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Open University

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

GBR

iSC Global Rank:

601

School:

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About

The Open University is the United Kingdom's most prominent online distance-learning provider. It offers full-time, part-time, and flexible courses delivered to students worldwide via the internet. It offers around 1000 free online courses across eight distinct subjects.  Open University offers over 300 undergraduate degree programs taught by leading academics from universities worldwide. It has taught more than 2 million students worldwide and its headquarters are situated at Walton Hall in Milton Keynes, London. 

The main aim of O.U. is to provide higher education to all, irrespective of their background or situations. Equality and diversity are the basic ethics on which the Open University stands firm. The university offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and specific diplomas, certificates, and short courses across 7 faculties - The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, The Open University Business School,  Open University Law School, Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics, Faculty of Well-being, Education & Language Studies, Institute of Educational Technology and the Knowledge Media Institute. 

The Open University’s research department is rated as ‘world-leading’ and ‘internationally excellent. The key areas for research include - Citizenship and Governance, Health and Well-being, International Development and Space Exploration. Along with tremendous academic excellence and the number of courses offered, the university has something for everyone! Most students pursuing higher education at Open University tend to work simultaneously, which leverages their skills to learn and apply the concepts practically. Thus, qualification from the Open University is attractive to employers worldwide.

Ranking & Accolades

601   -  700

iSC Global

Regional

42 - 49

iSC Regional

U.S. News

718

U.S. News

QS

-

QS

Times

601 - 800

Times

    1. The Open University lies in the range of "#601-800" in "World University Rankings 2022" by "Times Higher Education."
    2. O.U. ranks "#101-150" in "Young University Rankings" by "Times Higher Education."
    3. The Open University is ranked "#718" in "Best Global Universities" by "U.S. News & World Report."

Admission

Here's what The Open University looks for in a student during the selection process. Learn about The Open University's admission criteria, rate, and requirements below.

Acceptance Rate-

Undergraduate

Application Fee

-

Minimum GPA

2.5

SAT Range

-

ACT Range

-

IELTS Range

6.5

TOEFL Range

82 (iBT)

PTE Range

-

Graduate

Application Fee

-

Minimum GPA

2.5

GRE Range

-

GMAT Range

-

IELTS Range

6.5

TOEFL Range

82 (iBT)

PTE Range

-

Courses

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Saudi Arabian Ministry of Education :

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Adult Health and Social Care - T23

Bachelors

Degree

4 years

Tenure

-

Tuition Fee

Adult Nursing - Q73

Bachelors

Degree

4 years

Tenure

-

Tuition Fee

Art History

Masters

Degree

2 years

Tenure

-

Tuition Fee

Arts and Humanities

Bachelors

Degree

4 years

Tenure

-

Tuition Fee

Fees

Cost is an important aspect of choosing your dream college. Given below are Open University’s tuition fees, living expenses and financial aid opportunities. 

Note: All the costs mentioned below are average costs annually

Undergraduate

Tuition Fee

4,969 USD

Cost of Attendance

5,816 USD

Scholarships

-

Accomodation

847 USD

Graduate

Tuition Fee

4,969 USD

Cost of Attendance

5,816 USD

Scholarships

-

Accomodation

847 USD

Highlights

Find miscellaneous information about students, campus and faculty of Open University below.

Total Students

-

International Students

-

Student Gender Distribution

Male

Male

39%

Female

Female

61%

Student Faculty Ratio

Students

34

:

Faculty

1

Graduation Rate

-

Avg. Earning after Graduation (annually)

42,557 USD

Accomodation for Undergrad

Available (On-Campus)

Accomodation for Grad

Available (On-Campus)

Saudi Arabian Ministry of Education

Not Approved

Additional Info

One of Open University’s scientists played a major role in an iconic space mission, Rosetta,  which was the first space probe to ever land on a comet. 

Application Process

Online

International Email

-

International Phone

+ -

Website

https://www.open.ac.uk/

Location

Frequently Asked Questions

Most asked questions related to the university

Are there any free courses offered by Open University?

The Open University offers around 1000 free courses across eight distinct subjects, and all the OpenLearn courses are free for the students.

Is there financial aid available for Open University?

Financial Aid is not provided by Open University. However, students may apply for a student loan through a financial institution.

Can you get a job with an O.U. degree?

The degrees provided by Open University are legit. Doing a full-time job and your studies might increase your chances of getting a dream job.

What GPA is required for the Open University?

Open University grants admission to many students, and thus the GPA required to be a part of the university is around 2.5.

Can you complete your degree at Open University in 2 years?

Full-time O.U. students can preferably complete their degree in 2 years, and you can only earn a maximum of 120 credits in a year.