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CRANFIELD UNIVERSITY, BEDFORD, ENGLAND

Bedford, EnglandLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1946Established Year
  2751Enrollment

Cranfield University: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

Supriya Sarkar Supriya Sarkar
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Cranfield University offers only postgraduate degrees to students in the leading fields of science, technology, engineering, and management. It also specializes in Aeronautical studies, with diversified courses in manufacturing and product development.81% of the research performed at the University has been defined as world leading Research Excellence Framework 2014. According to the Centre for World University Rankings 2017, the University is among the top 1% of institutions in the world for the maximum number of alumni who succeeded to become CEO in their careers.

Cranfield has 2 urban campuses that aim at offering a safe space for students to study and practice learning, expression, discovery, and innovation. More than half of the University’s students are over the age of 30. It has been functioning since 1946 through faculties of school of aerospace, school of water, energy, manufacturing, transport systems, environment, and agro food, school of management, and Cranfield defense and security.

Cranfield University Ranking

Cranfield University ranks as follows:

  • 5th in the UK for mechanical, aeronautical and manufacturing engineering according to the QS World University Rankings2019.
  • According to The Times Higher Education 2017, the University is ranked no. 1 in the UK for research income per academic.

Highlights

University TypePublic
LocationBedford, England
Establishment Year1946
Campus SettingUrban
No. of campuses2
On campus accommodationAvailable
Mode of ProgramFull time/ part time/ online
Mode of ApplicationOnline
% of international students25%
Student-Faculty ratio7:1
Work studyAvailable

Cranfield University Campus

  • Cranfield University has been functioning since 1946, dispersing degrees to students from all over the country and all around the world.
  • The University has two campuses: one in Cranfield and the other in Shrivenham.
  • There are over four buildings in the university, with parks and other additional recreations.
  • There are approximately 4,490 students enrolled each year, taught and governed by 1800+ staff of teachers, counselors, and tertiary support.
  • Cranfield campus facilities include a sports center, with a fitness studio, an aerobics studio, sports pitches, playing fields, and tennis courts.
  • Campus also has a recreational center with a wide range of cafes, shops, restaurants, and bars available forstaff and students.

Cranfield University Residence

  • There is a wide range of accommodation available for full-time students in the form of residence halls, apartments for couples, shared houses, and houses for families.
  • Housing also includes the 186-room Cranfield Management Development Centre and the 114-room Mitchell Hall for part-time students.
  • Admitted students will receive a course offer, in which there will be a login and password, using which they can apply for accommodation from the student web portal (EVE).
  • The University tries to match housing preferences of all students but it does not guarantee so.
  • There is also an affordable off-site housing available just 1.5 miles away from the campus.

Cranfield University Courses

  • The University offers programs at postgraduate and research levels including certificates and diplomas.
  • Cranfield University's prime academic focus is on the disciplines surrounding Water, Energy, Aerospace, Transport Systems, Manufacturing, Business/Management, Defense, and Security.
  • The course curriculum teaches developed solutions to real-world problems in areas of water, sanitation, humanitarian mine, and aviation safety.
  • The programs are divided in both short and long duration degrees such as M. Sc, MBA, M. Res, M. Des, Pg Dip or Pg Cert, electable by the students during admissions.
  • Along with professional degrees, Cranfield also specializes in professional and Technical Development, Masterships, customized programs, and Open Executive programs.
  • The University’s postgraduate degree class works in partnership with the academic disciplines to deliver real-world solutions to many pressing problems concerning the environmental crisis.

Cranfield University Application Process

Cranfield University accepts applications from both domestic and international students. The University has a rolling admission policy. Application for admission can be submitted online through the University’s online portal.

How to Apply?

The following process must be followed while applying for admission to Cranfield University.

