University of South Wales: Statistics

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#1398 of 14,131 In the World
#494 of 2,785 In Europe
#96 of 163 In the United Kingdom
#5 of 10 In Wales
#249 of 1,049 For Nursing
Top50% For 31 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
20%
Enrollment
22,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
southwales.ac.uk
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate20%
Admissions RequirementsGeneral Certificate of Education (GCE) with passes in 2 subjects at Advanced ('A') level, General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) with passes in 3 other subjects at ('O') level, or equivalent
Academic CalendarSeptember to June (September - December; January-March; April-June)
Enrollment22,500
Full time employee1,250
Student:staff ratio18:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
3,869
Citations
135,763

University of South Wales majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,053 / 26,642
Medicine
952 / 33,175
Engineering
949 / 46,094
Business
594 / 19,431
Computer Science
500 / 11,329
Psychology
417 / 15,749
Automation and Control engineering
406 / 28,643
Physics
287 / 11,561
Nursing
260 / 4,447
Environmental Science
256 / 13,606
Sociology
251 / 5,722
Chemistry
229 / 11,391
Health Science
206 / 11,730
Communications and Public Relations
191 / 5,131
Art & Design
183 / 3,288
Political Science
175 / 2,261
Biology
167 / 9,106
Mathematics
142 / 5,925
Economics
140 / 3,390
Law
137 / 1,108
Marketing
132 / 6,480
Materials Science
118 / 4,816
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
118 / 2,135
Healthcare Management (MHA)
111 / 3,229
Education Majors
107 / 3,766
Demography
100 / 3,644
Public Policy / Administration
96 / 1,738
Physical Therapy
86 / 4,136
Social Psychology
84 / 4,990
Psychiatry
82 / 2,174
Management Information Systems
81 / 2,274
Family medicine
76 / 1,496
Environmental Management
75 / 5,704
Optical Engineering
71 / 1,082
Geography and Cartography
71 / 2,255
Surgery
71 / 2,632
Public Health
67 / 2,642
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine
65 / 503
Computer Vision
58 / 736
Criminology and Criminal Justice
57 / 3,163

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 8 0
1993 32 16
1994 48 30
1995 77 86
1996 90 145
1997 129 212
1998 134 288
1999 154 407
2000 161 681
2001 208 884
2002 205 1200
2003 214 1496
2004 241 1919
2005 264 2301
2006 302 2975
2007 293 4010
2008 367 5281
2009 347 6641
2010 331 7852
2011 342 9322
2012 345 10849
2013 226 13165
2014 48 14143
2015 10 13281
2016 8 12058
2017 3 11551
2018 3 9958
2019 1 9562
2020 1 9852
2021 0 9709

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $13,750$13,750
International students $16,250$16,250

The University of South Wales 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, Electronic Engineering, Law, Medicine, Psychology

Notable alumni

  1. Tine Wittler

    Tine Wittler
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    writerauthoractorsingerfilm producer
    Biography

    Christine "Tine" Wittler is a German writer, TV presenter and actress.

  2. Jill Evans

    Jill Evans
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Jill Evans is a Plaid Cymru politician who served as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for Wales from 1999 to 2020. She was the first person to use the Welsh language in debate at the European Parliament.

  3. Rahnaward Zaryab

    Rahnaward Zaryab
    Born in
    Afghanistan Flag Afghanistan
    Years
    1944-2020 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    journalistnovelistliterary criticwriter
    Biography

    Rahnaward Zaryab was an Afghan novelist, short story writer, journalist, and literary critic/scholar.

  4. Darren Morris

    Darren Morris
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    Darren Morris is a former Wales international rugby union player who also represented the British & Irish Lions. He moved to Texas in 2015 as Director of Rugby for Griffins Rugby in Dallas, Texas, USA.

  5. Michael Owen

    Michael Owen
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    Michael Owen, is a former Welsh international rugby union player, who most often played Number 8, but was also versatile enough to play flanker or even lock. His ball handling was arguably his greatest asset.

  6. Randii Wessen

    Randii Wessen
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    economistastronomer
    Biography

    Randii Ray Wessen is an American astronautics systems engineer specifically involved in planetary exploration, experimental economist, and writer. Dr. Wessen has been an employee of the California Institute of Technology's Jet Propulsion Laboratory since 1984. He is currently the A-Team Lead Study Architect for JPL's Innovation Foundry. On the side, Wessen works with Dr. David Porter of Chapman University in the field of Experimental Economics, where they are designing a system to help allocate resources for building instruments on robotic deep space planetary spacecraft. This proposed system will build on the success of the Cassini Resource Exchange and be applied to NASA's Outer Planet Flagship Missions.

General info

Alternative names USW
Founded 1841
Accreditation Privy Council
Motto Success Through Endeavour
Academic structure Faculty of Business
Faculty of Creative Industries
Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Science
Faculty of Life Sciences and Education
Affiliations and memberships Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Universities UK
University Alliance

Location and Contacts

Address Llantwit Road
Pontypridd, Wales, CF37 1DL
United Kingdom
City population 31,000
Phone +44 (1443) 654 450
Fax +44 (1443) 654 050

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