University College Birmingham Acceptance Rate 2025/2026

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University College Birmingham Acceptance Rate 2025/2026

University College Birmingham Admission Acceptance Rate 2025/2026

Applications are currently open for the 2025/2026 academic year at the University College Birmingham for applicants to apply for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. With an acceptance rate of  85 percent, the university offers space for freshmen applicants, transfer and transient applicants and international applicants provided applicants meet the admission requirements.

The University College of Birmingham offers a wider range of courses and programs. A wide range of our undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses, as well as some higher level apprenticeships, are accredited and awarded by the University of Warwick, a prestigious Russell Group university ranked 8th in the UK by The Guardian 2023 league table.

The university to suit you for Degrees accredited by the University of Warwick, industry-led college courses, and innovative apprenticeships that offer you the chance to earn while you learn. An expanding campus with outstanding facilities to develop your industry skills, unrivaled placement opportunities, and award-winning teaching staff.

Read: Birmingham City University Undergraduate Application 2025/2026

University College Birmingham Application Date 2025/2026

The following is the application deadline for the various semesters  for the 2025/2026 academic year at the University College of Birmingham:

  • Autumn Term: September – December 2024
    (Half Term October 2024)
  • Spring Term:  January – March 2025
    (Half Term February  2025)
  • Summer Term:  April – July 2024
    (Half Term May – June 2024)

University College Birmingham Admission Requirements

To apply for all undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, you will need to sit an approved test in English if it is not your first language. This might include achieving an IELTS (Academic or UKVI) of 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band, depending on your course requirements.

  • In addition, we accept the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 72 with minimum band scores of Reading 18, Writing 17, Listening 17, and Speaking 20 for Undergraduate (BA, BSc) and most postgraduate degrees.
  • If you are applying for the International Foundation Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism, you will need a UKVI IELTS of 5.0 with no less than 4.5 in any band.
  • IELTS can be taken from the British Council. Please note that the date of your IELTS award must be within two years of your degree/master’s degree start date.

UCB also accepts the following online tests for entry into degree-level courses:

  • TOEFL (iBT) Home – minimum scores as above
  • Language Cert – a minimum of ‘pass’ at B2 level
  • IELTS Indicator – minimum scores as above

You can find information about acceptable English language tests and requirements for your country here.

University College Birmingham Admission Acceptance Rate 2025/2026

The acceptance rate for the University College Birmingham for the 2025/2026 academic year is 85%.

University College Birmingham Application Process 2025/2026

There are several ways to apply for any of the undergraduate courses at University College Birmingham. UCB offers full-time, part-time, and online courses, for which there are different application processes. If you are currently studying a Level 3 college course at University College Birmingham and would like to progress onto one of our university courses, please visit our Move Up to Uni page to apply.

Applying For A UCB Undergraduate Course Through UCAS:

For September entry, the official UCAS deadline for UK and EU applicants to be guaranteed equal consideration is January. UCAS can consider applications from non-UK/EU applicants up to August.

The application fee for UCAS applications in 2025 will be £28.50 for up to five choices.

University College Birmingham does not close the application system after January. All applications received after this date will be considered and responded to.

If you would like to apply for more than one university then you must apply through UCAS. This service is available to Home, EU, and Overseas applicants. In addition, University College Birmingham offers support workshops for applicants applying for Higher Education who are not familiar with the UCAS process.

If you would like to make an appointment, please email to arrange a booking slot. If you have any questions regarding your UCAS application, please contact the admissions team:

  • 0121 604 1040

Apply Direct University College Birmingham:

UCB Direct allows prospective students who are interested in applying for September 2024 to apply directly (free of charge) without having to complete lengthy and sometimes complex application forms.

To apply directly to University College Birmingham, you must satisfy the following criteria:

  • You only wish to apply to University College Birmingham (if you would like to apply to more than one institution, you must apply via UCAS)
  • You must not have previously applied via UCAS this year (we will complete this on your behalf)

If you are a current University College Birmingham college student, you can apply directly here.


  • 0121 604 1000

Contact Points

  • UK and EU Applicants Tel: 0121 604 1040
  • International Applicants Tel: 0121 232 4458
  • International Applicants:
  • Undergraduate Full Time:
  • Postgraduate:
  • Erasmus:

Whether you are looking to work in the food profession, hospitality, and events, tourism, childcare, high-level makeup, or sport, UCB can equip students with the skills to succeed. The majority of the courses are accredited by the University of Warwick and the foundation degrees, full BAs, and BScs are highly valued by the industry.

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