Royal Holloway, University of London: Statistics

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#584 of 14,131 In the World
#231 of 2,785 In Europe
#46 of 163 In the United Kingdom
#36 of 131 In England
#92 of 1,684 For Art History
Top50% For 175 other topics
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
17%
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate17%
Admissions RequirementsGeneral Certificate of Education (GCE) with 3 passes at Advanced ('A') level; or International European or French Baccalauréat, or equivalent
Academic CalendarSeptember to June (September - December; January-April; May-June)

We've calculated the 17% acceptance rate for Royal Holloway, University of London based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

Royal Holloway, University of London is a world-class research university with 27,657 scientific papers published and 693,843 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Environmental Science, Biology, Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Political Science, Chemistry, Philosophy, and Law.

Publications
27,657
Citations
693,843

Royal Holloway, University of London majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
16,646 / 367,367
Environmental Science
13,015 / 377,131
Biology
12,423 / 426,525
Computer Science
10,279 / 277,095
Engineering
10,168 / 247,315
Physics
9,575 / 254,462
Political Science
8,729 / 165,305
Chemistry
8,687 / 294,716
Philosophy
8,630 / 181,890
Law
7,997 / 159,138
History
7,791 / 145,493
Geography and Cartography
7,538 / 189,473
Geology
7,219 / 248,976
Sociology
7,051 / 154,112
Medicine
6,765 / 235,005
Quantum and Particle physics
6,241 / 163,632
Psychology
5,885 / 181,523
Paleontology
5,810 / 214,763
Archaeology
5,501 / 135,543
Ecology
5,330 / 177,691
Business
4,671 / 105,240
Mathematics
4,625 / 113,190
Art & Design
4,177 / 67,075
Linguistics
3,902 / 82,712
Economics
3,821 / 79,788
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
3,725 / 106,607
Genetics
3,601 / 129,932
Organic Chemistry
3,541 / 110,059
Biochemistry
3,495 / 131,384
Materials Science
3,397 / 93,448
Statistics
3,187 / 86,118
Earth science and Geophysics
2,637 / 113,757
Social Psychology
2,451 / 73,092
Botany
2,431 / 90,694
Psychiatry
2,370 / 91,815
Neuroscience
2,358 / 89,493
Optical Engineering
2,316 / 57,886
Cyber Security
2,138 / 41,693
Pathology
2,041 / 67,636
Oceanography
1,908 / 77,237

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 324 1744
1991 310 1777
1992 325 1986
1993 302 2003
1994 356 2352
1995 385 2852
1996 448 3069
1997 427 3390
1998 468 3688
1999 446 4334
2000 487 5287
2001 464 6310
2002 448 6780
2003 505 8354
2004 545 9502
2005 628 11199
2006 651 12612
2007 699 15652
2008 782 16579
2009 856 19274
2010 870 20852
2011 874 23278
2012 957 27705
2013 1014 31688
2014 1047 34445
2015 1051 36407
2016 1193 37270
2017 1261 38726
2018 1110 40114
2019 1248 46012
2020 1397 53281
2021 1467 66948
2022 1191 56846
Academic rankings

Tuition

The tuition table for Royal Holloway, University of London gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Programme UK/EU Students International Students
Undergraduate £9,250 per year £17,600 - £21,900 per year
Postgraduate Taught £7,600 - £10,000 per year £16,400 - £21,900 per year
Postgraduate Research £4,410 - £5,410 per year £16,400 - £21,900 per year

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Royal Holloway, University of London.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes No
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes No
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes No
Engineering No No No
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine No No No
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes

Royal Holloway, University of London alumni

  1. Mark Strong

    Mark Strong
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1963-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    film actortelevision actorvoice actorstage actor
    Biography

    Mark Strong is a British actor best known for his film roles such as Prince Septimus in Stardust (2007), Archibald in RocknRolla (2008), Lord Henry Blackwood in Sherlock Holmes (2009), Frank D'Amico in Kick-Ass (2010), Jim Prideaux in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), Sinestro in Green Lantern (2011), George in Zero Dark Thirty (2012), Major General Stewart Menzies in The Imitation Game (2014), Merlin in Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014) and Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017), Dr. Thaddeus Sivana in Shazam! (2019) and Shazam! Fury of the Gods (2023), and John in Cruella (2021).

  2. George Eliot

    George Eliot
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1819-1880 (aged 61)
    Occupations
    writertranslatorpoetnovelistessayist
    Biography

    Mary Ann Evans, known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist, poet, journalist, translator, and one of the leading writers of the Victorian era. She wrote seven novels: Adam Bede (1859), The Mill on the Floss (1860), Silas Marner (1861), Romola (1862–63), Felix Holt, the Radical (1866), Middlemarch (1871–72) and Daniel Deronda (1876). Like Charles Dickens and Thomas Hardy, she emerged from provincial England; most of her works are set there. Her works are known for their realism, psychological insight, sense of place and detailed depiction of the countryside.

  3. Jojo Moyes

    Jojo Moyes
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1969-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    journalistscreenwriterwriternovelist
    Biography

    Pauline Sara Jo Moyes, known professionally as Jojo Moyes, is an English journalist and, since 2002, an award-winning romance novelist, #1 New York Times best selling author and screenwriter. She is one of only a few authors to have twice won the Romantic Novel of the Year Award by the Romantic Novelists' Association and her works have been translated into twenty-eight languages and have sold over 40 million copies worldwide.

  4. Lenny Henry

    Lenny Henry
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1958-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    television producerstand-up comediansingercomedianfilm actor
    Biography

    Sir Lenworth George Henry is a British actor, comedian, singer, television presenter and writer.

All 100 notable alumni

Royal Holloway, University of London faculties and divisions

Faculty : Arts and Social Sciences Arts and Humanities, Classical Languages, Cultural Studies, English, European Studies, French, German, International Relations and Diplomacy, Italian, Japanese, Literature, Media Studies, Music, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Social Work, Spanish, Theatre
Faculty : Management and Economics Criminology, Economics, Management, Sociology
Faculty : Science Biochemistry, Biology, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Genetics, Geography, Mathematics, Molecular Biology, Natural Sciences, Physics, Psychology

General information

Alternative names RHUL
Founded 1849
Accreditation University of London
Motto Esse Quam Videri
To be, rather than to seem

Location and contacts

Address Egham, TW20 0EX
United Kingdom

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