The University of Edinburgh: Ranking & Review

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Edinburgh Rank United Kingdom Rank World Rank
1 4 37
Top 1%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Admission selectionYes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Total enrollment42,500
Academic calendarSemesters


In-state students$1,750$8,750
International students$18,750$8,750

General info

AccreditationPrivy Council
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
European University Association (EUA)
League of European Research Universities (LERU)
Coimbra Group
Russell Group
Universitas 21 (U21)
Universities UK
Education UK
Universities Scotland
Academic structureCollege of Arts-Humanities and Social Science
College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
College of Science and Engineering
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePublic-private partnership
HousingProvides housing
Financial aidsOffers financial aids
Total FTE staff4,750
Student/staff ratio9
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

AddressOld College, South Bridge
Edinburgh, Scotland, EH8 9YL
United Kingdom
Urbanization levelUrban
City population250,000 - 500,000
Phone+44 (131) 650 1000
Fax+44 (131) 650 2147

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