Glasgow Caledonian University: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#1002 of 14,131 In the World
#375 of 2,785 In Europe
#79 of 163 In the United Kingdom
#9 of 18 In Scotland
#3 of 5 In Glasgow
#70 of 1,069 For Optometry
Top50% For 83 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
23%
Enrollment
17,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
www.gcu.ac.uk
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate23%
Admissions RequirementsScottish Certificate of Education (SCE) with 3 passes at Higher ('H') grade and 2 passes at Ordinary/Standard grade, or 4 passes at 'H' grade. General Certificate of Education (GCE) with minimum 2 Advanced 'A' level passes plus 2 Ordinary ('O') level/GSCE. International Baccalaureate and other foreign equivalents. Foreign students, IELTS 6.0/TOEFL 560 minimum score
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - January; February-May)
Enrollment17,500
Full time employee750
Student:staff ratio23:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
8,413
Citations
257,873

Glasgow Caledonian University majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
3,129 / 106,934
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
2,236 / 59,941
Engineering
1,479 / 37,143
Business
1,394 / 49,775
Psychology
1,327 / 57,629
Computer Science
1,083 / 28,769
Physical Therapy
690 / 29,345
Biology
615 / 27,495
Physics
596 / 10,947
Sociology
580 / 19,427
Chemistry
559 / 13,700
Economics
549 / 14,553
Health Science
467 / 21,942
Demography
430 / 13,832
Political Science
403 / 4,625
Nursing
382 / 12,116
Materials Science
379 / 6,070
Communications and Public Relations
370 / 11,145
Mathematics
355 / 11,989
Healthcare Management (MHA)
345 / 8,927
Environmental Science
338 / 7,239
Public Health
332 / 10,197
Art & Design
330 / 8,920
Occupational Therapy
281 / 10,569
Sports Medicine
249 / 10,766
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
230 / 4,997
Marketing
230 / 14,531
Social Psychology
229 / 16,641
Optical Engineering
223 / 4,833
Family medicine
219 / 6,134
Management Information Systems
206 / 6,184
Gerontology
203 / 10,072
Public Policy / Administration
195 / 3,170
Child Psychology
189 / 10,619
Ophthalmology
180 / 8,051
Education Majors
168 / 6,290
Development Studies
144 / 1,881
Electronic Engineering
143 / 2,870
Clinical Psychology
140 / 5,482
Project Management
136 / 7,815

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 3
1992 0 5
1993 62 16
1994 101 97
1995 139 181
1996 152 336
1997 166 449
1998 181 777
1999 190 951
2000 239 1356
2001 199 1730
2002 209 2143
2003 206 2591
2004 292 3535
2005 308 4314
2006 326 5434
2007 359 6795
2008 380 8434
2009 356 9680
2010 440 11491
2011 426 13528
2012 448 15656
2013 519 18507
2014 503 20814
2015 505 21697
2016 563 21684
2017 517 23370
2018 548 22514
2019 522 25020
2020 564 29193
2021 617 33897

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $11,250$3,750
International students $18,750$13,750

Glasgow Caledonian 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 Business Administration, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Social Studies

Glasgow Caledonian University alumni

  1. Hassan Rouhani

    Hassan Rouhani
    Born in
    Iran Flag Iran
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Enrolled in Glasgow Caledonian University
    1990-1995 graduated with Master of Philosophy in law
    1995-1999 graduated with Doctor of Philosophy in constitutional law
    Occupations
    diplomatlawyerclericwriterpolitician
    Biography

    Hassan Rouhani is an Iranian politician who served as the seventh president of Iran from 3 August 2013 until 3 August 2021. He is also a sharia lawyer ("Wakil"), academic, former diplomat and Islamic cleric. He has been a member of Iran's Assembly of Experts since 1999. He was a member of the Expediency Council from 1991 to 2021, and also was a member of the Supreme National Security Council from 1989 to 2021. Rouhani was deputy speaker of the fourth and fifth terms of the Parliament of Iran (Majlis) and Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council from 1989 to 2005. In the latter capacity, he was the country's top negotiator with the EU three, UK, France, and Germany, on nuclear technology in Iran, and has also served as a Shia mujtahid (a senior cleric), and economic trade negotiator.

  2. Drew McIntyre

    Drew McIntyre
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    professional wrestler
    Biography

    Andrew McLean Galloway IV is a Scottish professional wrestler currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the SmackDown brand under the ring name Drew McIntyre.

  3. Thabo Mbeki

    Thabo Mbeki
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Enrolled in Glasgow Caledonian University
    In 2000 graduated with doctorate
    Occupations
    economistpolitician
    Biography

    Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki is a South African politician who was the second president of South Africa from 14 June 1999 to 24 September 2008, when he resigned at the request of his party, the African National Congress (ANC). Before that, he was deputy president under Nelson Mandela between 1994 and 1999.

  4. Anna Sloan

    Anna Sloan
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1991-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    curler
    Biography

    Anna Sloan is a Scottish curler. She was the longtime third for the Eve Muirhead rink. Representing Scotland, they won the 2011 European Championships, the 2013 World Championships, and the 2017 European Championships. Representing Great Britain, they won an Olympic bronze medal at the 2014 Sochi Games and finished fourth at the 2018 Pyeongchang Games.

General info

Alternative names GCU
Founded 1993
Accreditation Quality Assurance Agency
Motto For the common weal
Academic structure School of Built and Natural Environment
Caledonian Business School
School of Engineering and Computing
School of Health and Social Care
School of Life Sciences
School of Law and Social Sciences
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Community Health
Affiliations and memberships Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
European University Association (EUA)
University Alliance
Universities Scotland
Universities UK

Location and Contacts

Address Britannia Building, Cowcaddens Road
Glasgow, Scotland, G4 0BA
United Kingdom
City population 626,000
Phone +44 (141) 331 3000
Fax +44 (141) 331 8676

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