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UWE Acceptance Rate

Last Updated on August 12, 2023 by Oluwajuwon Alvina

University of West England | Study and Work

Founded in 1992, University of the West of England is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium city of Bristol (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), South West England. Officially recognized/chartered by the Privy Council, University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational UK higher education institution. University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 28 years old UK higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students’ past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UWE Bristol also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) - Ranking, Fees,  Scholarships Courses, Admissions
NameUniversity of the West of England
AcronymUWE Bristol
Founded1992 Origins date back to 1894
MottoLight Liberty Learning
ColoursWhite, red and black

University Location

AddressFrenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane
BS16 1QY South West England
United Kingdom
Tel+44 (117) 965 6261
Fax+44 (117) 328 2810

Study Areas and Degree Levels

University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) - Ranking, Fees,  Scholarships Courses, Admissions




Arts & Humanities 
Business & Social Sciences 
Language & Cultural 
Medicine & Health 
Science & Technology 

Important: please contact or visit the official website of University of the West of England for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Study Areas/Degree Levels Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

Yearly Tuition Range

10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Not reported
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students’ past academic record and grades
Admission RateNot reported
Admission OfficeColdharbour Lane
Bristol BS16 1QY
(117) 32 83333

Entry Requirements

144-159UCAS Points

Average range for UWE Bristol entry requirements. Varies depending on the course.

UWE Bristol Reputation

UWE Bristol is located in South West England, Gloucestershire. The reputation for teaching has been recognised with a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework. 29,555 students are enrolled at UWE Bristol:

– 25,610 of these students come from the UK
– 1,040 come from other EU countries
– And 2,910 are students from non-EU countries.
(Source: HESA 2018/19)

The graduate outcomes for UWE Bristol show that six months after leaving university, 69% of graduates are in work or further study. The typical graduate salary six months after leaving UWE Bristol is £24-27k a year.

International applications

Ready to apply to study at UWE Bristol as an international student? Your adventure starts here.

How to apply

Undergraduate students

First check your eligibility, including English Language requirements. Then choose to apply in one of three ways:

  1. Register and apply through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS).
  2. Apply through one of our agents or representatives in your country.
  3. Meet a representative at one of our regional offices.

Undergraduate applications for September 2021 courses will close on 16 August 2021 to ensure that applications and visa are processed in time for the start of teaching. Please note that courses with an interview will close on 1 August 2021.

Postgraduate students

You can choose to apply either by:

  • clicking the ‘apply now’ button on the postgraduate course page, and completing the online form, or
  • applying through one of our agents or representatives in your country or meeting a representative at one of our regional offices.

Postgraduate applications for September 2021 courses will close on the 1st August to ensure that applications and visa are processed in time for the start of teaching. We may continue to consider applications from the UKVI low risk countries up until the 16th August.


You can apply for postgraduate research through our Graduate School.

Accepting an offer

First of all, congratulations – we’re looking forward to meeting you. How you accept depends on how you applied:

  • If you applied through UWE Bristol, accept your offer by logging on to your UWE Bristol Welcome Website and selecting the ‘My Offer Response’ option in the ‘My Application’ tab.
  • If you applied through UCAS, accept your offer by logging onto UCAS Track and selecting ‘Reply to your offers’.

Get ready to study with us

  • Read our list of essential things to do before you arrive at UWE Bristol, including information on applying for a visa, paying your tuition fees, and booking accommodation.
  • Keep checking your Welcome Website for important updates.
  • You could also follow our Twitter, Instagram and Facebook channels to find out about news and events.
  • Read about adjusting to life in the UK, discover Bristol, and find out what to do on arrival.
  • Explore our website as we have lots of useful advice about international student support.

Admissions and regulations

Before you join us, you’ll need to read and agree to our rules and regulations. At registration, we’ll ask you to confirm that you’ve done this.

There’s more info in the Admissions Policy (PDF).

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