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University of Cambridge review: 35 facts and highlights

University of Cambridge
University of Cambridge
100
points

Why is University of Cambridge better than the average?

  • Library collection
    8300600vs4947128.46
  • Year established
    1209vs1846.27
  • Nobel laureats alumni
    78vs5.78
  • Nobel laureats staff
    59vs6.86
  • U.S. News rank
    2vs145.28
  • Position on Times Higher Education ranking
    7vs125.55
  • Medical facilities
    20vs5.34
  • ARWU rank
    5vs143.19

Key facts and rankings

General info

1.academic staff

1596

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.

Best

University of British Columbia

10186

2.student unions

300

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, 2019.

Best

Arizona State University

1100

3.year established

1209

The university's long history can indicate excellent traditions and more resources. Source: university's official website, 2019.

Best

University of Oxford

1096

4.endowment

5.8$ billion

A financial endowment is a transfer of money and/or property donated to an institution. In the United States, the endowment is often integral to the financial health of educational institutions. Alumni or friends of institution sometimes contribute capital to the endowment. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Harvard University

32$ billion

5.extracurricular activities

353

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, 2019.

Best

Pennsylvania State University

1200

6.percentage of budget spent on research

31%

Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

Boston University

48.8%

Admissions

1.enrolled students

18187

Enrolled students include both undergraduate and graduate students. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

University of Rome La Sapienza

128963

2.admission rate

21.5%

An admission rate shows the percentage of applicants that was accepted by university. Low acceptance rate makes it difficult to get a place, but also can indicate the prestige and high education level. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

Aarhus University

3.3%

3.graduate students

6246

A high number of Masters and PhD students can indicate that the university has a research focus. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

University of Barcelona

36036

4.undergraduate students

11941

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, 2019.

Best

University of Rome La Sapienza

108648

5.number of applicants

15701

A high number of applicants can indicate that a university is in high demand and has a good overall image and reputation.

Best

University of Indonesia

100000

6.enrolled international students

19%

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, 2019.

Best

London School of Economics

52%

Facilities

1.cost of room and board

9162$

The approximate cost of room and board per academic year. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

Bauman Moscow State Technical University

0$

2.medical facilities

20

Source: university's official website, 2019.

Best

University of California, San Francisco

34

3.library collection

8300600

With a bigger library collection, the university can offer more books, magazines, online resources, etc. to its students. Source: university's official website, 2019.

Best

Australian National University

65500000

4.sports facilities

7

Source: university's official website, 2019.

Best

Texas A&M University

30

5.Has university dormitories
University of Cambridge

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.

6.Has a museum
University of Cambridge

Source: university's official website, 2019.

Rankings

1.position on Times Higher Education ranking

7

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.

Best

California Institute of Technology

1

2.U.S. News rank

2

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, 2019.

Best

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1

3.ARWU rank

5

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, 2019.

Best

Harvard University

1

Honors

1.Nobel laureats alumni

78

The total number of the alumni of an institution winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals. Alumni are defined as those who obtain bachelor, Master's or doctoral degrees from the institution. Source: Nobel Prize's website, 2019.

Best

University of Cambridge

78

2.Nobel laureats staff

59

Source: Nobel Prize's website, 2019.

Best

Harvard University

66

3.Academy Awards winners

10

The Academy Awards, now officially known as The Oscars, are a set of awards given annually for excellence of cinematic achievements. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

New York University

31

4.Pulitzer Prize winners

10

The Pulitzer Prize is a U.S. award for achievements in newspaper and online journalism, literature, and musical composition. Source: http://www.pulitzer.org/, 2019.

Best

Yale University

56

5.Is a member of the Ivy League
University of Cambridge

The Ivy League is an athletic conference composed of sports teams from eight private institutions of higher education in the Northeastern United States. The conference name is also commonly used to refer to those eight schools as a group. The term Ivy League also has connotations of academic excellence, selectivity in admissions, and social elitism. Source: university's official website, 2019.

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Dartmouth College

6.Turing Award winners

4

The ACM A.M. Turing Award is an annual prize given by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) to an individual selected for contributions of a technical nature made to the computing community. The Turing Award is recognized as the highest distinction in Computer science and Nobel Prize of computing. Source: ACM A.M. Turing's website, 2019.

Best

Stanford University

28

Tuition & Aid

1.tuition fees per year

13662$

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to the annual fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

Aarhus University

0$

2.tuition fees per year for international students

27802$

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to a fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

Weizmann Institute of Science

0$

3.grants per year per student

32653$

The average amount of funding that is available for a student per academic year (grants, scholarships and/or financial aid given to eligible students). Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

Dartmouth College

61398$

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