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University of Edinburgh

Edinburgh, UK

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Overview

The University of Edinburgh, founded in 1583, is an internationally renowned centre for teaching and research in Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland, United Kingdom and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The University is deeply embedded in the fabric of the city, with many of the iconic buildings in the historic Old Town belonging to the University. It was the fourth university to be established in Scotland and is widely regarded as one of the most prestigious universities in Europe, having been consistently placed amongst the leading universities in the world Edinburgh receives approximately 47,000 applications every year, making it the third most popular university in the UK by volume of applicants. Entrance is intensively competitive, with 12 applications per place in the last admissions cycle.

The University of Edinburgh, founded in 1583, is an internationally renowned centre for teaching and research in Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland, United Kingdom and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The University is deeply embedded in the fabric of the city, with many of the iconic buildings in the historic Old Town belonging to the University. It was the fourth university to be...
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Edinburgh, UK

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Teaching Excellence Framework

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Tier 4 Sponsors

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Course Offer and Acceptance

Offers Issued: 16,095
Acceptance: 4,540
Applications: 39,360
Applicants: 35,690

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Accepted

This is the latest available data, published by UCAS - 25th January 2018. All data is based on UCAS standard definitions.

Student Population

  • UK Students - 20,415
    63.99%
  • EU Students - 3,635
    11.39%
  • Non-EU Students - 7,855
    24.62%

Total Students: 31,905

(Source: HESA 2016/17)