Coventry University

United Kingdom


Coventry University dates back to the Coventry School of Design in 1843. In the 1970 and 80s it was a Polytechnic before gaining university status in 1992. The largest university in Coventry, it’s also the fastest-growing in the UK and one of the largest outside London. It was in the top 30 universities in the world for international students in the QS University Rankings 2021.

It has also been named the University of the Year for Student Experience by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide. The Guardian University Guide named it the UK’s Top Modern University for seven years in a row.

What is the acceptance rate for Coventry University? 
The Coventry University acceptance rate is 32%.

What are the IELTS requirements for Coventry university?

Generally, Coventry university requires an overall IELTS band score of 6.0 and above, with no individual score lower than 5.5 for the undergraduate courses. For postgraduate, a band score of 6.5 and above is required, with no individual score lower than 5.5 or 6.0, depending on the program. This is applicable to international students from most countries. For more details refer to the Official website of Coventry University

Tuition Fee

  • For Domestic Students 9,250 GBP per year
  • For International Students 16,800 GBP per year

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Coventry University’s staff have been awarded Gold in the Teaching and Excellence Framework and awarded 5 QS stars for teaching excellence.

75% of England is within a two-hour drive of Coventry, making it the ideal base for international students to explore the country. London is an hour by train and Birmingham is just 20 minutes away.

Coventry came in 40th place in the QS Best Student Cities 2023, level with Chicago. This put it ahead of cities like Liverpool, Madrid, Cape Town, Milan, Dubai, Washington DC, and San Francisco.

Coventry is ranked in the top ten universities in the UK for a diverse range of subjects including:

  • Film production & photography
  • Economics
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Hospitality, event management & tourism
  • Nursing & midwifery


95% of Coventry University graduates were employed or in further study within six months of graduation according to a study in 2016. Professional careers support is available for all students while at Coventry University through the dedicated Talent Team. This is available for up to 3 years post-graduation. Each faculty also provides its own employability schemes.


The Coventry University acceptance rate is 32%.



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