University of Chester

Details: Parkgate Rd, Chester CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

About the University

Established in 1839, the University of Chester is one of the oldest higher education institutions in the country, and we offer a warm welcome to applicants from all parts of the world. With 15,000 students from 130 countries worldwide, The University of Chester provides a vibrant, diverse and safe home for international students - currently ranked Second-Best for International Students amongst 143 universities in the UK (WUSCA 2020).

The University, based on several campuses in Chester and a smaller campus in Warrington, offers a range of foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate courses, as well as undertaking academic research.

The 32-acre (130,000 m2) main campus is located on Parkgate Road, just north of the City Walls in Chester. It has a mixture of Victorian buildings and modern buildings. The campus also features a fitness centre, sports hall, swimming pool, science and language laboratories, bar and various shops.


The university is one of the oldest higher education providers in the UK having recently celebrated its 180th year of teaching, starting off as a teacher training college back in 1839. Originally based on one campus in Chester, the university now offers more than 300 single and combined honour's programmes across a number of specialist sites in Chester, Shrewsbury and Warrington.


University Information

School Type: Public

Established: 1839

Times Ranking: 69

Guardian Ranking: 81

Independent Ranking: 20

Tuition Fee: $ $ $

No. of students: 10000-20000

Acceptance Rate: N/A

Ave High School GPA: N/A

Student / faculty ratio: 15:1

Degrees offered: Bachelor's degree,Master's degree

Popular Courses

Art Therapy
Business Management
Medical Science
Computer Science

Location Details

Details: Parkgate Rd, Chester CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

Country: UK

Location: Medium town

Town/City: Chester

Nearest Airport: Liverpool (Domestic) & Manchester

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