Glasgow Caledonian University

country rank  94
world rank  1426

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University Overview

Founded in 1993, Glasgow Caledonian University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Glasgow (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Scotland. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 25 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym GCU
Founded 1993 Origins date back to 1875
Motto For the common weal

University Location

Address Britannia Building, Cowcaddens Road
Glasgow (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
G4 0BA Scotland
United Kingdom
T +44 (141) 331 3000
F +44 (141) 331 8676

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Cowcaddens Road
Glasgow G4 0BA
+44 (141) 331 8630

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 700-799
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Glasgow Caledonian University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Privy Council

Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • European University Association (EUA)
  • University Alliance
  • Universities Scotland
  • Universities UK

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018