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University of Cumbria

University of Cumbria

Key Information
Rank 129
Location Carlisle, England
Established 2007
International Students 1.8%
Famous For Teacher Training, Law, Psychology
International Fees £12,800-15,500
Key Information
Location Carlisle, England
Established 2007
Famous For Teacher Training, Law, Psychology
International Fees £12,800-15,500


The University of Cumbria is a place where people are at the heart of all we do. Where enriching the lives of our students, staff and the communities we serve means we make a difference that goes beyond the classroom.

A distinct university in a unique place that has inspired generations to conquer the problems of their age. Pioneers of mountaineering, art, literature and conservation all started here. Now their spirit lives on through teaching, experience and a learning community that prepares you for every future, for every possibility.

All this combines together to amplify how we provide a unique learning environment to equip and empower international students ready to embrace the future you desire.

Cumbria London Campus

Although the University of Cumbria's roots are firmly placed in the North of England, they also provide outstanding teacher training and professional policing qualifications in London.

Services for International Students

The International Office has a team of dedicated experts to handle enquiries, applications and support students throughout the visa process. The University provides dedicated support for International students including advice on finance, welfare, careers and study support.

The University of Cumbria also offers a wide range of services to students, including a Personal Tutor, University chaplains, mental health and counselling service, peer mentoring, sports facilities and a Students’ Union.
An airport collection from either Manchester or Newcastle airport for new international students is also available, as well as a variety of courses for English language learners at all levels. This includes pre-sessional programmes, short courses etc.


The University of Cumbria was ranked 8th in the world for its quality of education (Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2020), whilst Law was ranked 8th in the UK and Psychology 22nd in England (Guardian University Guide 2020).

96% of Cumbria graduates are also employed or in further study (HESA, 2020).


The University of Cumbria offers a range of excellent value for money student accommodation, including en suite or standard rooms, with catering or self-catering options. guarantee on places for international students. Fees range from £75 to £120, which depends on the accommodation you choose.


The main campuses in Carlisle, Ambleside and Lancaster that make up the University of Cumbria are all located in the north west of England. Cumbria is a hidden gem of a University with not one, but two campuses set in UNESCO World Heritage sites, including one in Ambleside in the heart of the English Lake District,  an area well known for spectacular landscapes and views.

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