University of Sussex: Statistics

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#263 of 14,160In the World
#97 of 2,789In Europe
#27 of 163In the United Kingdom
#23 of 131In England
#1 of 2In Brighton
#19 of 1,000For International Relations and Diplomacy
Top100For 47 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
83%
Enrollment
17,319
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate83%
Admissions RequirementsGeneral Certificate of Education (GCE); with passes in 2 subjects at ('A') level, or 1 subject at 'A' and 2 at Advanced Supplementary ('AS') level, or 4 subjects at 'AS' level, and for foreign students, a pass in an appropriate test in English
Academic CalendarOctober to June (October - December; January-March; April-June)
Enrollment17,319
Full time employee2,250
Student:staff ratio8:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
47,214
Citations
2,438,630

University of Sussex majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
11,286 / 400,452
Physics
8,887 / 670,250
Biology
6,817 / 465,144
Computer Science
5,727 / 308,700
Psychology
5,600 / 367,598
Medicine
5,175 / 221,938
Chemistry
5,106 / 201,322
Engineering
5,082 / 182,714
Economics
3,986 / 204,293
Business
3,765 / 215,835
Sociology
3,175 / 133,697
Environmental Science
3,101 / 199,459
Political Science
2,689 / 53,994
Astrophysics and Astronomy
2,420 / 222,315
Quantum and Particle physics
1,999 / 252,415
Art & Design
1,944 / 40,648
Materials Science
1,852 / 61,449
Demography
1,710 / 120,256
Mathematics
1,512 / 70,144
Cognitive Science
1,446 / 103,125
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
1,436 / 74,281
Development Studies
1,397 / 93,146
Social Psychology
1,367 / 125,152
Genetics
1,170 / 120,804
Child Psychology
1,102 / 91,425
Biochemistry
1,091 / 60,030
Ecology
1,068 / 92,380
Political Economy
1,026 / 31,869
Law
936 / 15,215
Atomic and Molecular physics
894 / 51,253
Molecular Biology
874 / 70,914
Nuclear Physics
856 / 164,130
Gender Studies
803 / 17,429
Neuroscience
799 / 42,016
Communications and Public Relations
794 / 39,052
History
782 / 4,621
Theoretical Physics
761 / 35,862
Geography and Cartography
747 / 29,971
Pharmacy
694 / 17,199
Public Policy / Administration
678 / 31,707

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199046211185
199151512016
199260113892
199355815190
199460415011
199566916588
199668217702
199770919661
199875021943
199974225021
200081627062
200192530130
200288435232
200398439383
200493644653
2005103451222
2006108958115
2007117465484
2008117773752
2009129682403
2010138390381
20111433100556
20121493117826
20131678133649
20141864140816
20151909152882
20162226152565
20172162152243
20182080150709
20192131162929
20202424189473

Tuition

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

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+
Postgraduate DiplomaHuman Resources
DoctorateAmerican Studies, Anthropology, Art History, Artificial Intelligence, Astronomy and Space Science, Behavioural Sciences, Biochemistry, Business Administration, Chemistry, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Design, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Engineering, English, Film, Finance, Gender Studies, Geography, Health Sciences, History, Human Rights, Information Technology, International Relations, Law, Linguistics, Management, Mathematics, Media Studies, Medicine, Molecular Biology, Music, Neurosciences, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Teacher Training, Theatre, Writing

University of Sussex alumni

  1. Billy Idol

    Photo
    Billy Idol
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    singeractorfilm actorsongwritermusician
    Biography

    William Michael Albert Broad, known professionally as Billy Idol, is an English musician, singer, songwriter and actor who holds dual British and American citizenship. He first achieved fame in the 1970s emerging from the London punk rock scene as the lead singer of the group Generation X. Subsequently, he embarked on a solo career which led to international recognition and made Idol a lead artist during the MTV-driven "Second British Invasion" in the United States. The name "Billy Idol" was inspired by a schoolteacher's description of him as "idle".

  2. Walter O'Brien

    Photo
    Walter O'Brien
    Born in
    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1975-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    computer securityethical hackerchief executive officer
    Biography

    Walter O'Brien is an Irish businessman and information technologist. He was also the executive producer and loose inspiration of the television series Scorpion. He is known for various self-reported claims including a childhood IQ of 197 which have been scrutinized.

  3. Ian McEwan

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    Ian McEwan
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Enrolled in the University of Sussex
    In 1970 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    writerscreenwriternovelistplaywrightfilm producer
    Biography

    Ian Russell McEwan, CBE, FRSA, FRSL is an English novelist and screenwriter. In 2008, The Times featured him on its list of "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945" and The Daily Telegraph ranked him number 19 in its list of the "100 most powerful people in British culture".

  4. Jim Carter

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    Jim Carter
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actorstage actorlighting designertelevision actor
    Biography

    James Edward Carter is an English actor. He is best known for his role in Downton Abbey (2010–2015) playing Mr Carson, a role that has earned him four nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (2012–2015). He reprised his role in the feature film Downton Abbey (2019).

General info

Founded1961
AccreditationPrivy Council
MottoVacate et scire
Be still and know
Colorswhite, teal
Academic structureDepartment of Humanities
Department of Life Sciences
Department of Science and Technology
Department of Social Sciences and Cultural Studies
Department of Science and Technology Policy Research
Sussex Institute
Brighton and Sussex Medical School
Affiliations and membershipsUniversities UK

Location and Contacts

AddressSussex House, Falmer
Brighton, South East England, BN1 9RH
United Kingdom
City population134,000
Phone+44 (1273) 606 755
Fax+44 (1273) 678 335

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