Aberystwyth University

country rank  58
world rank  650

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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 medium-sized town of Aberystwyth (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Wales. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, Aberystwyth University (AU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational 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 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 146 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. AU 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 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 Old College King Street
Aberystwyth (population range: 10,000-49,999)
SY23 2AX Wales
United Kingdom
T +44 (1970) 623 111
F +44 (1970) 627 410

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)
Not reported
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
Not reported

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 King Street
Aberystwyth SY23 2AX
+44 (1970) 622021

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 900-999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
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
1889

Affiliations

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

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018