I submitted a direct application during Clearing, how long till I hear back?

We really appreciate that you have taken the time to apply to the University of Bolton for a place via Clearing. We will get back to you as soon as possible and usually within 24 hours to confirm your place. If you have received an email thanking you for your application please be patient and wait until we contact you asking for further information or when a decision has been made. If you have not heard from us since applying you can contact us on 0808 281 1111 or email to see where your application is up to. 

You can visit one of our Clearing Study Advice Sessions in order to get more information about the University and to give yourself the opportunity to learn more about the courses. Please visit our Open Days page to book a Clearing Study Advice Session.

You can also chat with our staff directly via our direct messaging service.

Alternatively, chat with our current students who will be able to share this information with you and any other course-related queries.

Or book onto one of our Clearing Study Advice Sessions to find out more and speak with the team.

 The University of Bolton is proud to deliver #UniAsItShouldBe; a supportive learning environment, where we put you, and your needs, first!

We're delighted to be No. 1 in the North West for Teaching Quality (The Times and Sunday Times, Good University Guide 2022), and for the past 5 years we have been ranked No.1 for Student Satisfaction (Complete University Guide - Student Satisfaction - North West - 2023, 2022, 2021, 20202, 2019).