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UK Towns with Universities
Town Universities Status
1 Aberdeen Aberdeen (1495) Robert Gordon (1992) City
2 Aberystwyth Aberystwyth (2007) Town
3 Bangor Bangor (2007) City
4 Bath Bath (1966) Bath Spa (2005) City
5 Belfast Queen's (1908) City
6 Birmingham Birmingham (1900) Aston (1966) Birmingham City University (1992) Newman (2012) University College Birmingham (2012) City
7 Bolton Bolton (2004) Town
8 Bournemouth Bournemouth (1992) Arts University (2012) Town
9 Bradford Bradford (1966) City
10 Brighton and Hove Sussex (1961) Brighton (1992) City
11 Bristol Bristol (1909) West of England (1992) City
12 Buckingham Buckingham (1983) Town
13 Cambridge Cambridge (1231) City
14 Canterbury Kent (1964) Canterbury Christ Church (2005) City
15 Cardiff University of Wales (1893) Cardiff (2004) Cardiff Metropolitan (2011) City
16 Carlisle Cumbria (2007) City
17 Carmarthen University of Wales Trinity Saint David (2010) Joined in 2013 by Swansea Metropolitan Univeristy Town
18 Chelmsford Anglia Ruskin (1992) Town
19 Cheltenham Gloucestershire (2001) Town
20 Chester Chester (2005) City
21 Chichester Chichester (2005) City
22 Cirencester Royal Agricultural College (2012) Town
23 Colchester Essex (1964) Town
24 Coleraine Ulster (1984) Town
25 Coventry Warwick (1965) Coventry (1992) City
26 Cranfield Cranfield (1969) Town
27 Derby Derby (1992) City
28 Dundee Dundee (1967) Abertay Dundee (1994) City
29 Durham Durham (1837) City
30 Edinburgh Edinburgh (1582) Heriott-Watt (1966) Edinburgh Napier (1992) Queen Margaret (2007) City
31 Exeter Exeter (1955) City
32 Falmouth Falmouth (2012) Town
33 Farnham University for the Creative Arts (2008) Town
34 Glasgow Glasgow (1451) Strathclyde (1964) Glasgow Caledonian (1993) City
35 Guildford Surrey (1966) Town
36 Hatfield Hertfordshire (1992) Town
37 High Wycombe Buckinghamshire New University (2007) Town
38 Huddersfield Huddersfield (1992) Town
39 Hull Hull (1954) City
40 Inverness Highlands and Islands (2011) City
41 Ipswich Suffolk (2016) Town
42 Keele Keele (1961) Town
43 Lampeter University of Wales Trinity Saint David (2010) Joined in 2013 by Swansea Metropolitan Univeristy Town
44 Lancaster Lancaster (1964) City
45 Leeds Leeds (1904) Leeds Beckett (1992) Leeds Trinity (2012) City
46 Leicester Leicester (1957) De Montfort (1992) City
47 Lincoln Lincoln (1996) Bishop Grosseteste (2012) City
48 Liverpool Liverpool (1903) Liverpool John Moores (1992) Liverpool Hope (2005) City
49 London London (1836) City (1966) Brunel (1966) East London (1992) Greenwich (1992) Kingston (1992) London South Bank (1992) Middlesex (1992) West London (1992) London Metropolitan (2002) University of the Arts (2004) Roehampton (2004) Imperial College (2007) St. Mary's (2014) City
50 Loughborough Loughborough (1966) Town
51 Luton Bedfordshire (2006) Town
52 Manchester Manchester Metropolitan (1992) Manchester (2004) City
53 Middlesbrough Teesside (1992) Town
54 Milton Keynes Open (1969) Town
55 Newcastle Newcastle (1963) Northumbria at Newcastle (1992) City
56 Newport (Shropshire) Harper Adams (2012) Town
57 Northampton Northampton (2005) Town
58 Norwich East Anglia (1963) Norwich University of the Arts (2012) City
59 Nottingham Nottingham (1948) Nottingham Trent (1992) City
60 Ormskirk Edge Hill (2006) Town
61 Oxford Oxford (1248) Oxford Brookes (1992) City
62 Paisley West of Scotland (2007) Town
63 Plymouth Plymouth (1992) University of St. Mark and St. John (2012) City
64 Pontypridd South Wales (2013) Town
65 Portsmouth Portsmouth (1992) City
66 Preston Central Lancashire (1992) City
67 Reading Reading (1926) Town
68 Salford Salford (1967) City
69 Sheffield Sheffield (1905) Sheffield Hallam (1992) City
70 Southampton Southampton (1952) Southampton Solent (2005) City
71 St. Andrews St. Andrews (1413) Town
72 Stirling Stirling (1967) City
73 Stoke Staffordshire (1992) City
74 Sunderland Sunderland (1992) City
75 Swansea Swansea (2007) University of Wales Trinity Saint David (2010) City
76 Warwick Warwick (1965) Town
77 Westminster Royal College of Art (1967) Westminster (1992) University of the Arts, London (2004) City
78 Winchester Winchester (2005) City
79 Wolverhampton Wolverhampton (1992) City
80 Worcester Worcester (2005) City
81 Wrexham Wrexham (2008) Town
82 York York (1963) York St. John (2006) City