University of Cumbria Key Data

University Type New universitity (Second wave of new universities) | Public University Established 2007
Location UK >> England >> Cumbria Address Paternoster Row, CARLISLE
Student Number 13,105 Postcode CA1 2HH
Enrollment rates 28% International Students Ratio 4%
Male / Female Students Ratio 44:56 Ratio of academic staff to students 1 : 20.8
Website Entry Requirements 285
Students Satisfaction 4.04 / 5 University Research 1.23 / 4
International Students Number Undergraduate:55   Postgraduate:30 Degree Completion 84.9%
Live in univeristy accommodation 23% Motto N/A
Working hours allowed 20 hours a week; 10 hours a week if you are studying a course that is below degree level.
Good Degree 55.8 Degree Completion 84.9%
Living Costs 9135-12180 / Academic Year (9 months) Graduate Prospects 58.8%

University of Cumbria Rankings

Times UK Univesities Rankings
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UK Rankings 125 119 119 95 95 97
Year 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
UK Rankings 82 78 83 99 107 N/A
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Cumbria is a ceremonial and non-metropolitan county in North West England. The county and Cumbria County Council, its local government, came into existence in 1974 after the passage of the Local Government Act 1972. Cumbria's county town is Carlisle, in the north of the county, and the only other major urban area is Barrow-in-Furness on the southwestern tip of the county. Cumbria is the third largest county in England by area. Cumbria is predominantly rural and contains the Lake District, and Lake District National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site considered one of England's most outstanding areas of natural beauty, serving as inspiration for artists, writers, and musicians. With Scafell Pike at 3,209 feet (978 m) being the highest point of England.

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University of Cumbria

The University of Cumbria is a public university in Cumbria. Its headquarters are in Carlisle, other major campuses are at Lancaster, Ambleside, and London. It was established in 2007, following the merger of St Martin's College with the Cumbria Institute of the Arts and the Cumbrian campuses of the University of Central Lancashire. Its roots extend back to the "Society for the Encouragement of Fine Arts" established in 1822 and Charlotte Mason teacher training college in the 1890s.The university has seven specialist departmental areas that offer a range of flexible, multidisciplinary courses. The majority of University of Cumbria campuses have sports teams which represent them in the British Universities and Colleges Sport leagues.

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