Aberystwyth University Rankings

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In the World#535 of 14178
In Europe#190 of 2794
In the United Kingdom#41 of 163
In Wales#2 of 10
In Aberystwyth#1 of 1
In Geology#226 of 5,175

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
94%
Enrollment
7,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
aber.ac.uk
Languages
English;Welsh

Publications & Citations

Publications
18,405
Citations
635,819

Aberystwyth University majors

by publication count

Biology
5,343
Chemistry
1,740
Geology
1,564
Computer science
1,171
Sociology
898
Mathematics
746
Political science
717
Materials science
702
Physics
689
Environmental science
660
History
493
Geography
492
Medicine
489
Economics
420
Psychology
354
Art
352
Business
344
Engineering
320
Philosophy
217

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Geology13773,211
History1772,278
Sociology22630,910
Environmental science28431,055
Political science2938,710
Geography35511,118
Biology373235,028
Art405497
Economics41718,403
Philosophy475580
Business55910,718
Computer science62832,459
Mathematics64620,053
Chemistry64866,301
Materials science74828,816
Physics83313,531
Engineering10235,408
Psychology108510,020
Medicine124014,023

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19902013807
19912123792
19921783729
19932134014
19942304363
19952534571
19962514609
19973145400
19983165365
19993426361
20003677444
20013308264
20023189342
200332310889
200433811725
200535113485
200642715716
200745617944
200851919959
200953821977
201058424738
201156026518
201264529672
201369832951
201468733974
201567236254
201659536182
201763038242
201859535925
201955541482
202049343865

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate94%
Admissions RequirementsGeneral Certificate of Education (GCE) or General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE), or equivalent, with 2 Advanced ('A') level, and 2 passes at Advanced Supplementary ('AS') level or foreign equivalent, e.g. International Baccalaureate
Academic CalendarSeptember to June (September - February; March-June)
Enrollment7,500
Full time employee750
Student:staff ratio10:1

Tuition

Undergraduate
Local students$11,250
International students$18,750

Aberystwyth University has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics+++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT
Maths | Natural Sciences++++
DoctorateBiology, Business Administration, Cinema and Television, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, English, European Languages, Film, Fine Arts, Geography, History, Law, Library Science, Management, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Sports, Theatre, Writing

General info

Alternative namesAU
Founded1872
WikipediaAberystwyth University
AccreditationPrivy Council
MottoNid Byd, Byd Heb Wybodaeth
A world without knowledge is no world at all
Colorsgreen, red
Academic structureDepartment of Art
Department of Biological Sciences
Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences
Department of Computer Science
School of Education and Lifelong Learning
Department of English and Creative Writing
Department of European Languages
Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences
Department of History and Welsh History
Department of Information Studies
Department of International Politics
Department of Law and Criminology
School of Management and Business
Institute of Mathematics and Physics
Department of Psychology
Institute of Rural Sciences
Department of Sport and Exercise Science
Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies
Department of Welsh
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Universities UK
University Alliance

Location and Contacts

AddressPenglais Campus
Aberystwyth, Wales, SY23 3FL
United Kingdom
City population12,000
Phone+44 (1970) 623 111
Fax+44 (1970) 627 410

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