University Guide

University of Hull

The University of Hull was founded in 1927, making it England’s fourteenth oldest university, and is located in the East Riding of Yorkshire. The university campus is also home to the Hull York Medical School, a joint initiative with the University of York. There are currently over 16,000 students at the university.

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The overview

The main things you need to know about studying at the University of Hull.

  • Rankings

    Having climbed 17 places since last year, the University of Hull is now ranked at 60th in the Good University Guide table. It is now in the top five universities in the Northern ranking. 

  • Employability

    The University of Hull offers employability awards to assist in students’ personal and professional growth. The award can be added to a student’s CV to help them stand out from the crowd.

  • Fees

    Undergraduate tuition fees are £9,250 per year for UK and EU students. For international students, the cost ranges from £14,500 per year for arts programmes and £17,200 for science programmes.

  • Bursaries

    The University of Hull offers a range of student scholarships and bursaries depending on the individual’s circumstances. Find out whether students must apply separately for certain bursaries or whether they are automatically considered upon application.


All of the University’s accommodation options are situated on campus to make getting to lectures or the Student’s Union quick and easy. Each property in complete with social spaces so students can form a tight-knit community. AFS has also recommended some private accommodation options here.

Students' Union

The University of Hull’s Student’s Union strives to build a strong support network to every individual whilst they are at the university. It provides students with opportunities to socialise at events such as Welcome Fest or weekly karaoke and quiz nights. With over 150 student led sports and societies, it is easy to find like-minded people.

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Famous for

The University is well respected for its particular research expertise in social justice, environmental technologies and maritime history. After developing liquid-crystal technology, the University received the Queen’s Award for Technological Achievement.


The University of Hull is currently supporting an innovative national campaign to attract health and care workers to the region.

Accommodation for Students says

“Hull is a secret gem in East Yorkshire with a unique atmosphere. There is plenty of stuff to do and most of is cheap as chip spice. After all, it’s ‘Never Dull in Hull’.”

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