University of Portsmouth Key Data

University Type New universitity (1992 universitity) | Public University Established 1992
Location UK >> England >> Portsmouth Address University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, PORTSMOUTH
Student Number 21,605 Postcode PO1 2UP
Enrollment rates 16% International Students Ratio 8%
Male / Female Students Ratio 53:47 Ratio of academic staff to students 1 : 18.6
Website Entry Requirements 311
Students Satisfaction 4.05 / 5 University Research 2.24 / 4
International Students Number Undergraduate:1935   Postgraduate:880 Degree Completion 88.1%
Live in univeristy accommodation 23% Motto Let us follow the Light
Working hours allowed 20 hours a week; 10 hours a week if you are studying a course that is below degree level.
Good Degree 51.4 Degree Completion 88.1%
Living Costs 9135-12180 / Academic Year (9 months) Graduate Prospects 63.2%

University of Portsmouth Rankings

Times UK Univesities Rankings
Year 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
UK Rankings 51 53 59 59 57 55
Year 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
UK Rankings 63 67 74 56 61 79
Year 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001
UK Rankings 76 77 71 67 69 62 69
Times Higher Education World Univesities Rankings
Year 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
World Rankings 401-500 501-600 401-500 401-500 351-400
Year 2014 2013 2012 2011
World Rankings 351-400 301-350 N/A N/A


Portsmouth is a port city in Hampshire, England, mainly on Portsea Island, 70 miles south-west of London. The city's history can be traced to Roman times. A significant naval port for centuries, Portsmouth has the world's oldest dry dock and was England's first line of defence during the French invasion in 1545. Portsmouth is one of the world's best known ports. HMNB Portsmouth is considered to be the home of the Royal Navy and is home to two-thirds of the UK's surface fleet. The city is home to some famous ships. Portsmouth F.C., the city's professional football club, play their home games at Fratton Park. The city has several mainline railway stations that connect to London Waterloo amongst other lines in southern England.

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University of Portsmouth

The University of Portsmouth is a public university in the city of Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. The history of the university dates back to 1908, when the Park building opened as a Municipal college and public library. It was previously known as Portsmouth Polytechnic until 1992, when it was granted university status through the Further and Higher Education Act 1992. The university offers a range of disciplines, from Pharmacy, International relations and politics, to Mechanical Engineering, Paleontology, Criminology, Criminal Justice, among others. The University is a member of the University Alliance and The Channel Islands Universities Consortium. The university is split between the University Quarter, which is centred around the Portsmouth Guildhall area, and the Langstone Campus.

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