Edge Hill University

    Edge Hill University
    Established on: 1885

    Edge Hill University is a public university with a campus in Ormskirk, Lancashire, England. Edge Hill Institution was founded in 1885 as England's first non-denominational teacher-training college for women before admitting its first male students in 1959. The Privy Council gave Edge Hill Taught Degree Awarding Powers in 2005, and it became Edge Hill University on May 18, 2006.

    The University comprises three faculties that educate at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels: Arts and Sciences, Education, and Health and Social Care.

    Edge Hill University has been awarded Gold, the highest grade in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), for regularly delivering "excellent teaching, learning, and results for its students."

    A Global Teaching Excellence Spotlight Award was also given to 'the level of support and engagement infrastructure for students.'


    Edge Hill College opened in Liverpool in 1885 as the first non-denominational teacher-training college for women.

    From its origins as a specialist institution with 41 female trainee teachers, Edge Hill now has almost 10,000 full-time students, another 3,000 part-time students in a wide range of undergraduate programs, and nearly 5,000 full- and part-time postgraduate students.


    Our mission is to investigate the impact that knowledge may have on inspiring minds and crafting a better future for our alums and others.

    In an intellectually engaging, ideas-focused, and inclusive atmosphere, the set aims to give education of the greatest caliber, informed by research of worldwide stature.

    University will guarantee that education has a bigger reach and a transformational effect, altering lives and opening the door to higher opportunities for all.


    • Provide an outstanding student experience underpinned by high-quality learning and teaching, listen to the ‘student voice,’ and further develop our strong sense of community.
    • Harness our staff's creativity, knowledge, and commitment to promote our values and enhance our activities.
    • Continue to build our research capacity and further develop our research in cognate fields which have a demonstrable impact on discipline and society.
    • Further strengthen our links to employers and the region and enhance student employability and self-employment.
    • Selectively establish additional national and international partnerships to enrich university life, deepen understanding, and benefit the region, the UK economy, and society.
    • Continue our measured investment in the campus and facilities to enhance further what is already an excellent environment for learning and living.

    University Ranking

    Edge Hill University is one of the UK's finest public institutions. The Times Higher Education Ranking for 2022 is placed 801.

    University highlights

    University Type


    Established Year


    No of Students


    Number of Courses


    Tuition Fees for International Students Yearly



    September, January, and May.

    Main intakes

    The main intakes are in September, January, and May.


    International foundation scholarship

    Value: 3000£

    Undergraduate development scholarship


    Postgraduate excellence scholarship


    Postgraduate excellence scholarship (returning EHU students)


    GREAT Scholarship


    Ph.D. scholarship


    Ph.D. scholarship (returning EHU students)


    International achievement scholarship (current students only)


    Application Process/ documents needed for admission

    Academic Documents (For Bachelor)

    • SLC Mark sheet
    • School Leaving Certificate
    • SLC Character Certificate
    • Transcript of 12th grade
    • Individual Mark sheet of 12th grade
    • Character Certificate of 12th grade
    • Provisional Certificate of 12th grade
    • Migration Certificate of 12th grade

    Academic Documents (For Masters)

    • Transcript of Bachelor's Degree and 12th grade
    • Individual Mark sheets of Bachelor's Degree and 12th grade
    • Character Certificate of Bachelor's Degree and 12th grade
    • Provisional Certificate of Bachelor’s Degree and 12th grade
    • Migration Certificate of Bachelor’s Degree and 12th grade
    1. IELTS/TOEFL/PTE scores
    2. Passport
    3. Experience letter
    4. Statement of Purpose
    5. Application Fees
    6. Proof of Scholarships - If any
    7. Marriage Certificate (if applicable)
    8. College Recommendation (if a current student)

    Language Requirement


    Minimum Score requirement

    TOFEL Requirements


    IELTS Requirements





    Q. Can I work as a student in the UK?

    Yes, international students in the United Kingdom can work part-time (20 hours per week, seven days a week) throughout the academic year.

    Q. Does Edge Hill University offer financial aid to International Students?

    Yes, Edge Hill University offers scholarships to international students. You can find details about scholarships in our scholarship section.

    Q. What are the different intakes at Edge Hill University?

    Generally, September, January, and May are the time when intakes occur.

    Q. Do I have to pay any tuition expenses before applying for a visa? If so, how much do I have to pay?

    Before issuing a visa, most institutions need payment. The size of the deposit varies by school; for example, some colleges may want a 50% deposit of the first-year tuition cost, others one-third, and others GBP 1000/2000.

    Q. How much will it cost to live in the United Kingdom?

    The cost of living in the UK will vary depending on where you choose to study. These will cover necessities such as shelter, food, and transportation. You should also budget for adequate money to spend on the vibrant university and college social scene, and any trip plans you may have.

    To qualify for a student visa, the UKVI estimates that you will require GBP 1020 per month if you reside in London and GBP 820 per month if you live elsewhere. This amount does not include course costs.



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