University of Cumbria

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About the institution

The University of Cumbria was formed in 2007 through merging the Cumbria Institute of the Arts, St Martin’s College and the University of Central Lancashire’s Cumbrian campus. It is spread across five locations with campuses in Lancaster, Ambleside, Carlisle, London, Workington and Barrow-in-Furness. The University of Cumbria offers the largest number of outdoor study degrees in the UK, partially accomplished through Ambleside’s Lake District setting where students can engage in activities from hiking to wall climbing.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
9,625
Male UG students: 
33%
Female UG students: 
67%
Full-time students: 
75%
Under 21 on entry: 
54%
International: 
2%
Undergraduate: 
80%
Student-staff ratio: 
22.3
Average UCAS tariff: 
298.7

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 18%
2.1: 46%
2.2: 29%
Pass: 6%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

89%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
54%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
21,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment
UCAS code: 
C99
Registered Office Fusehill Street Cumbria Carlisle
Postcode: 
CA1 2HH
Telephone number: 
0845 606 1144

Guardian university guide rank

117

out of 119

Times university guide rank

119

out of 128


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