5 Best universities for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Edinburgh

Below is the list of best universities in Edinburgh ranked based on their research performance in Liberal Arts & Social Sciences. A graph of 1.24M citations received by 35.4K academic papers made by 5 universities in Edinburgh was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with an official site as it's constantly changing data.

  1. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Edinburgh logo
    Acceptance Rate
    51%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1583
  2. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Heriot-Watt University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1966
  3. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Edinburgh Napier University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1992
  4. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Queen Margaret University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    2007
  5. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Scotland's Rural College logo
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    2012

Universities for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences near Edinburgh

Distance, km
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University
Country rank
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City
50University of St Andrews34
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St Andrews
50University of Stirling37
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Stirling
58University of Dundee41
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Dundee
59Abertay University113
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Dundee
66University of Strathclyde40
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Glasgow
66Glasgow Caledonian University77
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Glasgow
68University of Glasgow15
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Glasgow
78University of the West of Scotland98
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Paisley
119University of Cumbria118
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Carlisle, England
147Newcastle University26
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Newcastle upon Tyne

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences subfields in Edinburgh