Manchester College

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Manchester College might refer to:


  • Manchester College,[1] since 1996[2] Harris Manchester College, Oxford, originally founded 1786 as Manchester Academy in Manchester, then in York, Manchester again, in London (1853-), and finally in Oxford as part of the University.
  • Unitarian College, Manchester, 1854-present day. Founded following the removal of the original "Manchester College" (above) to London as "Manchester New College" in 1853.
  • Manchester Metropolitan University, formerly Manchester Polytechnic, formed in 1977 by a merger between Manchester College of Art and Design and Manchester College of Commerce; in 1983 the City of Manchester College of Higher Education was also folded in

Smaller colleges in Manchester of similar names include

  • Manchester Ecumenical College [1]
  • Manchester International College, in Withington [2]
  • Manchester College, a small independent further and higher education college for international students in central Manchester [3]
  • Manchester Central College, in central Manchester, teaching English as a foreign language [4]

United States[edit]

There are many other cities named after Manchester outside the UK, see Manchester (disambiguation). In this context Manchester College might refer to:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Michael Sanderson,Review: Truth, Liberty, Religion; Essays Celebrating Two Hundred Years of Manchester College. by Barbara Smith The Economic History Review, New Series, Vol. 40, No. 4 (Nov., 1987), pp. 655-656, doi:10.2307/2596404
  2. ^ Appointments HARRIS MANCHESTER COLLEGE Appointment of Artist-in-Residence, Oxford University Gazette, 19 May 2005: