The University of Edinburgh

country rank  4
world rank  57

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University Overview

Established in 1583, The University of Edinburgh is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Edinburgh (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Scotland. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, The University of Edinburgh is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The University of Edinburgh offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 436 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1583

University Location

Address Old College, South Bridge
Edinburgh (population range: 250,000-499,999)
EH8 9YL Scotland
United Kingdom
T +44 (131) 650 1000
F +44 (131) 650 2147

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 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 33 Buccleuch Place
Edinburgh EH8 9JS
+44 (131) 650 4360

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff 4,500-4,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Privy Council


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EQUIS)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • European University Association (EUA)
  • League of European Research Universities (LERU)
  • Coimbra Group
  • Russell Group
  • Universitas 21 (U21)
  • Universities UK
  • Education UK
  • Universities Scotland

Academic Structure


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Social Media

Online Courses

iTunes U

The University of Edinburgh's iTunes U channel for video lectures and course podcasts. Direct link (iTunes software required)


Open Education Consortium

Not reported


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019