Abertay University

country rank  115
world rank  2203

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University Overview

Founded in 1994, Abertay University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Dundee (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Scotland. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, Abertay University (AU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Abertay University (AU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 25 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym AU
Founded 1994 Origins date back to 1888

University Location

Address Bell Street
Dundee (population range: 50,000-249,999)
DD1 1HG Scotland
United Kingdom
T +44 (1382) 308 000
F +44 (1382) 308 877

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Bell Street
Dundee DD1 1HG
+44 (1382) 308080

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Abertay University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Privy Council

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA)
  • British Psychological Society (BPS)
  • Law Society of Scotland

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Million+
  • Universities UK

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019