University of Stirling Rankings

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In the World#576 of 14178
In Europe#208 of 2794
In the United Kingdom#47 of 163
In Scotland#8 of 18
In Stirling#1 of 1
In Sociology#196 of 6,707

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
20%
Enrollment
14,000
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
stir.ac.uk
Languages
English

Publications & Citations

Publications
21,465
Citations
770,813

University of Stirling majors

by publication count

Biology
4,082
Psychology
2,655
Medicine
2,636
Sociology
1,701
Computer science
1,396
Economics
1,161
Business
1,024
Political science
966
Chemistry
755
Geography
664
Environmental science
567
Engineering
539
History
519
Mathematics
392
Philosophy
369
Art
365
Materials science
263
Geology
262
Physics
193

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Sociology13650,067
Geography16225,613
Business16846,854
Economics18952,515
Philosophy2221,867
History2281,761
Psychology290120,720
Political science3088,145
Biology381222,632
Art381537
Environmental science39520,006
Medicine57188,596
Geology5858,430
Computer science66028,945
Engineering68211,217
Mathematics86212,214
Chemistry111823,715
Physics14053,206
Materials science16156,290

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19902102079
19912372079
19922133183
19932143070
19942713307
19953233917
19963284214
19973594681
19983635301
19993836185
20004107319
20014048681
200242510218
200345113100
200445213517
200545015909
200652518803
200767521932
200864524328
200969028500
201070131751
201180636836
201293240883
201388745858
201488349473
201596050330
201698549270
201797950498
201897647270
2019100356337
2020108563476

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate20%
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

Tuition

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

University of Stirling 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+++
DoctorateAquaculture, 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

General info

Founded1967
WikipediaUniversity of Stirling
AccreditationPrivy Council
MottoInnovation and Excellence
Academic structureSchool 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 membershipsAssociation of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
European University Association (EUA)
Universities UK

Location and Contacts

AddressStirling, Scotland, FK9 4LA
United Kingdom
City population94,000
Phone+44 (1786) 473 171
Fax+44 (1786) 463 000

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