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University of Edinburgh review: 34 facts and highlights

University of Edinburgh
76
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University of Edinburgh

Why is University of Edinburgh better than the average?

  • Alumni network
    ?

    200000vs174282.16
  • Cost of room and board
    ?

    6 445$vs7 983.388 823 529 412$
  • Admission rate
    ?

    27.3%vs37.67%
  • Academic staff
    ?

    8413vs2482.15
  • U.S. News rank
    ?

    21vs145.28
  • ARWU rank
    ?

    51vs143.19
  • Position on Times Higher Education ranking
    ?

    32vs125.55
  • Nobel laureats staff
    ?

    9vs6.86

General info

1.extracurricular activities
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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

317

2.alumni network
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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, 2019.

Best

University of Illinois at Chicago

600000

200000

3.academic staff
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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

8413

4.Highly cited researchers
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Compiled yearly by Clarivate Analytics, the number indicates how many researchers affiliated with a university are among the top 1% most cited scholars in their fields. Source: Clarivate Analytics, 2019.

Best

Stanford University

103

13

5.endowment
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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

0.36$ billion

6.student unions
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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

250

Admissions

1.admission rate
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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%

27.3%

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

Best

University of Rome La Sapienza

128963

32686

3.enrolled international students
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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%

35%

4.undergraduate students
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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

21677

5.graduate students
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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

11191

6.number of applicants
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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

47000

Facilities

1.library collection
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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

2105200

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

Best

Bauman Moscow State Technical University

0$

6 445$

3.medical facilities
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Source: university's official website, 2019.

Best

University of California, San Francisco

34

5

4.sports facilities
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Source: university's official website, 2019.

Best

Texas A&M University

30

3

5.Has university dormitories
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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 of Edinburgh
6.Has a museum
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Source: university's official website, 2019.

University of Edinburgh

Rankings

1.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.

Best

California Institute of Technology

1

32

2.ARWU rank
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The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) uses six objective indicators to rank world universities. These indicators include 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

51

3.U.S. News rank
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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

21

Honors

1.Nobel laureats staff
?

Source: Nobel Prize's website, 2019.

Best

Harvard University

66

9

2.Nobel laureats alumni
?

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

6

3.Turing Award winners
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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

1

4.Academy Awards winners
?

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

1

5.Is a member of the Ivy League
?

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.

For example

Dartmouth College

University of Edinburgh

Tuition & Aid

1.tuition fees per year
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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$

13 964$

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, 2019.

Best

Weizmann Institute of Science

0$

20 636$

3.average financial aid
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A general amount of financial aid for students in millions of dollars. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

University of Georgia

43978445$ million

183$ million

4.grants per year per student
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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

61 398$

3 142$

5.tuition fee growth rate
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A lower growth rate for tuition fees indicates that the cost of studying at the university is not increasing too quickly year on year. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

University of Heidelberg

-100%

4.89%

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