Application Portal: Online Application Portal

Application Fee: 100 GBP

Admission Requirements: The following documents must be submitted at the time of admission:

  • Official transcripts of institutes previously attended
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Essay
  • Updated Resume
  • GMAT/GRE/GPA score certificates
  • Visa + Immigration forms
  • Proof of Finances
  • Proof of English proficiency: The minimum requirements for English proficiency test scores are as follows:
ExamMinimum Requirements
IELTS6.5
TOEFL92
PTE65
Cambridge English scale180
Cambridge English advancedC

Cranfield University Cost of Attendance

  • The tuition fee for programs at Cranfield University varies. International students studying in the UK pay different fees from domestic students.
  • Payment of fees can be made via online payment or bank electronic transfer.
  • The tuition fee for international students enrolled in full-time programs are as follows:
Budget Item 2020-2021 Academic Year
PG taught programs20,000 – 31,000 GBP
Executive MBA27,000 GBP
Research programs18,870 GBP
Room and Board 7,107 GBP

Cranfield University Scholarships/Financial Aid

  • International students can access information related to funding and its advice along with a range of tools on the university's website.
  • Cranfield University offers funding and bursaries to applicants based on their credentials and applications.
  • It also provides an additional source of resources that back the partial/total funding of marginalized students.
  • The scholarship is available for students who display sound aptitude and ability while applying for the courses.
  • A summary of various scholarships offered is as follows:
Scholarship NameEligibility CriteriaAmount Awarded
Cranfield ScholarshipFull time master’s program studentsVariable (depends upon choice of program and student)
British Chevening ScholarshipsStudents from Chevening countries; Applied for admission to 3 different universities;
Received unconditional admission offers from one of the three universities by July 16;
Meet English proficiency requirements
Tuition + Flight fare + Living allowance + medical testing
Cranfield University GREAT Scholarship 2020 – IndiaIndian students are studying environmental technology, water, agro-food, manufacturing,
energy and power, transport systems, or aerospace.
 
11,000 GBP

Cranfield University Alumni Network

  • The Cranfield Alumni foundation is home to rich and diverse voices of over 60,000 graduates.
  • The alumni reflect uponthe vision and strategy of Cranfield uprising, where members are entitled to following benefits:
    • Networking opportunity through international communities and social networks
    • 25% discount on MBA tuition fee, 10% discount on DBA program and other lifelong learning opportunities.
    • Free online library service
    • Career development service
  • A few notable alumni include:
    • Malcolm McDonald - British educator
    • Sarah Willingham - British entrepreneur
    • Winnie Byanyima - Executive Director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS
    • Warren East – CEO of Rolls Royce
    • Sir Charlie Mayfield – Chairman of UK Commission for Employment and Skills

Cranfield University Placements

With establishment ties going back 50 years, Cranfield graduates enjoy the recruitment privileges of excellent industries, vehicle technology ventures, and leading startups.Cranfield University organizes 2 mega career fairs every year and more than 125 workshops and career events that help students to find a job in the UK. Over 70 companies visit campus every year to participate in recruiting graduates. Reports state that an alumnus of Cranfield can earn up to78,355 GBP. 

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Cranfield University Overview

Student Population2751
Average Cost of Attendance$25,258 / Year

Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Graduate
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$25,258

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$6,662 / Year
Post Graduate Program$25,258 / Year
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    CRANFIELD UNIVERSITY IS ONE OF THE BEST PLACE TO STUDY

    I choose Cranfield University for my Post Graduation because one of the teachers suggested me to apply for this college. The curriculum is designed so that all the learning could be immediately applied to real-life situations, which makes it easier for us to learn the topics better. I completed the free application form online.


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    Engineering software development is one of the key areas in the European information technology sector. This course is a blend of skills-based and subject-specific material that has the fundamental objective of equipping you with the generic hands-on skills and up-to-date knowledge adaptable to the wide variety of applications that this field addresses.

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    Bus Station

    Cranfield University main gate0.25 Km
    Cranfield University main gate0.27 Km
    University Way0.67 Km
    University Way0.69 Km
    Cranfield Innovation Centre1.13 Km
    Lodge Road1.39 Km
    Lodge Road1.42 Km
    Townsend Close21.08 Km
    Townsend Close21.9 Km
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    Airport

    Cranfield Airport0.8 Km

    Hospital

    UCH1.47 Km
    Hospital Telephone Services2.07 Km
    Milton Keynes Village Practice5.86 Km
    Life Line Screening6.4 Km
    B.Lal Nursing Home6.9 Km
    Free health care7.17 Km
    Blakelands Hospital7.9 Km
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    Shopping Mall

    Brooklands Square4.6 Km
    Wilko5.67 Km

    Book Store

    Mercury Books7.39 Km

    *All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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