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University of Worcester

About University of Worcester

Worcester University is a public research university located in Worcester, United Kingdom. Initially established as a Teacher Training College in 1946, it was granted full university status in 2005.

It is currently one of the fastest growing universities in the United Kingdom with more than 10,000 undergraduate, postgraduate and part-time students.

The University maintains strategic partnerships with a number of prominent local and international institutions, such as Birmingham Metropolitan College in England, Coleg Gwent in Wales and Iron Mill College in Devon. The university also houses a dedicated placement department that aims to provide students with excellent work opportunities.

According to the most recent Longitudinal Educational Results, the University ranks in the top 10 in sustainable employment with 97% of Worcester students employed in further studies within 6 months of graduation.

University of Worcester Campus

The University has three main sites and outdoor teaching center

  •  St John's Campus, 
  • City Campus and 
  • Severn Campus 
  • Lakeside Campus (Outdoor Education Centre)

.The main campus of the university is known as St John's and is the main center for all classes. The campus is situated in the local area of St Johns, Worcester.

The second campus of the university is known as the City Campus and is home to the Worcester Business School. All Worcester Business School courses, including undergraduate and postgraduate courses, are offered here.

 Severn Campus Located between the St John's Campus and the City Campus, it is home to the University Stadium, the Riverside Building and the Garage Art Studios.

The Lakeside Campus is a fantastic outdoor learning and activity center,located in the countryside of Worcestershire, just a 10 minute drive from the main campus. The 50-acre site includes water sports lakes, grass pitches, woodlands and an activity centre.

University of Worcester Facilities in Campus

Location Specialities

Worcester University is situated in West Central England, Worcestershire, just a short walk from the train and bus stations. Renowned for its captivating history and vibrant culture, the city center is full of riverside cafés, trendy shops and a range of theaters and entertainment venues. One in ten people living in Worcester is a student.


Accommodation is guaranteed for first-year undergraduates who recognize Worcester as their first preference by the applicable deadline. There are over 1,000 beds available and they are self catering with internet access.


  • No. 1 to the 2019 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings for Quality Education in the UK.
  • Placed in top 20 in the Times Great University Guide 2019 for student experience.
  • Ranked in the top 15 of the 2019 Times Strong University Guide for Teaching.
  • Student accommodation has been ranked top 10 in the WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2019.


92nd in the Times University Guide 2020

88th in the Guardian University Guide 2020

Teaching Quality

The reputation for teaching has been recognised with a Silver rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework.

University of Worcester Study Options

  • Allied health, 
  • Arts, 
  • Education, 
  • Environment, 
  • Humanities, 
  •  Law, 
  • Maths 
  • Media.
  • Nursing, 
  • Psychology, 
  • Sciences, 
  • Sports business,


  • No. 1 University in the UK in the 2019 Times Higher Education Impact Ranking for Quality Education.
  • Worcester was in the Top 20 of the 2019 Times Good University Guide for student experience.
  • LEO study has placed university in the top 10 for long-term employability in England.
  • Worcester is a student town One in ten of students who live here.

How to Reach? Or Travel

As all of the campuses are centrally located and with excellent rail and road links, Worcester is easily accessible from the rest of the UK and the world. The University is both within convenient walking distance to the train station and bus terminal.

Birmingham, Bristol and Cardiff as well as Herefordshire, Shropshire and the Black Country are all within easy reach.

University of Worcester Scholarships and Financial Aid for International Students

The international students are allowed for a merit-based scholarship to afford their study in the USA. The scholarship amount can be up to USD 15,000 (USD 1,875 per semester for up to eight semesters or upon completion of your degree).

The students will be automatically considered for a merit-based position and will be granted the awards based on their academic credentials. The additional renewal criteria include:

  • At least cumulative grade point average of a 2.5 and continued good academic standing as a member of the campus community
  • Must be a full-time UG student with enrollment in 12 or more day school undergraduate credits, each semester
  • Residency classification as out-of-state for tuition purposes

Famous Aluminis

  • Waqar Azmi OBE, diplomat and former Chief Adviser to the Prime Minister, Cabinet Office
  • Jacqui Smith (politician)
  • Daryl Mitchell (cricketer)
  • Swaroop Sampat (actress and Femina Miss India 1979)
  • Alan Dickens (rugby player)
  • John Shimmin (politician)
  • Rob Taylor (footballer, born 1985)
  • Adam Willis (footballer)
  • Imogen Thomas (model)[citation needed]
  • Kyle Pryor (actor, Home and Away)
  • Matthew Raggett (educationalist)
  • Rosie Spaughton (YouTuber)
  • Y S Avinash Reddy (Indian MP)

University of Worcester English Language Requirements

IELTS Academic

  • UG - 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in each component)
  • PG - 6.5 (with no less than 5.5 in each component)


  • TOEFL English Language Tests no longer accepted as a SELT by UKVI from 1st July 2014.


  • UG - 59 with no less than 51 in each component
  • PG - 70 with no less than 51 in each component

The Requirements may Defer for some Programs.

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Test Minimum score required
PBT: 520
CBT: 190
Pearson PTE 50
iTEP 3.5

University of Worcester Application Process

International students who want to seek admissions at Worcester State University can follow the below-mentioned application details:

Application Portal : Undergraduate and Graduate students can apply via the online portal.

Application Fee: The application fee is 50 USD for both UG and Graduate applications.

Admission Deadline:

For undergraduate course

  • Fall Semester (September entrance) - April 1
  • Nursing and Occupational Studies (fall only) - January 15

For graduate course

  • Fall semester (September) - June 15
  • Spring semester (January) - November 1
  • Summer semester (May) - April 1

Supporting Documents:

  • Visa/passport,
  • Scores of Standardized Exams to study in the USA
  • official transcripts,
  • international student financial statement,
  • letter of recommendation,
  • proof of English proficiency,
    • TOEFL- 71
    • IELTS- 6.0
  • Affidavit of Financial Support Form

University of Worcester Highlights

Type of University Public
Year of establishment 1874
Campus Setting Urban
Total Enrollment 5,495
Acceptance Rate 78%
Student-Faculty Ratio 17:1

University of Worcester The Average Tuition Fees And Other Expenses

The estimated cost of attendance for international undergraduate and graduate students to study at the university is mentioned-below:

Undergraduate Course Annually Semester Wise Per Credit Hour
Cost for Full-Time In-State USD 10,161.00 USD 5,080 USD 423.38
Cost for Full-Time Out-of-State USD 16,241 USD 8,120 USD 676.71
Cost for Full-Time N.E. Regional USD 10,646 USD 5,323 USD 443.79

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

University of Worcester Average Tuition Fee Per Year


£ 12,720


£ 13,320

Costs per year

Overall cost of living

£ 7,511

Campus accommodation

£ 6,280

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