Ulster University

United Kingdom

About the University

With over 27,000 students, Ulster University is a diverse and dynamic learning environment for all. Split across four campuses, students contribute to the economic, social and cultural development of their local communities.  

It also has one of the highest further study and employment rates in the UK, with over 92% of graduates being in work or study six months after graduation. Its course offering is the largest in Northern Ireland, encompassing the arts, business, engineering, computing, the sciences, management and social science. The university also strongly encourages vocational elements to courses to enable employment skills.

What is the acceptance rate for Ulster University?
The Ulster University acceptance rate is 81%.



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Campus Life

Accommodation at Ulster University is split into three main campuses. Jordanstown Student Accommodation is the university's biggest campus in an idyllic setting only seven miles from Belfast city centre. Here, sport plays a big part of life and it is home to the Sports Institute of Northern Ireland, where many leading athletes train.

The Coleraine campus is located overlooking the River Bann, only three miles from the seaside towns of Portrush and Portstewart. Accommodation on this campus places the outdoors right on your doorstep, with beautiful beaches and the Giants Causeway only a short commute away.

Magee campus allows students to explore one of Europe's most vibrant cities, with state-of-the-art facilities right on your doorstep.

The university has a range of impressive facilities for students including learning hubs and sports centres at each of its campuses.

Student life

Each campus offers something different for students, encompassing city life and the opportunity to explore Northern Ireland's stunning countryside and beaches. Students also have access to a range of clubs and societies to compliment their studies and wider interests. All campuses have exemplarily sports facilities, libraries and study centres, as well as state-of-the-art specialist teaching rooms and laboratories. 


Brian Irvine (composer), Mary Fitzpatrick (photographer), Gerald Dawe (poet), Michelle Gildernew (politician), Gerry McKenna (biomedical scientist)

24530 Students
24530 Students

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