The University of Bolton is a public university in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England. It has approximately 6,000 students and 700 academic and professional staff. The University of Bolton traces its origins back to 1824.
The Guardian ranks the University of Bolton in the top 50 universities in the United Kingdom and within top 5 based on students’ satisfaction with teaching.
The Times states: “The university is not research-driven, but engineering, architecture and the built environment, social work and social policy all contained some ‘world-leading’ research in the assessments”. The Times made this statement despite the fact that The Times ranking favors research driven universities.
The University of Bolton has a diverse student population. Around 13% of home students are from ethnic minority communities, with about 7% of its students being classed as international. This portion of students come from 70 countries outside the UK.