University of Bristol: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#99 of 14,131 In the World
#23 of 2,785 In Europe
#9 of 163 In the United Kingdom
#7 of 131 In England
#1 of 2 In Bristol
#7 of 1,019 For Paleontology
Top100 For 102 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
68%
Enrollment
23,590
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
bristol.ac.uk
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate68%
Admissions Requirements5 approved subjects at GCSE or 'A' level including at least 2 'A' levels; most offers made on the basis of 3 'A' levels in approved subjects. Other qualifications accepted: International, French and European Baccalaureates; secondary school leaving certificates from most EU countries, Canada, Australia and New Zealand; College Board Exams from the USA; and a range of international qualifications. Candidates whose first language is not English are required to obtain an appropriate qualification in English. More detailed information may be obtained from Undergraduate Admissions Officer
Academic CalendarOctober to June (October - December; January-March; April-June)
Enrollment23,590
Full time employee3,250
Student:staff ratio7:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
104,546
Citations
5,038,571

University of Bristol majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
26,749 / 1,509,215
Biology
20,056 / 1,306,917
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
17,899 / 694,038
Engineering
15,921 / 546,208
Physics
15,225 / 753,820
Chemistry
14,333 / 733,579
Environmental Science
11,427 / 662,866
Computer Science
10,326 / 578,454
Psychology
8,424 / 569,386
Materials Science
7,089 / 262,636
Demography
5,910 / 431,054
Geology
4,225 / 259,001
Business
3,969 / 128,299
Mathematics
3,438 / 260,346
Economics
3,206 / 144,111
Health Science
3,043 / 316,170
Sociology
3,005 / 88,603
Political Science
2,969 / 29,914
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
2,567 / 111,774
Biochemistry
2,547 / 191,233
Art & Design
2,428 / 39,169
Ecology
2,295 / 175,947
Surgery
2,197 / 133,727
Anatomy and Physiology
1,968 / 97,142
Immunology
1,964 / 131,979
Public Health
1,933 / 152,147
Quantum and Particle physics
1,924 / 180,309
Neuroscience
1,859 / 156,180
Optical Engineering
1,726 / 58,197
Genetics
1,689 / 201,166
Geography and Cartography
1,647 / 57,387
Physical Therapy
1,572 / 102,344
Pediatrics
1,569 / 136,711
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
1,558 / 111,511
Psychiatry
1,541 / 115,460
Family medicine
1,496 / 56,066
Oncology and Cancer research
1,495 / 88,803
Law
1,494 / 14,994
History
1,431 / 9,507
Pathology
1,392 / 71,697

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 1020 21125
1992 1136 23159
1993 1156 24497
1994 1232 25598
1995 1314 27892
1996 1468 31579
1997 1569 34859
1998 1717 40077
1999 1858 46196
2000 2092 51141
2001 2110 59523
2002 2223 69310
2003 2445 80382
2004 2694 92428
2005 2964 107468
2006 3248 124708
2007 3670 144593
2008 3763 165777
2009 4294 186863
2010 4596 208965
2011 4593 233674
2012 4811 267720
2013 5261 301580
2014 5352 331019
2015 5764 346005
2016 5988 352412
2017 6141 377017
2018 6075 380274
2019 6245 426739
2020 6976 494484
2021 7160 573033

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $13,750$13,750
International students $20,000$18,750

The University of Bristol 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 +++
Bachelor's Degree Accountancy, Ancient Civilizations, Anthropology, Art History, Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Cinema and Television, Comparative Politics, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Contemporary History, Criminology, Czech, Dentistry, Earth Sciences, Economics, Education, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Engineering, English, Finance, Fine Arts, French, Geography (Human), German, Health Administration, History, International Relations and Diplomacy, International Studies, Latin American Studies, Law, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Medicine, Medieval Studies, Modern History, Modern Languages, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Portuguese, Psychology, Public Health, Russian, Social Policy, Social Sciences, Sociology, Surgery, Theatre, Translation and Interpretation, Veterinary Science
Master's Degree Arts and Humanities, Dentistry, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Law, Medicine, Music, Natural Sciences, Social Work, Surgery
Doctorate Accountancy, Arts and Humanities, Computer Science, Dentistry, Education, Engineering, Finance, Law, Medicine, Music, Social Sciences

University of Bristol alumni

  1. Simon Pegg

    Simon Pegg
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    actorfilm producerwriterscreenwritervoice actor
    Biography

    Simon John Pegg is an English actor, screenwriter and comedian. He came to public prominence in the UK as the co-creator of the Channel 4 sitcom Spaced, directed by Edgar Wright. He went on to co-write and star in the Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy: Shaun of the Dead (2004), Hot Fuzz (2007), and The World's End (2013). He and Nick Frost wrote and starred in the sci-fi film Paul (2011).

  2. Jason Isaacs

    Jason Isaacs
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    film actorvoice actorstage actortelevision actortelevision producer
    Biography

    Jason Isaacs is an English actor. His film roles include Col. Tavington in The Patriot (2000), Michael D. Steele in Black Hawk Down (2001), Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter film series (2002–2011), Capt. Hook in Peter Pan (2003), Marshal Georgy Zhukov in The Death of Stalin (2017), and Vasili in Hotel Mumbai (2018). His other films include Divorcing Jack (1998), The End of the Affair (1999), Sweet November (2001), The Tuxedo (2002), Battle of the Brave (2004), Nine Lives (2005), Friends with Money (2006), Good (2008), Green Zone (2010), Abduction (2011), A Single Shot (2013), Fury (2014), A Cure for Wellness (2016), London Fields (2018), Occupation: Rainfall (2020) and Mass (2021).

  3. David Walliams

    David Walliams
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Enrolled in the University of Bristol
    Graduated with Bachelor of Arts in spoken drama
    Occupations
    television actoractorcomedianwriternovelist
    Biography

    David Edward Williams, known professionally as David Walliams, is an English comedian, actor, writer, and television personality. He is best known for his work with Matt Lucas on the BBC sketch comedy series Little Britain (2003–2007) and Come Fly With Me (2010–2011). Since 2012, Walliams has been a judge on the television talent show competition Britain's Got Talent on ITV. He is also a writer of children's books, having sold more than 37 million copies worldwide.

  4. Emily Watson

    Emily Watson
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actoractorstage actor
    Biography

    Emily Margaret Watson is an English actress. She began her career on stage and joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1992. In 2002, she starred in productions of Twelfth Night and Uncle Vanya at the Donmar Warehouse, and was nominated for the 2003 Olivier Award for Best Actress for the latter.

General info

Alternative names UoB
Founded 1909
Accreditation Privy Council
Motto Vim promovet insitam
Learning promotes one's innate power
Colors red
Academic structure Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty of Life Sciences
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Social Sciences and Law
Affiliations and memberships Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
European University Association (EUA)
Coimbra Group
Russell Group
Universities UK

Location and Contacts

Address Beacon House, Queens Road
Bristol, South West England, BS8 1QU
United Kingdom
City population 567,000
Phone +44 (117) 928 9000
Fax +44 (117) 925 1424

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