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University of Strathclyde

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Founded in 1964, the University of Strathclyde 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. Officially recognized/chartered by the Privy Council, University of Strathclyde is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational UK higher education institution. University of Strathclyde 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 60-year-old UK higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. University of Strathclyde also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


University of Strathclyde's Control Typepublic


University of Strathclyde's Entity Typenon-profit


University of Strathclyde' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


University of Strathclyde's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Founded 1964 Origins date back to 1796 as Andersonian Institute
Motto The Place of Useful Learning
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University Location

Address Mccance Building 16, Richmond Street
G1 1XQ Scotland
United Kingdom
University of Strathclyde's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
University of Strathclyde Phone Number +44 (141) 552 4400
University of Strathclyde Fax Number +44 (141) 552 0775

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


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 Strathclyde'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 Strathclyde's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


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 Strathclyde'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 Strathclyde.

University of Strathclyde: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
10,000-12,499 US$
(9,110-11,390 Euro)
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
17,500-19,999 US$
(15,950-18,225 Euro)
12,500-14,999 US$
(11,390-13,670 Euro)

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Admission Information

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

University of Strathclyde's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

University of Strathclyde's Admission Selection Admission Selection

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

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

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

University of Strathclyde's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

University of Strathclyde has more than 5700 international students.

University of Strathclyde's Admission Office Admission Office

(141) 552 4400
(141) 548 3195

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

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

University of Strathclyde's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

University of Strathclyde has an enrollment range of 15,000-19,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

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

This institution has a range of 1,000-1,499 academic employees (Faculty).

University of Strathclyde's Control Type Control Type

University of Strathclyde is a public higher education institution.

University of Strathclyde's Entity Type Entity Type

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

University of Strathclyde's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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

University of Strathclyde's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

University of Strathclyde does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

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

University of Strathclyde's Library University Library

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

University of Strathclyde's Housing University Housing

Not reported

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

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

University Services

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

University of Strathclyde's Financial Aid Financial Aid

Not reported

University of Strathclyde's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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

University of Strathclyde's Distance Learning Distance Learning

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

University of Strathclyde's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

University of Strathclyde's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


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 Strathclyde's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

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

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT
  • British Psychological Society (BPS)
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
  • Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT)
  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EQUIS)
  • General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)
  • General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS)
  • Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS)
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland (ICAS)
  • Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE)
  • Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST)
  • Institute of Physics (IOP)
  • Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM)
  • Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE)
  • 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 Institution of Naval Architects (RINA)
  • Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
  • Royal Statistical Society (RSS)
  • Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important University of Strathclyde'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)
  • European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU)
  • Universities UK

Academic Structure


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 Strathclyde 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

University of Strathclyde's Facebook page University of Strathclyde's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

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

YouTube YouTube

University of Strathclyde's YouTube channel University of Strathclyde's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

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

LinkedIn LinkedIn

University of Strathclyde's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

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