Cardiff University Rankings

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In the World#263 of 14178
In Europe#86 of 2794
In the United Kingdom#23 of 163
In Wales#1 of 10
In Cardiff#1 of 3
In Sociology#43 of 6,707

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
73%
Enrollment
32,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
English

Publications & Citations

Publications
84,851
Citations
3,139,148

Cardiff University majors

by publication count

Medicine
17,856
Biology
10,938
Chemistry
9,148
Psychology
6,811
Computer science
4,813
Physics
4,431
Materials science
3,936
Sociology
3,842
Engineering
2,774
Geology
2,611
Mathematics
2,504
Political science
2,499
Economics
2,360
Business
2,351
History
938
Environmental science
897
Geography
870
Art
756
Philosophy
542

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Sociology43127,351
Business61106,200
Geology82103,663
Political science8530,215
Economics96103,892
Psychology111326,170
History1113,733
Engineering12874,097
Art1391,927
Physics156274,328
Medicine160602,223
Biology178631,777
Chemistry185286,163
Geography22119,550
Computer science266100,995
Philosophy3091,184
Mathematics31059,374
Materials science31991,116
Environmental science37421,336

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19902997269
19912587454
19923497039
19933366787
19944447029
19954947777
19966698289
19977769317
199896011337
1999111413472
2000136117365
2001136321642
2002139926782
2003159632634
2004170638616
2005222347639
2006261559666
2007290072564
2008301387816
20093315104634
20103456124464
20113232147807
20123574170963
20133865193215
20143772212690
20153926221719
20164496222326
20174505233406
20184642227613
20194768260020
20204773283216

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate73%
Admissions RequirementsGeneral Certificate of Education (GCE), Advanced ('A') level, or equivalent
Academic CalendarSeptember to June (September - February; February-June)
Enrollment32,500
Full time employee3,250
Student:staff ratio10:1

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$11,250$13,750
International students$18,750$13,750

Cardiff 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+++
DoctorateAccountancy, Ancient Civilizations, Applied Linguistics, Archaeology, Architecture, Astronomy and Space Science, Astrophysics, Biology, Chemistry, Clinical Psychology, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Dentistry, Economics, Education, Educational Psychology, Energy Engineering, Environmental Studies, European Studies, Finance, Genetics, Health Sciences, Heritage Preservation, History, Immunology, International Relations, Journalism, Law, Management, Marketing, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Medicine, Midwifery, Music Theory and Composition, Musicology, Native Language, Neurosciences, Nursing, Oncology, Optometry, Performing Arts, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Therapy, Physics, Political Sciences, Public Health, Radiology, Religious Studies, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sound Engineering (Acoustics), Theology, Translation and Interpretation, Writing

General info

Alternative namesCU
Founded1997
WikipediaCardiff University
AccreditationPrivy Council

Location and Contacts

AddressNewport Road
Cardiff, Wales, CF10 3AT
United Kingdom
City population361,000
Phone+44 (29) 2087 4000
Fax+44 (29) 2087 4000

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