Bolton Town in Greater ManchesterBolton is a large town and metropolitan borough near Manchester. The town itself accounts for a little over half of the population of the borough, which is around 276,800 and takes in several adjoining towns and villages.
The University of Bolton, which was recognised as a university in 2005, has 8,825 students. It is the only significant university presence in the Bolton area, so local university students account for only around 3.2% of the borough population. The university has relatively low levels of course satisfaction among graduates, with a score of 0.3 / 5.0.