University of Zurich
Top 58%496 points
Top 58%
Key facts and rankings

University of Zurich: 27 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.
7425$
Aarhus University: 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.
10323$
Weizmann Institute of Science: 0$

3. year established

The university's long history can indicate excellent traditions and more resources. Source: university's official website, 2017.
1833
University of Oxford: 1096

4. cost of room and board

The approximate cost of room and board per academic year. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
6658$
Bauman Moscow State Technical University: 0$

5. 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.
330
University of Rome La Sapienza: 914

6. 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.
3702
University of British Columbia: 10186

7. 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.
5000000
Australian National University: 65500000

8. Nobel laureats staff

Source: Nobel Prize's website, 2017.
10
Harvard University: 66

9. enrolled students

Enrolled students include both undergraduate and graduate students. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
26380
University of Rome La Sapienza: 128963

10. 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.
60
Harvard University: 1

11. 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, 2017.
15
University of Cambridge: 78

12. medical facilities

Source: university's official website, 2017.
8
University of California, San Francisco: 34

13. percentage of female students

Percentages of female and male students show how balanced the university is regarding gender. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
56%
United Arab Emirates University: 75.7%

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.
15467
University of Rome La Sapienza: 108648

15. 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.
10913
University of Barcelona: 36036

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.
20%
London School of Economics: 52%

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.
192
Pennsylvania State University: 1200

18. percentage of male students

Percentages of female and male students show how balanced the university is regarding gender. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
44%
Tokyo Institute of Technology: 86%

19. 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.
106
Arizona State University: 1100

20. 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.
2000
University of Illinois at Chicago: 600000

21. Has a museum

Source: university's official website, 2017.
University of Zurich
78% have it

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 of Zurich
80% have it

23. tuition fee growth rate

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, 2017.
0%
University of Heidelberg: -100%

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.
5
Stanford University: 103

25. 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, 2017.
University of Zurich
5% have it

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