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Keele University

About Keele University

Established in 1949Keele University is an open research university in Staffordshire, England. Started as the University College of North Staffordshire, it received its status of a university in 1962 by the Royal Charter. It is recognized as the largest campus in the nation with some prominent buildings and a science park.

The university's rural campus is spread over a land of 625-acre. It offers academic facilities through its three faculties, including the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. It offers education at undergraduate and postgraduate levels with almost 90 percent of present undergraduates study dual honors. The students at the university are offered to choose from more than 500-degree courses in all.

Why Keele University?

  • Ranked 2nd in the country for student satisfaction with an exceptionally high overall satisfaction score of 93% in the latest National Student Survey
  • University has 93% employability of graduates for 2012 in the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) graduate employment table 
  • Voted in the top 10 of Britain's most intellectually stimulating universities by the Telegraph (October 2012)
  • Ranked 29th in the prestigious Sunday Times University League Table 2013 for UK universities
  • Positioned in the top 1.75% (based on approximately 10,000 institutions recognised by UNESCO)

Keele University Rankings

  • #601-700 Universities Rankings - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2020
  • #701-750 World University Ranking - QS 2021
  • #501-600 University Ranking - THE (Times Higher Education) 2021
  • #56 University Ranking (UK) - The Complete University Guide 2021
  • #35 University Rankings - The Guardian 2021
  • #908 Global Universities - US News & World Report 2021

Keele University Tuition Fees

Courses Duration Tuition Fees
Science (10 Courses) 1 Year - 3 Year GBP 16500
Arts (2 Courses) 3 year GBP 15500
Law (4 Courses) 1 Year - 3 Year AED 16000
Information Technology (IT) (1 Courses) 3 year GBP
Banking & Finance (1 Courses) 3 year AED
Management (8 Courses) 1 Year - 3 Year GBP 18000

Keele University Entry Requirements

Courses Exam
Engineering IELTS
Information Technology (IT) IELTS
Management IELTS , PTE
Medicine and HealthCare IELTS
Science IELTS , PTE

Keele University Accommodation

All international students are guaranteed on-campus accommodation if they book before the closing date, and can stay for the duration of their course if they choose to. There are four halls of residence on campus. Barnes, Lindsay, Holly Cross and The Oaks, and Horwood. 

Together, these halls provide accommodation for approximately 2,800 students. Both en suite and standard rooms are available, with catered options also possible. Accommodation in the surrounding area is known to be well-priced.

Keele University English Language Requirements

The table tabulated below shows the minimum scores required for the English proficiency test scores.

If the candidate’s native language is not English, they must have to qualify English proficiency exams

Test Score
IELTS 5.0-7.5
TOEFL(ibt) 63-100
Pearson Academic English 36-79

Keele University Highlights

University Type Public Research University
Campus Setting Rural
No of Residence 4
Mode of Programs Full time, part time and online
Exams Accepted IELTS, TOEFL
Academic calendar Semester based
Work-Study Available
Financial aid Scholarships, grants
Official Website
Intake Season January and October
Academic Calendar Semester Based
Application Fees Euro 20 (Undergraduate Admissions) No fees ( Graduate application)
English Proficiency Test Score Accepted  IELT, TOEFL(ibt), PAE, and Cambridge Proficiency Test.
Financial Aid Available 
Application Portal Online
Official Website
Admission Helpdesk Telephone +44 (0)1782 734010

Keele University Living Cost

The living cost includes the cost of food, accommodations, transportation, etc. it is recommended that a student must be prepared to spend around £9,000 - £12,000.

Expenses Cost per Annum
Accommodation £3430-£8900
Food £1500-£2000
Transportation £300-£600
Clothes £200-£400
Miscellaneous £2000

Know more about Studying in UK

Tuition Fees in UK (1st Year Average) MS: £17276 | MBA: £17276 | BE/Btech: £16632 | BBA: £15130 | BSc: £16632 | MFin: £19000 | MA: £15560 | MIM: £18241 | MEM: £16950 | MArch: £14271 | BHM: £12662 | MIS: £15344 | MEng: £12876 | MBBS: £28865| MPharm: £15452
Average Accomodation & Food Costs in UK £850 to £1,050 a month
Entrance Exams in UK TOEFL: 88 | IELTS: 6.5 | PTE: 59 | GMAT: 590
Work and Study in UK Permitted for 20 hours/week with a valid study permit.
Post Study Work Permit in UK 2 Year after graduation depending on the course.
Cost of Student Visa in UK £348
Student Visa in UK Your nationality, duration of your stay and purpose of your stay are the three essential factors for UK visa. For Non-EU students UK visa is mandatory.
Intakes in UK There are mainly two intakes in UK: January/February & September/October.
Top Job Sectors in UK IT Engineering, Product Design, Mobile Development, Designers, Logistics, etc.
Economy in UK Growth Rate: 1.3% (2018) 1.4% (2019) 1.4% (2020e), 6th Largest Economy in the World by Nominal

Keele University Average Tuition Fee Per Year


£ 16,300


£ 16,140

Costs per year

Overall cost of living

£ 11,164

Campus accommodation

£ 3,321

Please note that fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.