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University of Glasgow

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Overview

Established in 1451, the University of Glasgow is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Glasgow (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Scotland. This institution also has a branch campus in Dumfries and Singapore. Officially recognized/chartered by the Privy Council, University of Glasgow (UofG) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational UK higher education institution. University of Glasgow (UofG) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 573-year-old UK higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UofG also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot

Control

University of Glasgow's Control Typepublic

Entity

University of Glasgow's Entity Typenon-profit

Size

University of Glasgow' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized

Selectivity

University of Glasgow's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name
Name (Non Latin) Oilthigh Ghlaschu
Acronym UofG
Founded 1451
Motto Via, Veritas, Vita
The Way, the Truth and the Life (John 14:6)
Colours Black and yellow
Mascot Tiger
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University Location

Address University Avenue
Glasgow
G12 8QQ Scotland
United Kingdom
University of Glasgow's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
University of Glasgow Phone Number +44 (141) 330 2000
University of Glasgow Fax Number +44 (141) 330 4505
Other locations Dumfries and Singapore

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels

Introduction

What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.


Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following University of Glasgow's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify University of Glasgow's academic range and degree level offering.




Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees

Introduction

Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.


Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This University of Glasgow's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at University of Glasgow.

University of Glasgow: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
10,000-12,499 US$
(9,110-11,390 Euro)
10,000-12,499 US$
(9,110-11,390 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(18,225 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(18,225 Euro)

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Admissions

Introduction

Applying for admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Read our "Introduction to University Admissions" article to learn more.


Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic University of Glasgow's admission information.

University of Glasgow's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).


University of Glasgow's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has University of Glasgow a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.


Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

University of Glasgow's acceptance rate range is not reported.


University of Glasgow's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

University of Glasgow has more than 11700 international students.

University of Glasgow's Admission Office Admission Office

71 Southpark Avenue
Glasgow G12 8LB
(141) 330 4515


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Size and Profile

Introduction

University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.


Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for University of Glasgow.

University of Glasgow's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

University of Glasgow has an enrollment range of 25,000-29,999 students making it a large-sized institution.


University of Glasgow's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 2,000-2,499 academic employees (Faculty).


University of Glasgow's Control Type Control Type

University of Glasgow is a public higher education institution.


University of Glasgow's Entity Type Entity Type

University of Glasgow is a non-profit higher education institution.


University of Glasgow's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.


University of Glasgow's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.


Religious Affiliation

University of Glasgow does not have any religious affiliation.


Facilities and Services

Introduction

What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.


University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of University of Glasgow's main facilities:


University of Glasgow's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit University of Glasgow's Library


University of Glasgow's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.


University of Glasgow's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.


University of Glasgow's Institutional Hospital Institutional Hospital

This institution has an institutional hospital that is owned and operated by the university. Institutional hospitals are typically affiliated with medical schools and provide a range of medical services to patients, while also serving as a teaching hospital for medical students and residents.


University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of University of Glasgow's main services:


University of Glasgow's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

University of Glasgow's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

University of Glasgow's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.


University of Glasgow's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

University of Glasgow's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.


Recognition and Accreditation

Introduction

There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.


University of Glasgow's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

University of Glasgow is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Privy Council

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation

1451


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important University of Glasgow's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • Association of MBAs (AMBA)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT
  • British Psychological Society (BPS)
  • Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP)
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
  • Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA)
  • European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education (EAEVE)
  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EQUIS)
  • General Medical Council (GMC)
  • General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS)
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland (ICAS)
  • Institute of Physics (IOP)
  • Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)
  • Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
  • Institution of Engineering Designers (IED)
  • Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)
  • Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE)
  • Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS)
  • Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS)
  • Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
  • Royal Statistical Society (RSS)


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Memberships and Affiliations

Introduction

University memberships and affiliations to external organizations can be important for several reasons... read our article about university affiliations and memberships to learn more.


Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important University of Glasgow's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Russell Group
  • Universitas 21 (U21)
  • Universities UK

Academic Structure

Introduction

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.


Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the University of Glasgow 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


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Social Media

Introduction

Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Read our article about the importance of Social Media for universities and prospective students to learn more.


Social Media

uniRank publishes brief reviews, rankings and metrics of some University of Glasgow's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.


Facebook Facebook

University of Glasgow's Facebook page University of Glasgow's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

University of Glasgow's X (formerly Twitter) page University of Glasgow's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

University of Glasgow's YouTube channel University of Glasgow's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

University of Glasgow's Instagram page University of Glasgow's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

University of Glasgow's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok

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Free Online Courses

Open Education Global Open Education Global

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