University College Cork
Top 48%73 points
Top 48%
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University College Cork: 28 facts and highlights

1. tuition fees per year

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to the annual fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
7342.7$
Universidad de Buenos Aires: 0$
53
0

2. tuition fees per year for international students

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to a fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
7342.7$
Universidade Estadual de Campinas: 0$
40
0

3. year established

The university's long history can indicate excellent traditions and more resources. Source: university's official website, 2017.
1845
University of Oxford: 1096
39
0

4. number of partner universities

Number of partner universities and research institutions shows how big are students' opportunities for exchanges and conducting research abroad. Source: university's official website, 2017.
281
Sapienza-Università di Roma: 914
38
0

5. cost of room and board

The approximate cost of room and board. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
6512$
Московский государственный технический университет им. Н. Э. Баумана: 0$
38
0

6. US News rank

The U.S. News World's Best Universities rankings, based on the QS World University Rankings, evaluated schools in countries such as the United Kingdom, Australia, China, and more, and identified these to be the world's top universities. Source: U.S. News, 2017.
190
MIT: 1
36
0

7. academic staff

Number of academic staff. Data is obtained from national agencies such as National Ministry of Education, National Bureau of Statistics, National Association of Universities and Colleges, National Rector's Conference.
762
University of British Columbia: 10186
36
0

8. position on Times Higher Education ranking

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings is an annual ranking published by the British magazine “Times Higher Education”. Information is supplied by Thomson Reuters and provides performance based data. Main ranking indicators are based on the universities' core missions- teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.
306
Caltech: 1
35
0

9. library collection

With a bigger library collection, the university can offer more books, magazines, online resources, etc. to its students. Source: university's official website, 2017.
818374
Australian National University: 65500000
35
0

10. enrolled students

Enrolled students include both undergraduate and graduate students. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
20000
Sapienza-Università di Roma: 128963
34
0

11. ARWU rank

The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) uses six objective indicators to rank world universities, including the number of alumni and staff winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals, number of highly cited researchers selected by Thomson Scientific, number of articles published in journals of Nature and Science, number of articles indexed in Science Citation Index - Expanded and Social Sciences Citation Index, and per capita performance with respect to the size of an institution. Source: ARWU, 2017.
363
Harvard University: 1
34
0

12. medical facilities

Source: university's official website, 2017.
1
University of California, San Francisco: 34
33
0

13. graduate students

A high number of Masters and PhD students can indicate that the university has a research focus. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
4000
Universitat de Barcelona: 36036
32
0

14. undergraduate students

Undergraduate education is an education level taken in order to gain one's first tertiary degree. When you're studying at bigger university you have better possibilities of networking and usually an access to better resources. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
14000
Sapienza-Università di Roma: 108648
31
0

15. sport facilities

Source: university's official website, 2017.
6
Texas A&M University: 30
31
0

16. enrolled international students

The percentage of international students among all students show if the university is attractive abroad and the level of diversity. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
15%
London School of Economics and Political Science: 52%
30
0

17. extracurricular activities

A wide range of extracurricular activities, like sports, drama, choir classes, research trips, ect. shows that university supports not only academical interests of students but also their hobbies. Source: university's official website, 2017.
135
Pennsylvania State University: 1200
30
0

18. student unions

A students' union, student government, free student union, student senate, students' association, guild of students or government of student body is a student organization present in many colleges and universities and many high schools. In higher education, the students' union is often accorded its own building on the campus, dedicated to social, organisational activities, representation and academic support of the membership. Source: university's official website, 2017.
85
Arizona State University: 1100
29
0

19. alumni network

An alumni association is an association of graduates or, more broadly, of former students (alumni). In the United Kingdom and the United States, alumni of universities, colleges, schools (especially independent schools), fraternities, and sororities often form groups with alumni from the same organization. Source: university's official website, 2017.
100000
University of Illinois at Chicago: 600000
29
0

20. grants per year per student

An average amount of grants and financial aid given to a student. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
2402$
Dartmouth College: 61398$
29
0

21. dorm capacity

The number of students that can be hosted in dormitories. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
860
University of California, Los Angeles: 25147
28
0

22. Has university dormitories

The university has its own halls of residence available for students. These can provide an exciting social life, and sometimes work out cheaper than private accommodation.
University College Cork
73% have it
28
0

23. Has a museum

Source: university's official website, 2017.
University College Cork
77% have it
27
0

24. highly cited researchers

The number of highly cited researchers in 21 subject categories. These individuals are the most cited within each category. Thomson Reuters, which did the data crunching for THE, combed through 6 million journal articles published over a five-year period, and then calculated how many times those articles were cited by other scholars. Source: Thomson Reuters, 2017.
3
Stanford University: 103
27
0

25. students from international exchange programs

A student exchange program is a program where students from a secondary school or university study abroad at one of their institution's partner institutions. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
439
New York University: 8660
27
0

26. students away on international exchange programs

A student exchange program is a program where students from a secondary school or university study abroad at one of their institution's partner institutions. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
201
University College Dublin: 5000
25
0

27. number of museums

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
1
Sapienza-Università di Roma: 21
25
0

28. companies established by graduates

With a high number of companies established by graduates, you can assume that the faculty encourages entrepreneurship. Source: Forbes Global 2000, 2017.
0
Harvard University: 17
24
0

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