Student Faculty Ratio


International Student(%)


Cost of Living

GBP 5,500

Cost of Tution

GBP 16,400-20,400

Total UG Students


Total PG Students


Male/Female ratio


Acceptance Rate(%)


“The University of Edinburgh, founded in 1583, is the sixth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland’s ancient universities. The university is deeply embedded in the fabric of the city, with many of the buildings in the historic Old Town belonging to the university.

The University of Edinburgh is ranked 17th in the world by the 2013 QS rankings.It is ranked 11th in the world in arts and humanities by the Times Higher Education Ranking. It is ranked the 15th most employable university in the world by the 2013 Global Employability University Ranking. It is a member of both the Russell Group, and the League of European Research Universities, a consortium of 21 research universities in Europe. It has the third largest endowment of any university in the United Kingdom, after the universities of Cambridge and Oxford.

The university played an important role in leading Edinburgh to its reputation as a chief intellectual centre during the Age of Enlightenment, and helped give the city the nickname of the Athens of the North. Graduates of the university include some of the major figures of modern history, including the naturalist Charles Darwin, physicist James Clerk Maxwell, philosopher David Hume, mathematician Thomas Bayes, surgeon Joseph Lister, signatories of the American declaration of independence John Witherspoon and Benjamin Rush, inventor Alexander Graham Bell, first president of Tanzania Julius Nyerere, and a host of famous authors such as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Robert Louis Stevenson, J.M. Barrie and Sir Walter Scott.”

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Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, Scotland, United Kingdom


University of Glasgow

Glasgow G12 8QQ, United Kingdom

University of St Andrews

St Andrews, Fife KY16 9AJ, United Kingdom

University of Abertay Dundee

Kydd Building, Bell St, Dundee DD1 1HG, United Kingdom

University of Edinburgh

Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, Scotland, United Kingdom

Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, Glasgow City G4, UK

University of Strathclyde

16 Richmond St, Glasgow G1 1XQ, United Kingdom

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

100 Renfrew St, Glasgow G2 3DB, United Kingdom

University of Dundee

University of Dundee, Nethergate, Dundee, DD1 4HN, Scotland, UK

University of Aberdeen

King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

University of Stirling

University of Stirling Stirling FK9 4LA Scotland UK

University of the Highlands and Islands

The University of the Highlands and Islands Executive Office 12b Ness Walk Inverness IV3 5SQ