University of South Wales

country rank  76
world rank  855

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University Overview

Founded in 1841, University of South Wales is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the medium-sized town of Pontypridd (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Wales. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Cardiff, Newport. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, University of South Wales (USW) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of South Wales (USW) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 177 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. USW also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym USW
Founded 1841
Motto Success Through Endeavour

University Location

Address Llantwit Road
Pontypridd (population range: 10,000-49,999)
CF37 1DL Wales
United Kingdom
T +44 (8455) 760 101
F +44 (1443) 654 050
Other locations Cardiff, Newport

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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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 Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Lodge Road, Caerleon
Newport NP18 3QT
+44 0800 716925
(3455) 76 77 78

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,500-1,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Privy Council


Year of first Accreditation
1893

Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Universities UK
  • University Alliance

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018