A degree at the University of Sunderland is, quite simply, life-changing.

You’ll make friends for life. You’ll discover what you’re capable of. You’ll create unforgettable memories.

What makes us special?

  • Shortlisted for University of the Year – Times Higher Education Awards 2012
  • Best new university in the North East – Guardian University Guide 2012
  • 87% of graduates are in employment or further study within six months of graduating
  • 10 areas of 'world leading' research, according to the latest Research Excellence Framework

Students come to Sunderland for the quality of the education, but quality of life is also a big attraction. Cost of living in the North East of England is amongst the lowest in the country, and miles of beautiful coastline and countryside are within minutes from the city. 

Interested in the University of Sunderland? Here's how to find out more:

location of

University of Sunderland
Edinburgh Building
City Campus
Tyne and Wear
United Kingdom
Nearest station: 3.0 miles away

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Student Reviews of

University of Sunderland

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University of Sunderland average rating

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studied Pharmacy MPharm (Hons) at University of Sunderland and says:

That's really an excellent university experience for me! University has pro...

Overall rating: 5 5stars Read full review »

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studied Business Administration MBA at University of Sunderland and says:

Sunderland'university should think about student jobs.so the jobs part is s...

Overall rating: 2 5stars Read full review »

University of Sunderland

Whatuni member rating

The times

Rank 99th

*Source: Times Good University Guide 2015

Student stats

Source: HESA, 2013 (note: only applies to undergraduate records)
  • 89 : 11Full time: Part time
  • 59 : 41UK: International
  • 70 : 30Undergraduate : Postgraduate
  • 44 : 56School Leavers : Mature students
  • 12,255Total undergraduate students

Graduate prospects

Source: DLHE, 2014 (note: only applies to first year full time students)
  • 87% % in job or further study

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