The University's finances

A breakdown of the University of Birmingham's total income and expenditure: 

Total income: £681m

  • 1% Investments (£10m)
  • 1% Donations (£7m)
  • 6% Government grants (£43m)
  • 18% Other operating income (£122m)
  • 26% Research (£174m)
  • 48% Tuition fees (£325m)

Total expenditure: £608m

  • 4% Other (£27m)
  • 5% Residences (£31m)
  • 6% Administration (£38m)
  • 6% Running the campus (£35m)
  • 15% Libraries, staff and student support (£91m)
  • 16% Research grants (£99m)
  • 40% Academic Schools and Colleges (£244m)