University of Sunderland: Statistics

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#1382 of 14,160In the World
#487 of 2,789In Europe
#96 of 163In the United Kingdom
#79 of 131In England
#251 of 1,004For Media Studies
Top50%For 40 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
27%
Enrollment
19,090
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate27%
Admissions RequirementsYes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Academic CalendarSeptember to June
Enrollment19,090
Full time employee950
Student:staff ratio20:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
4,179
Citations
111,093

University of Sunderland majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,267 / 31,564
Medicine
890 / 25,958
Computer Science
850 / 22,571
Psychology
641 / 24,693
Engineering
614 / 10,667
Business
529 / 12,874
Sociology
435 / 14,377
Biology
387 / 20,362
Chemistry
374 / 10,143
Art & Design
314 / 6,887
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
288 / 5,156
Environmental Science
280 / 13,458
Political Science
212 / 1,698
Physics
177 / 5,164
Social Psychology
153 / 8,018
Mathematics
150 / 6,109
Materials Science
139 / 4,270
Communications and Public Relations
129 / 1,514
Education Majors
126 / 5,479
Economics
120 / 1,280
Demography
120 / 5,515
Gender Studies
117 / 4,978
Health Science
109 / 3,251
Law
100 / 806
Media Studies
98 / 3,069
History
92 / 825
Nursing
92 / 646
Physical Therapy
90 / 2,972
Management Information Systems
89 / 1,535
Hospitality and Hotel Management
87 / 5,243
Healthcare Management (MHA)
84 / 1,101
Machine Learning
81 / 1,282
Child Psychology
80 / 2,549
Cognitive Science
80 / 3,916
Creative Writing
77 / 1,341
Family medicine
77 / 1,318
Human-Computer Interaction
74 / 1,571
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
73 / 5,615
Software Engineering
73 / 239
Ecology
72 / 3,049

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199010
199112
19921510
19934796
19943935
19956495
199666147
199775171
199895318
1999160510
2000200942
20011631099
20021631558
20031521770
20041742131
20051502673
20061753077
20071563425
20081863932
20091884659
20101384968
20111165413
20121286115
20131656346
20141517099
20151396745
20161636710
20171777347
20182107341
20192079232
202023410981

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$11,250$6,250
International students$18,750$13,750

The University of Sunderland 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+++
DoctorateArts and Humanities, Business Administration, Fine Arts, Law, Management, Natural Sciences, Tourism

Notable alumni

  1. Ross Pearson

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    Ross Pearson
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1984-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    mixed martial artist
    Biography

    Ross Pearson is an English mixed martial artist who last competed in 2019. A 26-fight veteran of the UFC, he was a three-time "Fight of the Night" winner and was the lightweight winner of The Ultimate Fighter 9.

  2. Steve Cram

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    Steve Cram
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1960-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    middle-distance runnerathletics competitormarathon runner
    Biography

    Stephen Cram is a British retired track and field athlete. Along with fellow Britons Sebastian Coe and Steve Ovett, he was one of the world's dominant middle distance runners during the 1980s. Nicknamed "The Jarrow Arrow", after his home town, Cram set world records in the 1500 m, 2000 m and the mile during a 19-day period in the summer of 1985. He was the first man to run 1500 m under 3 minutes and 30 seconds. He won the 1500 m gold medal at the 1983 World Championships and the 1500 m silver medal at the 1984 Olympic Games.

  3. Ortis Deley

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    Ortis Deley
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1973-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    actordisc jockeypresentertelevision presenter
    Biography

    Ortis Deley is a British television presenter, radio DJ and actor of Ghanaian and Nigerian descent, best known for presenting the Children's BBC Saturday morning flagship series Live & Kicking. As of 2016, he is a presenter on The Gadget Show. He has also co-presented Police Interceptors in the UK, with Rick Edwards. He also appeared on Police Interceptors special edition where he drove around with the Cleveland and Durham specialist operations unit as well as observing the operations of the control centre.

  4. Carl I. Hagen

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    Carl I. Hagen
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1944-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Carl Ivar Hagen is a Norwegian politician and former Vice President of the Storting, the Norwegian parliament. He was the leader of the Progress Party from 1978 to 2006, when he stepped down in favour of Siv Jensen. Under his leadership, he was the undisputed leader and, in many ways, personally controlled its ideology and policies.

  5. Azzam Tamimi

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    Azzam Tamimi
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Azzam Tamimi (sometimes spelled Azam Tamimi; born 1955, Hebron, Jordan is a British Jordanian academic and political activist affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood. He is currently a freelance presenter at Alhiwar TV Channel. He headed the Institute of Islamic Political Thought until 2008. Tamimi has written several books on Middle Eastern and Islamic politics, including "Power-Sharing Islam", "Islam and Secularism in the Middle East", Rachid Ghannouchi, Democrat within Islamism and Hamas: A History from Within.

  6. Mike Rumbles

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    Mike Rumbles
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1956-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Michael John Rumbles is a former Scottish Liberal Democrat politician. He served as a Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) for North East Scotland, from 2016 to 2021. He previously represented West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine before being defeated at the 2011 election in the successor constituency of Aberdeenshire West).

  7. Andrew Singleton

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    Andrew Singleton
    Years
    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    neurogeneticistneuroscientistresearcher
    Biography

    Andrew B. Singleton is a British neurogeneticist currently working in the USA. He was born in Guernsey, the Channel Islands in 1972, where he lived until he was 18 years old. His secondary education was conducted at the Guernsey Grammar School. He earned a first class degree in Applied Physiology from Sunderland University and his PhD in neuroscience from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne where he studied the genetics of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias at the Medical Research Council Neurochemical Pathology Unit. He moved to the United States in 1999, where he began working at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida studying the genetic basis of Parkinson's disease, ataxia, and dystonia. He moved to the National Institutes of Health in 2001 to head the newly formed Molecular Genetics unit within the Laboratory of Neurogenetics. In 2006 he took over as Chief of the Laboratory of Neurogenetics and became an NIH Distinguished Investigator in the intramural program at the National Institute on Aging (NIA) in 2017. In 2020 he stepped down as the Chief of the Laboratory of Neurogenetics and became the Acting Director of the newly formed Center for Alzheimer's and Related Dementias at the NIA.

  8. Alex Hanna

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    Alex Hanna
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    painter
    Biography

    Alex Hanna is an English artist. He studied Fine Art at Sunderland Polytechnic from 1983 to 1986. His paintings display arrangements of disposable packaging and objects which have little or no material value. These objects are arranged in a traditional still life format and painted using process based and traditional painting techniques.

General info

Founded1992
AccreditationPrivy Council
MottoScientiam Dulce Hauriens
Sweetly absorbing knowledge
Colorsnasturtium, dark blue
Academic structureFaculty of Arts, Design, Media
Faculty of Business and Law
Faculty of Education and Society
Faculty of Applied Science
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
European University Association (EUA)
MillionPlus
Universities UK

Location and Contacts

AddressEdinburgh Building, City Campus, Chester Road
Sunderland, North East England, SR1 3SD
United Kingdom
City population277,000
Phone+44 (191) 515 2000
Fax+44 (191) 515 2044

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