Aston University: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#618 of 14,131 In the World
#244 of 2,785 In Europe
#55 of 163 In the United Kingdom
#42 of 131 In England
#2 of 5 In Birmingham
#16 of 1,069 For Optometry
Top50% For 101 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
50%
Enrollment
12,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
www.aston.ac.uk
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate50%
Admissions RequirementsGeneral Certificate of Education (GCE) or equivalent, with passes in 3 approved subjects at Advanced ('A') level, or passes in 2 subjects at 'A' and 3 at General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE), or passes in 2 subjects at 'A' and 2 at Advanced Supplementary ('AS'), or 2 at 'A', 1 at 'AS' and 2 at GCSE. grade A, B or C, or 2 at A and 3 at GCSE. grade 'A', 'B', or 'C'
Academic CalendarOctober to June
Enrollment12,500
Full time employee850
Student:staff ratio15:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
19,157
Citations
673,510

Aston University majors

by publication & citation count

Engineering
5,359 / 132,194
Chemistry
3,923 / 102,143
Physics
3,854 / 83,423
Medicine
3,314 / 106,316
Business
3,013 / 130,202
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
2,832 / 128,599
Computer Science
2,716 / 129,766
Materials Science
2,587 / 58,668
Biology
2,242 / 94,881
Optical Engineering
1,971 / 40,485
Psychology
1,750 / 137,945
Economics
1,122 / 31,067
Mathematics
774 / 21,188
Sociology
705 / 25,486
Environmental Science
690 / 30,730
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
678 / 58,393
Political Science
656 / 10,631
Marketing
546 / 38,479
Communications and Public Relations
527 / 71,952
Management Information Systems
517 / 25,202
Biochemistry
475 / 17,673
Social Psychology
430 / 82,844
Demography
399 / 13,209
Health Science
359 / 16,078
Electronic Engineering
356 / 4,103
Project Management
351 / 17,619
Neuroscience
326 / 17,206
Ophthalmology
324 / 10,717
Organic Chemistry
323 / 15,331
Chemical Engineering
320 / 12,161
Art & Design
317 / 5,231
Pharmacology
306 / 10,921
Cognitive Science
287 / 10,847
Management
274 / 15,320
Human Resource Management
250 / 19,003
Accounting
250 / 10,013
Optometry
246 / 8,307
Finance
237 / 4,534
Environmental Management
232 / 18,494
Healthcare Management (MHA)
220 / 7,943

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 196 2671
1992 178 2824
1993 222 3160
1994 217 3234
1995 263 3846
1996 277 4056
1997 284 5102
1998 280 5765
1999 300 6362
2000 318 7365
2001 371 8117
2002 392 9254
2003 420 10424
2004 501 11782
2005 543 14301
2006 561 16580
2007 721 19275
2008 699 22068
2009 734 26233
2010 820 30101
2011 830 36028
2012 818 40163
2013 846 48065
2014 939 49891
2015 993 49549
2016 1114 47910
2017 1165 50997
2018 1148 49828
2019 1192 59500
2020 1181 70249
2021 1256 81446

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $13,750$13,750
International students $20,000$20,000

Aston 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 Applied Linguistics, Biomedical Engineering, Business Administration, Computer Science, Engineering, Health Sciences, Medicine, Translation and Interpretation

Aston University alumni

  1. Frankie Boyle

    Frankie Boyle
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    writerscreenwriterstand-up comedianjournalistcomedian
    Biography

    Francis Martin Patrick Boyle is a Scottish comedian and writer. He is known for his cynical, surreal, graphic and often controversial sense of humour.

  2. Kevin Warwick

    Kevin Warwick
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    engineercomputer scientistwriteruniversity teacherartificial intelligence researcher
    Biography

    Kevin Warwick is an English engineer and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) at Coventry University. He is known for his studies on direct interfaces between computer systems and the human nervous system, and has also done research concerning robotics.

  3. John Lodge

    John Lodge
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    songwritersinger-songwriterbassistguitaristrecord producer
    Biography

    John Charles Lodge is an English musician, best known as bass guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter of the longstanding rock band the Moody Blues. He has also worked as a record producer and has collaborated with other musicians outside the band. In 2018, Lodge was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Moody Blues.

  4. Tony Hayward

    Tony Hayward
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Enrolled in Aston University
    Studied geology
    Occupations
    entrepreneurbusinesspersongeologist
    Biography

    Anthony Bryan Hayward is a British businessman and former chief executive of oil and energy company BP. He replaced John Browne, Baron Browne of Madingley, on 1 May 2007. His tenure ended on 1 October 2010 when he was replaced by Bob Dudley following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. He was chairman of Glencore Xstrata from 2014 to 2021.

General info

Founded 1895
Accreditation Privy Council
Motto Forward
Academic structure Aston Business School
School of Engineering and Applied Science
School of Life and Health Sciences
School of Languages and Social Sciences
Medical School
Affiliations and memberships Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Universities UK
Institute of Translation and Interpreting (ITI)

Location and Contacts

Address Aston Triangle
Birmingham, West Midlands, B4 7ET
United Kingdom
City population 1,137,000
Phone +44 (121) 204 3000
Fax +44 (121) 333 6350

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