University of South Wales Rankings

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In the World#1862 of 14178
In Europe#634 of 2794
In the United Kingdom#106 of 163
In Wales#5 of 10
In Pontypridd#1 of 1

Quick Review

Enrollment
22,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
English

Publications & Citations

Publications
4,473
Citations
145,865

University of South Wales majors

by publication count

Medicine
930
Computer science
650
Psychology
390
Mathematics
386
Engineering
364
Business
281
Sociology
255
Political science
187
Chemistry
182
Materials science
143
Economics
127
Physics
106
Biology
96
Geography
80
History
63
Environmental science
55
Art
55
Geology
26
Philosophy
10

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Art542312
Mathematics59922,574
Engineering63212,641
Sociology6714,763
Business7047,221
Political science8171,530
Computer science84418,356
Geography8822,514
Economics9434,215
Psychology97013,235
History987128
Medicine99624,792
Environmental science11183,400
Chemistry157111,366
Materials science16056,404
Physics16831,857
Geology1867411
Philosophy210610
Biology22054,442

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19932911
19944831
19957673
199686132
1997125206
1998125277
1999149389
2000150662
2001191858
20021991187
20032051446
20042201858
20052582175
20062902886
20072803820
20083625065
20093446305
20103187469
20113249010
201232810463
201323012710
20144813588
2015812665
2016811402
2017310599
201838473
201918462

Acceptance rate & Admissions

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

Tuition

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

University of South Wales 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++++
DoctorateBusiness Administration, Electronic Engineering, Law, Medicine, Psychology

General info

Alternative namesUSW
Founded1841
WikipediaUniversity of South Wales
AccreditationPrivy Council
MottoSuccess Through Endeavour
Academic structureFaculty of Business
Faculty of Creative Industries
Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Science
Faculty of Life Sciences and Education
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Universities UK
University Alliance

Location and Contacts

AddressLlantwit Road
Pontypridd, Wales, CF37 1DL
United Kingdom
City population33,000
Phone+44 (1443) 654 450
Fax+44 (1443) 654 050

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