Aberystwyth University: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#614 of 14,131 In the World
#243 of 2,785 In Europe
#54 of 163 In the United Kingdom
#3 of 10 In Wales
#21 of 1,051 For International Relations and Diplomacy
Top50% For 98 other topics

Quick Review

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

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 - December; January- March; March-June)
Enrollment7,500
Full time employee750
Student:staff ratio10:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
15,830
Citations
605,792

Aberystwyth University majors

by publication & citation count

Biology
5,311 / 260,626
Environmental Science
4,103 / 178,503
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
3,346 / 86,386
Chemistry
2,189 / 110,184
Engineering
1,580 / 68,257
Computer Science
1,436 / 63,993
Geology
1,324 / 66,593
Physics
1,256 / 46,627
Botany
1,160 / 50,013
Agricultural Science
1,094 / 33,106
Medicine
978 / 43,554
Business
904 / 37,306
Sociology
883 / 36,166
Biochemistry
879 / 51,078
Economics
718 / 24,804
Political Science
708 / 9,996
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
696 / 21,222
Ecology
684 / 39,481
Materials Science
593 / 29,733
Art & Design
574 / 11,776
Genetics
507 / 43,601
Law
500 / 10,242
Demography
467 / 20,508
Geography and Cartography
449 / 11,823
Earth science and Geophysics
448 / 21,353
Psychology
444 / 18,948
History
440 / 2,311
Environmental Management
376 / 24,488
Animal Science
367 / 13,209
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
364 / 19,328
Paleontology
339 / 12,049
Mathematics
327 / 16,870
Microbiology
279 / 15,219
Hydrology and Water resources management
255 / 16,210
Zoology
249 / 10,241
Political Economy
241 / 5,803
Nutrition and Food Science
237 / 12,995
Horticulture
213 / 7,442
Public Policy / Administration
213 / 6,921
Oceanography
199 / 12,184

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 222 4072
1992 189 4073
1993 225 4337
1994 242 4719
1995 258 4835
1996 266 4986
1997 337 5840
1998 374 5849
1999 381 6802
2000 395 8015
2001 346 8871
2002 342 10071
2003 381 11638
2004 357 12568
2005 373 14522
2006 450 16684
2007 482 19085
2008 553 21237
2009 568 23395
2010 611 26366
2011 591 27999
2012 683 31415
2013 742 35295
2014 731 36607
2015 704 39102
2016 626 38988
2017 686 40838
2018 635 40205
2019 575 46689
2020 575 52520
2021 595 56392

Tuition

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

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

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics +++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT
Maths | Natural Sciences ++++
Doctorate Biology, 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

Aberystwyth University alumni

  1. Charles, Prince of Wales

    Charles, Prince of Wales
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Enrolled in Aberystwyth University
    Studied in 1969
    Occupations
    writerpolo playerentrepreneurpainterhelicopter pilot
    Biography

    Charles, Prince of Wales, is the heir apparent to the British throne as the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II. He has been heir apparent as well as Duke of Cornwall and Duke of Rothesay since 1952 and is both the oldest and the longest-serving heir apparent in British history. He is also the longest-serving Prince of Wales, having held the title since July 1958. Upon the death of his father, Prince Philip, on 9 April 2021, Charles also inherited the title of Duke of Edinburgh.

  2. Alex Jones

    Alex Jones
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    television presenter
    Biography

    Charlotte Alexandra Jones is a Welsh television presenter, best known for co-presenting the BBC One magazine programme The One Show.

  3. Caitlin Moran

    Caitlin Moran
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    journalistwritermusic journalistfilm producer
    Biography

    Catherine Elizabeth Moran is an English journalist, author, and broadcaster at The Times, where she writes three columns a week: one for the Saturday Magazine, a TV review column, and the satirical Friday column "Celebrity Watch".

  4. Gareth Jones

    Gareth Jones
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1905-1935 (aged 30)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Gareth Richard Vaughan Jones was a Welsh journalist who in March 1933 first reported in the Western world, without equivocation and under his own name, the existence of the Soviet famine of 1932–1933, including the Holodomor.

General info

Alternative names AU
Founded 1872
Accreditation Privy Council
Motto Nid Byd, Byd Heb Wybodaeth
A world without knowledge is no world at all
Colors green, red
Academic structure Department 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 memberships Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Universities UK
University Alliance

Location and Contacts

Address Penglais Campus
Aberystwyth, Wales, SY23 3FL
United Kingdom
City population 12,000
Phone +44 (1970) 623 111
Fax +44 (1970) 627 410

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