Cardiff University: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#195 of 14,131 In the World
#66 of 2,785 In Europe
#20 of 163 In the United Kingdom
#1 of 10 In Wales
#1 of 3 In Cardiff
#8 of 1,033 For Urban and Regional planning
Top100 For 77 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
20%
Enrollment
32,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate20%
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

Publications & Citations

Publications
75,474
Citations
3,042,034

Cardiff University majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
21,383 / 895,384
Biology
15,737 / 892,081
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
14,397 / 491,855
Physics
9,756 / 466,578
Engineering
9,654 / 314,224
Chemistry
9,599 / 370,483
Psychology
7,774 / 456,991
Computer Science
7,562 / 346,739
Environmental Science
6,184 / 268,008
Business
5,881 / 294,452
Materials Science
3,730 / 106,093
Sociology
3,658 / 138,109
Demography
3,256 / 174,959
Astrophysics and Astronomy
3,244 / 260,173
Economics
3,020 / 91,311
Health Science
2,742 / 142,109
Political Science
2,559 / 32,922
Oncology and Cancer research
2,526 / 115,240
Geology
2,215 / 95,956
Mathematics
2,108 / 62,434
Art & Design
1,983 / 34,487
Surgery
1,790 / 125,068
Immunology
1,754 / 110,974
Biochemistry
1,747 / 83,539
Genetics
1,734 / 192,481
Neuroscience
1,657 / 113,971
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
1,573 / 42,054
Communications and Public Relations
1,464 / 68,612
Ecology
1,352 / 77,215
Social Psychology
1,341 / 92,240
Psychiatry
1,332 / 82,952
Family medicine
1,249 / 30,172
Optical Engineering
1,231 / 32,828
Healthcare Management (MHA)
1,204 / 44,803
Public Health
1,191 / 49,774
Pathology
1,163 / 53,238
Nursing
1,083 / 29,508
Physical Therapy
1,079 / 36,971
Child Psychology
1,071 / 63,021
Molecular Biology
1,049 / 54,503

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 303 7968
1992 360 7717
1993 346 7294
1994 463 7600
1995 542 8398
1996 718 9087
1997 828 10187
1998 1008 12326
1999 1200 14729
2000 1448 18749
2001 1466 23125
2002 1484 28390
2003 1706 35067
2004 1829 41106
2005 2472 50776
2006 2752 62251
2007 3026 76083
2008 3157 92224
2009 3467 110716
2010 3627 130344
2011 3545 153441
2012 3771 177243
2013 4010 200789
2014 3927 224115
2015 4067 234379
2016 4657 240193
2017 4694 257553
2018 4896 262453
2019 4999 295443
2020 5517 346414
2021 5394 385034

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

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 Accountancy, 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 and Diplomacy, 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

Cardiff University alumni

  1. Gwilym Lee

    Gwilym Lee
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    actorstage actorfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Gwilym Lee is a British actor. He is best known for his roles in Jamestown, Midsomer Murders, Top End Wedding, The Great, and for playing guitarist Brian May in the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody.

  2. Susanna Reid

    Susanna Reid
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    journalisttelevision presenter
    Biography

    Susanna Reid is an English television presenter and journalist. She was a co-presenter of BBC Breakfast from 2003 until 2014 alongside Bill Turnbull and Charlie Stayt. In 2013, she finished as a runner-up on the eleventh series of Strictly Come Dancing. Since 2014, Reid has been the lead presenter of the ITV Breakfast programme Good Morning Britain alongside Ben Shephard, Kate Garraway and formerly Piers Morgan. She also presented Sunday Morning Live on BBC One from 2010 to 2011.

  3. Alice Roberts

    Alice Roberts
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    anthropologistwriterpaleoanthropologistphysicianarchaeologist
    Biography

    Alice May Roberts is an English biological anthropologist, biologist, television presenter and author. Since 2012 she has been Professor of the Public Engagement in Science at the University of Birmingham. Since 2019, she has been President of the charity Humanists UK, which campaigns for state secularism and for "a tolerant world where rational thinking and kindness prevail".

  4. Barham Salih

    Barham Salih
    Born in
    Iraq Flag Iraq
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Barham Salih is an Iraqi politician of Kurdish origin who is serving as the eighth president of Iraq.

General info

Alternative names CU
Founded 1997
Accreditation Privy Council

Location and Contacts

Address Newport Road
Cardiff, Wales, CF10 3AT
United Kingdom
City population 361,000
Phone +44 (29) 2087 4000
Fax +44 (29) 2087 4000

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