Consistently ranked one of the top modern universities in the U.K., Plymouth University has a strong record of excellence, enterprise and innovation across its teaching and research activities. The university has an excellent reputation for its teaching quality, having performed very well in all teaching reviews carried out by external bodies since 1996. The total Plymouth University enrollment is 23,000, including 1,500 international students from 100 different countries.
Main CampusPlymouth, England, United Kingdom Campus Website20,000+ on Campus250,000+ residents in PlymouthLanguage(s) spoken on campus: English
The city of Plymouth is on the coast, near the many small fishing villages of Cornwall. Plymouth is the major city of the southwest and offers cultural attractions such as museums and professional theater. It is a three-hour rail trip from London and also offers a ferry link to mainland Europe. A natural harbor, Plymouth was the port from which the Pilgrims sailed in 1620. Some of the oldest remnants of civilization still exist in the Southwest, including standing stone circles of which Stonehenge is the best known. Area sporting facilities include sailing, windsurfing and horseback riding in Dartmoor National Park.