Aberystwyth University

country rank  66
world rank  703

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University Overview

Founded in 1872, Aberystwyth University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Aberystwyth (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Wales. Officially recognized/chartered by the Privy Council, Aberystwyth University (AU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational UK higher education institution. Aberystwyth University (AU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), 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 151 years old UK higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. AU 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, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Acronym AU
Founded 1872
Motto Nid Byd, Byd Heb Wybodaeth
A world without knowledge is no world at all
Colours Green and red

University Location

Address Penglais Campus
SY23 3FL Wales
United Kingdom
Tel +44 (1970) 623 111
Fax +44 (1970) 627 410

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Not reported
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
Not reported

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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 King Street
Aberystwyth SY23 2AX
(1970) 622021

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Aberystwyth University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Institutional Accreditation

Privy Council

Year of first Accreditation


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Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Thursday, 9 March 2023