University of Bolton

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About the institution

The University of Bolton is fairly small with approximately 11,000 students. Its campus is in the middle of the town with easy access to the train station from which students can reach the nearby city of Manchester within half an hour, or travel to the Lake District or Liverpool within an hour. In 2013 the university opened Bolton One, a purpose-built health, leisure and research centre designed for both recreation and teaching and offering everything from a climbing wall to a clinical simulation suite.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
6,833
Male UG students: 
48%
Female UG students: 
52%
Full-time students: 
70%
Under 21 on entry: 
45%
International: 
6%
Undergraduate: 
84%
Student-staff ratio: 
17.9
Average UCAS tariff: 
287.1

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 14%
2.1: 41%
2.2: 35%
Pass: 10%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

84%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
54%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
17,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment
UCAS code: 
B44
Deane Road Lancashire Bolton
Postcode: 
BL3 5AB
Telephone number: 
01204 900600

Guardian university guide rank

93

out of 119

Times university guide rank

124

out of 128


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