University Location:

Coventry, West Midlands, UK

University Type:

Public University

Year Established:


Basic Overview:

Coventry University provides world-class education and concentrates on applied research. The courses at the university are efficiently designed to benefit the students. The college was started back in 1843 with the Coventry College of Design but later it united with the Lanchester College of Technology and Rugby College of Engineering Technology in 1970, to form a Lanchester Polytechnic. In 1987 the name changed to Coventry Polytechnic and in 1992 the University was set up under UK Government legislation. The university has also won the TEF gold for excellent teaching and learning in the country in 2017.

According to the Guardian University Guide, 2020, the university has been ranked at 15th position in the UK. Apart from these accolades, the university has also received other awards for excellence in performance. The university campus is located in the middle of the city of Coventry, which is a safe and thriving locality.

Coventry was ranked as the 47th best student city in the world and in the first 5 best student cities in the UK, by QS Best Student Cities in 2019. There are many ongoing projects to further develop the campus to provide better infrastructure for the students. The buildings are different for each faculty and each of them has a unique and modern architecture.

University at a glance

% International Students:


Size of Campus in acres:


Male/Female Ratio:

1 : 1.24

UG/PG Course Ratio:

1 : 0.73

Endowments Value:

Pound 56 Million

No. of Campuses:


Yearly Hostel & Meals Expense:

INR 4.5 Lakh

International Students Website:

World University Ranking – QS 2021

#501 – 550

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