Established in 1876, the University of Bristol is an open research university that has been funded huge amounts by the Wills and Fry families as financial support. Initially, there were two professors and five lecturers offering courses in 15 subjects and the university began its classes with only 99 students. Also, the University of Bristol is known to be the first university in the UK to accept female students. In 1893, the university got associated with the Bristol Medical School and in 1909, it collaborated with the Merchant Venturers Technical College. This association led to the opening of the well-known degree programs in the field of Engineering and Health Sciences.

The campus comprises of the famous Avon Gorge as its residential halls which were owned by George Oatley. After the UGC provided funds to the university, some new buildings were constructed within the premises. The new buildings were designed and built by Ralph Brentnall. The music department is built in British-style architecture. The campus is known to be close to restaurants, cafes, departmental stores, and many shops that provide students with all the necessities required. Students spend a good time here in Bristol city of the United Kingdom. It is a lively city and is famous for its art, culture, and nightlife.

The university offers an undergraduate degree program as well as a postgraduate degree program. It consists of a number of subjects that are categorized into six faculties, namely the Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Science, and the Faculty of Law. According to a report, generated in 2019, there are 20,311 undergraduate students and 7,202 postgraduate and research students in the university. Bristol University has the 8th highest admission qualification for undergraduate students. In addition, Bristol is among the four universities in the UK, which has been ranked best in all the six departments.

The University of Bristol has a remarkable list of alumni that includes Jonathan Evans (Former Head of MI5), Paul Dirac (Nobel Prize winner in Physics), Simon Pegg (Actor and writer), David Williams (Comedian), Alastair Stewart (TV Journalist), Misha Glenny (Journalist and author of McMafia), Derren Brown (Illusionist), Will Hutton (Economist and author), and Mike Bennett (Digital Media Entrepreneur).

University at a glance

Endowments ValuePound 70 million
No.of Campuses2
Yearly Hostel & Meals ExpenseINR 5.6 Lakh
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CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
MIM(17 Courses)1 YearINR 20.9L – 31.5L
BSc(10 Courses)3 – 4 YearsINR 20.6L – 24.3L
MS(21 Courses)12 MonthsINR 21.1L – 26L
BBA(11 Courses)3 – 4 YearsINR 20.4L – 25.1L
BE/Btech(12 Courses)3 – 5 YearsINR 25.1L
Other Courses(9 Courses)1 – 5 YearsINR 18.6L – 24.3L

Entry Criteria

MIM(17 Courses)IELTS: 6.5-7PTE: 66-67
BSc(10 Courses)IELTS: 6.5-7PTE: 60-67
MS(21 Courses)IELTS: 6.5 & AbovePTE: 60-67
BBA(11 Courses)IELTS: 6.5 & AbovePTE: 66 & Above
BE/Btech(12 Courses)IELTS: 6.5 & AbovePTE: 67 & Above
Other Courses(9 Courses)IELTS: 6.5-7PTE: 62-67

On campus accommodation



  • University offer number of accomodation options as per Budget, reqirement and location of students
  • It also has provision for families and couples
  • In campus Hostel offer an opportunity to join a community where student will study, socialise and meet new friends

Off campus accommodation


Details for off-campus

  • The average rent is 650 to 750 pounds/month
  • The residence type includes studio apartments, 3 bedroom apartments, 4 bedroom apartments and shared apartments
  • The apartments are supplied with all space saving furniture with plenty of built-in storage including large draws under the bed, bookcases and desks
  • There are modern kitchen appliances and a large flat screen TV available in all the apartments

Know more about Studying in UK

Studying UK Details
Average 1st Year Tuition CostMIM INR 19 L|MS INR 18.4 L|BE/Btech INR 18.1 L|BBA INR 16.1 L|BSc INR 17.6 L|MA INR 15.7 L|MBA INR 20 L|BHM INR 13.5 L|MArch INR 15.7 L|MEM INR 17.8 L|MPharm INR 18.4 L|MBBS INR 32.8 L
Average Hostel & Meals ExpenseINR 5.9 L (based on 139 colleges listed on
Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 88|IELTS: 6.5|PTE: 59|GMAT: 590
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Post Study Work PermitPermittedUK government announced the comeback of the two-year post-study work visa for international students who wi…Read More
Cost of Visa ApplicationPound 348 = INR 35,294.2
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