University of Aberdeen Rankings

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In the World#349 of 14178
In Europe#127 of 2794
In the United Kingdom#29 of 163
In Scotland#4 of 18
In Aberdeen#1 of 2
In Geology#116 of 5,175

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
78%
Enrollment
12,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
abdn.ac.uk

Publications & Citations

Publications
51,661
Citations
2,271,909

University of Aberdeen majors

by publication count

Medicine
11,729
Biology
10,182
Chemistry
5,928
Psychology
3,026
Computer science
2,455
Geology
1,994
Environmental science
1,688
Materials science
1,597
Mathematics
1,505
Economics
1,434
Sociology
1,330
Geography
1,252
Political science
1,238
Engineering
968
Business
883
Philosophy
831
History
772
Physics
754
Art
513

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Art109,147
Philosophy685,820
Environmental science9195,412
History1153,624
Geography14029,546
Geology14668,367
Medicine170575,302
Biology174648,756
Sociology18237,587
Economics19749,402
Psychology199186,948
Political science24510,402
Chemistry267201,440
Business27127,493
Mathematics27466,535
Engineering37525,424
Computer science41759,494
Materials science55146,915
Physics77616,273

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19904836140
19915166626
19925037739
19935178145
19946199172
199561010422
199669411344
199771012312
199874614390
199982916785
200098419998
2001105623733
2002105227815
2003110732962
2004111337233
2005128644402
2006144752068
2007177659720
2008172969911
2009177681388
2010205191924
20111890103458
20122163117860
20132203132385
20142253143457
20152339148058
20162271149368
20172216157429
20182006146528
20191998166199
20202093181671

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate78%
Admissions RequirementsScottish Certificate of Education (SCE) or General Certificate of Education (GCE) or equivalent, with passes in 5 approved subjects, including English, (3 at SCE. higher (H) grade or 2 at GCE. Advanced ('A') level), or passes in 4 approved subjects (all at SCE (H) grade)
Academic CalendarSeptember to June
Enrollment12,500
Full time employee1,250
Student:staff ratio10:1

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$11,250$3,750
International students$20,000$13,750

University of Aberdeen 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, Anthropology, Archaeology, Biological and Life Sciences, Civil Engineering, Dentistry, Economics, Education, Engineering, Finance, Geography, Geography (Human), Geology, Health Sciences, History, International Relations, Law, Literature, Management, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Modern Languages, Nutrition, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Real Estate, Religion, Social Sciences, Sociology

General info

Alternative namesUA
Founded1495
WikipediaUniversity of Aberdeen
AccreditationPrivy Council
MottoInitium Sapientiae Timor Domini
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom
Academic structureCollege of Arts and Social Sciences
College of Life Sciences and Medicine
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
European University Association (EUA)
Universities UK

Location and Contacts

AddressElphinstone Road, King's College
Aberdeen, Scotland, AB24 3FX
United Kingdom
City population223,000
Phone+44 (1224) 272 000
Fax+44 (1224) 272 576

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