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University of Bristol Admission 2024

Bristol, UK

University of Bristol
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University Ranking

The University of Bristol's rankings are the following:

  • #76th in World University Rankings 2023 (THE Time’s Higher Education)
  • #=61 in QS World Universities by the QS Top Universities
  •  #93 in best Global Universities according to US NEWS
  • #10 in Best Global Universities in the UK (US NEWS)
  • #33 in Bet Global Universities in Europe (US NEWS)

University of Bristol Acceptance rate

Admission at the University of Bristol is often competitive but not overly challenging. For admission to the university, a strong GPA, relevant work experience, and letters of recommendation are sufficient. With a 67.3% acceptance rate, the University of Bristol is somewhat selective in its admissions selection.

Admission Eligibility Criteria

  • The University of Bristol welcomes applications from students pursuing the European Baccalaureate curriculum. Most of our undergraduate courses demand average scores of 77% or more, and some even demand 88%.
  • A Minimum Highschool Degree is required to be eligible for General UG Studies. Whereas, a Bachelor’s Degree is a must for PG aspirants. 
  • Average test scores are to be met along with English Proficiency test scores (for international students)

Documents Required

  • English language proficiency, 
  • Transcripts of all previous academic degrees.
  • Filled up Online Application via the admissions portal of the University. 
  • Application fee receipt 
  • CV/ Resume
  • LORs if required for PG programs
  • Passport photocopy along with Visa status
  • Essay (Autobiographical)

Test Required/ Average score

  • TOEFL: 90 or higher
  • IELTS: Bands of 6 or above
  • PTE Academic: 67+
  • Cambridge CAE Advanced: 168+
  • GPA: 3.0 or higher
  • ACT: 24 or higher.

Popular Courses at University of Bristol

  • Business & Management Studies.
  • Chemistry.
  • Anthropology.
  • Biomedical Sciences.
  • Economics.
  • Civil Engineering.
  • Classics.
  • Dentistry.

How the University Evaluates Applicants

Graduate school admissions are assessed based on academic history, different job experiences, reference letters, a written statement or statement of purpose, and a writing sample (Essay). Several programmes may need work experience primarily for PG programs. Additionally, English proficiency test results are required in addition to the general test results that must be met as noted below.

Tips for Applying to the University

  • It is recommended that international students submit their applications at least a few months before the deadline.
  • It is possible to use registered agents to lessen the admissions problems.
  • The simplest application process for individuals from outside the United States is online, which is available on the university's official website.
  • Applications that are finished but don't ask for a waiver or pay the cost can't be submitted. Applicants must pay £60 online with a credit card or debit card (non-refundable) at the time

Application Deadline

25 January 2023 is the official deadline. Deadline for ensuring consideration of all applications (except those with an October 15 deadline.) After this period, they may still accept applications for specific courses. Please refer to the Official website to get the specific deadline dates for programs.



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