 30-minute from Sunderland city centre.

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University of Sunderland

The University of Sunderland is a university located in Sunderland in the North East of England. Its predecessor, Sunderland Technical College, was established as a municipal training college in 1901. It gained university status in 1992. There are two campuses in Sunderland, one in Hong Kong and one in London. The University has four academic faculties, responsible for teaching and learning, academic development and research, and working with partners in business and industry. The Faculties are supported by a number of service departments responsible for a wide range of activity such as student welfare and accommodation and includes teams with responsibility for managing the University estate, financial matters, and human resources.

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