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Swansea University

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Established in 1920, the Swansea University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Swansea (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Wales. Officially recognized/chartered by the Privy Council, Swansea University is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational UK higher education institution. Swansea University 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 104-year-old UK higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Swansea University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Swansea University's Control Typepublic


Swansea University's Entity Typenon-profit


Swansea University' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Swansea University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Founded 1920
Motto Gweddw crefft heb ei dawn
Technical skill is bereft without culture
Colours Blue and white
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n.a.; please submit an official Swansea University general video presentation.

University Location

Address Singleton Park
SA2 8PP Wales
United Kingdom
Swansea University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Swansea University Phone Number +44 (1792) 205 678
Swansea University Fax Number +44 (1792) 295 839

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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 Swansea University'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 Swansea University'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 Swansea University'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 Swansea University.

Swansea University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
10,000-12,499 US$
(9,110-11,390 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)
17,500-19,999 US$
(15,950-18,225 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)

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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 Swansea University's admission information.

Swansea University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Swansea University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Swansea University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Swansea University's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Swansea University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

Swansea University has more than 3800 international students.

Swansea University's Admission Office Admission Office

Singleton Park
Swansea SA2 8PP
(1792) 295 111

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Size and Profile


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 Swansea University.

Swansea University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

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

Swansea University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

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

Swansea University's Control Type Control Type

Swansea University is a public higher education institution.

Swansea University's Entity Type Entity Type

Swansea University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Swansea University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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

Swansea University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Trimesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Swansea University does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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 Swansea University's main facilities:

Swansea University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Swansea University's Library

Swansea University's Housing University Housing

Not reported

Swansea University'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 Swansea University's main services:

Swansea University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

Not reported

Swansea University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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

Swansea University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Swansea University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Swansea University'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.

Swansea University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Swansea University 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 Swansea University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT
  • British Psychological Society (BPS)
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
  • Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT)
  • General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)
  • Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFA)
  • Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE)
  • Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3)
  • Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA)
  • 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)
  • National School of Health Care Science
  • Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS)
  • Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)
  • Royal Society of Biology (RSB)
  • Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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 Swansea University'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)
  • 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 Swansea University 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


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 Swansea University's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.

Facebook Facebook

Swansea University's Facebook page Swansea University's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Swansea University's X (formerly Twitter) page Swansea University's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Swansea University's YouTube channel Swansea University's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Swansea University's Instagram page Swansea University's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Swansea University's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

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