How your University delivers value for money
By attending Edge Hill University, we recognise that our students are making a big investment in their future, both in time and money.
We believe that we deliver exceptional value for money to our students.
All of our spending is on your University. The vast majority of the money we get in is spent on teaching, research, investing in the student experience, facilities for learning, living and socialising, with just a small percentage going on running costs.
Here’s a breakdown of how we spent your £9,250 student fee, figures are for 2021/22:
|The academic departments that deliver your teaching and learning experience||£5,622|
|Academic services such as the library that support your learning||£974|
|Campus and buildings||£1,173|
|Facilities for study and leisure such as arts and sports||£854|
|Central administration that keeps the University running||£553|
|Student bursaries and scholarships||£75|
Where our money comes from?
The money the University gets in to use comes from a range of sources, including tuition fees, grants and money from things like accommodation and catering. Since tuition fees were introduced by the Government and other funding decreased, they have become the largest part of the University’s income.
The chart below shows the sources of our income for the last academic year and the ways in which we spent this money.
|Source of income||Millions|
|Funding body grant||£6.983|
|Research grants and contracts||£1.666|
|Residence and catering income||£11.958|
Here’s our total expenditure for 2021/22 and a breakdown of what it was spent on.
|Area of expenditure||Millions|
|Central administration and services||£7.113|
|Bursaries and scholarships||£1.043|
|Student services, support and facilities||£10.996|
|Residence and catering operations||£6.579|
|Research grants and contracts||£529|
|Pension cost adjustment||£8.681|
Leaving a deficit of £3.686m which was funded from reserves previously accumulated.
Where can I find out more?
If you want to know more, you can read our latest financial reports.