Falmouth University

United Kingdom

Falmouth is a specialist art university in Cornwall, UK. It was ranked as the number one arts university in The Times Good University Guide. Students can select a range of creative courses at the establishment. These include art and design, fashion, photography and architecture.

The university aims to provide cutting-edge resources, teaching and learning opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate opportunities. Students will also find a creative and lively university life on and off campus at Falmouth.

What is the Falmouth University acceptance rate?

The Falmouth University acceptance rate is 26%.

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Campus Life

There are two main campuses at Falmouth University. Each one has specific facilities based on the course requirements. First, the Falmouth Campus focuses on arts-based courses. As a result, students will find specialist areas here for graphic design, fashion, fine art and a Mac and PC suite. However, the Penryn Campus provides students with research facilities, a sports centre, classrooms and a student union.

City life

Falmouth University is in the heart of Cornwall, and there is plenty to experience outside of the university. Falmouth town centre is a small and welcoming community with plenty of cultural and social activities ongoing. Weekly and monthly local markets are available, while regional festivals also visit Falmouth.
Outside of Falmouth town, the countryside and beaches of Cornwall offer plenty of outdoor activity. Students can hike through various trails and take up surfboarding at one of the various spots located around the county.


With an excellent reputation for arts and creativity, many students head into fields like art, design, fashion, photography and film. But the university also encourages graduates to take up modern workplace roles in robotics, events management and marketing. Whilst studying, students can also use the employability service RealWORKS, which provides workshops, careers advice and application support.


The Falmouth University ranking is 103rd in The Guardian University Guide and 42nd in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Falmouth University offers degree programs in a variety of subjects such as art, media, design, performing arts, business, technology and more. Undergraduate and postgraduate levels are available in these subjects.
Falmouth University offers a variety of support services so students are looked after during their time at university. Counseling, disability assistance services, academic advising and more are available.

The acceptance rate is 26% for Falmouth University.

Several bursaries, awards and scholarships are on offer for students wanting to study at Falmouth. Undergraduate scholarships can provide merit or need-based financial support for students. Also, some awards are specifically available for international students, such as the International Talent Award or the GREAT Scholarship.

Approx. 300

No. of international students


Approx. 9,250 GBP per year





  • by Times Higher Education