University of Stirling: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#571 of 14,131 In the World
#224 of 2,785 In Europe
#48 of 163 In the United Kingdom
#8 of 18 In Scotland
#18 of 1,012 For Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
Top50% For 143 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
15%
Enrollment
14,000
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
www.stir.ac.uk
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate15%
Admissions RequirementsA minimum of 4 passes at SQA Higher Grade; or a mixture of A-levels, VCEs and Ass to make the equivalent of 3 A-levels; or an acceptable pass in approved subjects in any of the HNC/D, BTEC National Diploma; or a pass in an approved Access course; or school leavers' qualifications from the European Union
Academic CalendarSeptember to June
Enrollment14,000
Full time employee1,500
Student:staff ratio9:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
18,736
Citations
745,262

University of Stirling majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
5,836 / 191,707
Medicine
3,879 / 146,231
Biology
3,605 / 212,139
Environmental Science
3,053 / 178,303
Psychology
2,885 / 150,259
Business
2,275 / 104,889
Computer Science
1,915 / 80,558
Sociology
1,585 / 54,272
Ecology
1,355 / 106,281
Engineering
1,267 / 36,044
Chemistry
1,253 / 62,183
Economics
1,189 / 36,841
Demography
1,142 / 64,019
Political Science
967 / 12,792
Art & Design
805 / 15,059
Social Psychology
690 / 42,170
Communications and Public Relations
679 / 21,967
Mathematics
656 / 18,870
Geography and Cartography
615 / 26,603
Physics
570 / 16,640
Biochemistry
554 / 39,695
Zoology
548 / 31,054
Public Health
536 / 22,420
Health Science
531 / 29,749
Nursing
514 / 15,976
Environmental Management
492 / 24,709
Child Psychology
489 / 33,790
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
488 / 17,111
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
476 / 30,760
Marketing
474 / 26,040
Cognitive Science
470 / 31,475
History
464 / 1,492
Education Majors
413 / 18,348
Healthcare Management (MHA)
391 / 15,807
Law
376 / 5,014
Physical Therapy
346 / 14,018
Animal Science
342 / 20,107
Psychiatry
329 / 14,173
Media Studies
297 / 3,218
Agricultural Science
291 / 29,067

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 255 2294
1992 219 3109
1993 225 3342
1994 280 3659
1995 333 4231
1996 347 4595
1997 380 5080
1998 380 5852
1999 400 6716
2000 445 7976
2001 421 9502
2002 453 11091
2003 491 14074
2004 483 14734
2005 494 17144
2006 550 20329
2007 705 23719
2008 687 26618
2009 742 30573
2010 738 34293
2011 858 39210
2012 973 43564
2013 929 48572
2014 921 52219
2015 989 53641
2016 1020 52942
2017 1018 55131
2018 1018 54651
2019 1034 63751
2020 1180 74391
2021 1148 80575

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $11,250$6,250
International students $18,750$16,250

The University of Stirling 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 Aquaculture, Biological and Life Sciences, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Education, Health Sciences, History, Law, Literature, Mathematics, Media Studies, Modern Languages, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Religion, Social Sciences, Sports

University of Stirling alumni

  1. Iain Banks

    Iain Banks
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1954-2013 (aged 59)
    Occupations
    science fiction writernovelistwriterphilosopher
    Biography

    Iain Banks was a Scottish author, writing mainstream fiction as Iain Banks and science fiction as Iain M. Banks, adding the initial of his adopted middle name Menzies (/ˈmɪŋɪz/ (listen)). After the success of The Wasp Factory (1984), he began to write full time. His first science fiction book, Consider Phlebas, appeared in 1987, marking the start of the Culture series. His books have been adapted for theatre, radio and television. In 2008, The Times named Banks in their list of "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945". In April 2013, Banks announced he had inoperable cancer and was unlikely to live beyond a year. He died on 9 June 2013.

  2. Grace Dent

    Grace Dent
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    writerjournalistnovelistchildren's writer
    Biography

    Grace Dent is an English columnist, broadcaster and author. She is a restaurant critic for The Guardian and from 2011 to 2017 wrote a restaurant column for the Evening Standard. She is a regular critic on the BBC's MasterChef UK and has appeared on Channel 4's television series Very British Problems.

  3. Duncan Scott

    Duncan Scott
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1997-.. (age 25)
    Occupations
    swimmer
    Biography

    Duncan William MacNaughton Scott is a Scottish swimmer representing Great Britain at the FINA World Aquatics Championships and the Olympic Games, and Scotland at the Commonwealth Games. Scott made history after winning four medals - more than any other British athlete at a single Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020 - and becoming Great Britain's most decorated swimmer in Olympic history. An all-rounder in the pool, Scott has swum internationally in 100 and 200 metres freestyle and butterfly, and 200 metres individual medley. He has won a gold at the Olympics and two golds at the World Championships in 4 x 200 metre freestyle relay, a gold in the 4 x 100 metre medley relay, as well as silvers at the World Championships and Olympics in freestyle and medley relay. Individually, Scott was the 100 metre freestyle champion at the 2015 European Games and 2018 Commonwealth Games, and the 200 metre freestyle champion at the same European Games and the 2018 European Aquatics Championships.

  4. Daniel Kawczynski

    Daniel Kawczynski
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Daniel Robert Kawczynski is a British Conservative Party politician.

General info

Founded 1967
Accreditation Privy Council
Motto Innovation and Excellence
Academic structure School of Natural Sciences
Institute of Aquaculture
School of Biological and Environmental Sciences
Department of Psychology
Department of Computing Science and Mathematics
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health
School of Sport
School of Applied Social Science
School of Education
Stirling Management School
School of Arts and Humanities
Department of English Studies
Department of Philosophy
Department of Film, Media and Journalism
School of History and Politics
School of Languages, Cultures and Religions
School of Law
Affiliations and memberships Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
European University Association (EUA)
Universities UK

Location and Contacts

Address Stirling, Scotland, FK9 4LA
United Kingdom
City population 38,000
Phone +44 (1786) 473 171
Fax +44 (1786) 463 000

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