University of Northampton Key Data

University Type New universitity (Second wave of new universities) | Public University Established 1999
Location UK >> England >> Northampton Address Park Campus, Boughton Green Road, NORTHAMPTON
Student Number 12,680 Postcode NN2 7AL
Enrollment rates 16% International Students Ratio 7%
Male / Female Students Ratio 33:67 Ratio of academic staff to students 1 : 19.8
Website Entry Requirements 280
Students Satisfaction 4.14 / 5 University Research 1.69 / 4
International Students Number Undergraduate:775   Postgraduate:480 Degree Completion 84.1%
Live in univeristy accommodation 34% Motto Transforming lives, inspiring change
Working hours allowed 20 hours a week; 10 hours a week if you are studying a course that is below degree level.
Good Degree 60.9 Degree Completion 84.1%
Living Costs 9135-12180 / Academic Year (9 months) Graduate Prospects 57.2%

University of Northampton Rankings

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UK Rankings 97 97 82 56 59 99
Year 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
UK Rankings 92 89 92 84 82 103
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Northampton is the county town of Northamptonshire in the East Midlands of England. It lies on the River Nene, about 60 miles north-west of London and 45 miles south-east of Birmingham as the crow flies. It is one of the largest towns in the UK. Northampton's nearest towns are Wellingborough, Daventry and Towcester. The nearest cities are Coventry, Leicester and Peterborough. As with the rest of the British Isles, Northampton experiences a maritime climate with cool summers and mild winters. The official Met Office weather station for Northampton is the Moulton Park Weather Station at the University of Northampton. Northampton's market square is one of Britain's largest and most historic which dates back to 1235. The market square is linked to Abington Street, a major shopping area of Northampton.

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University of Northampton

The University of Northampton is a public university based in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England. It was formed in 1999 by the amalgamation of a number of training colleges and gained full university status as The University of Northampton in 2005. The university has two sites: Park Campus at Kingsthorpe, a northern suburb, and Avenue Campus just north of the town centre and opposite a large open park known as the Racecourse.The university has various types of halls of residence in its two campuses, most first year students live in halls and few second or third years do so. The university offers a wide range of undergraduate degrees, foundation degrees, diplomas and a variety of postgraduate opportunities up to PhD level. It is one of only a handful of universities in the UK to offer two-year fast-track degrees.

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