University of Glasgow

country rank  8
world rank  121

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University Overview

Established in 1451, University of Glasgow 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, University of Glasgow is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Glasgow offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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 568 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1451
Motto Via, Veritas, Vita
The Way, the Truth and the Life (John 14:6)
Colours Black and yellow

University Location

Address University Avenue
Glasgow (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
G12 8QQ Scotland
United Kingdom
T +44 (141) 330 2000
F +44 (141) 330 4505

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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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)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 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 Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office IPS, No 1, The Square
Glasgow
+44 (141) 330 8153
(141) 330 2999

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 3,000-3,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Glasgow's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Privy Council


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Russell Group
  • Universitas 21 (U21)
  • Universities UK

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019