Universities in Glasgow, Scotland
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Glasgow
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  • Universities in Glasgow
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
24
  • Different Rankings list
  • Universities in Glasgow
  • (15 institution and 9 subject rankings)
24
  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Glasgow
  • Among TOP 200
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Glasgow
  • 18 Mar, 2021: Scimago Institutions published most recent results of Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities. Includes 3 universities from Glasgow.
  • 04 Mar, 2021: QS World University Rankings By Subject (Economics & Econometrics) updated with Royal Conservatoire of Scotland ranked highest among 34 listed universities in Glasgow.
  • 30 Jan, 2021: Latest UniRank 4icu - World Ranking from 4icu. in position #103.
  • 30 Jan, 2021: Latest UniRank 4icu - Top English-Speaking Universities from 4icu. in position #92.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Glasgow

Veterinary Medicine
#1 
University of Glasgow
Civil Engineering
#2 
University of Glasgow
Social Work
#2 
Glasgow Caledonian University
Celtic Studies
#3 
University of Glasgow
Town & Country Planning and Landscape
#3 
Glasgow Caledonian University
Music
#6 
University of Glasgow
Biological Sciences
#16 
University of Glasgow
Communications & Media Studies
#22 
Glasgow Caledonian University
Library & Information Management
#31 
University of Strathclyde
Fashion & Textiles
#35 
Glasgow School of Art

Rankings of universities in Glasgow, Scotland 2021

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (2485 reviews)
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  • #2 
  • #14 
The Times Good University Guide
[Published 20 September, 2020]
  • #2 
  • #12 
University league tables
[Published 05 September, 2020]
  • #2 
  • #92 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (572 reviews)
  • #5 
  • #23 
The Times Good University Guide
[Published 20 September, 2020]
  • #4 
  • #15 
University league tables
[Published 05 September, 2020]
  • #9 
  • #401 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (189 reviews)
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  • #11 
  • #75 
The Times Good University Guide
[Published 20 September, 2020]
  • #13 
  • #77 
University league tables
[Published 05 September, 2020]
  • #12 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 3.7 / 5.0 (1210 reviews)
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  • #13 
  • #6286 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]


Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (47 reviews)
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Glasgow Key Facts for International Students

Population: 611000

Time: GMT +0

District/province: Scotland, Glasgow City

Living costs for students in Glasgow:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 87* (13% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 65* (35% cheaper than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 67* (33% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 3.11 £
  • Plug Type G
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz

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FAQ

University of Glasgow ranks #1 in Glasgow in our meta ranking composed of 96 university rankings.

Among all universities in Glasgow University of Glasgow is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 36 rankings where University of Glasgow is listed.

University of Glasgow is ranked best in Glasgow for Medicine & Health (Veterinary Medicine). See all rankings for the University of Glasgow.

University of Glasgow is ranked best in Glasgow for Engineering (Civil Engineering). See all rankings for the University of Glasgow.

Glasgow Caledonian University is ranked best in Glasgow for Social Studies & Humanities (Social Work). See all rankings for the Glasgow Caledonian University.

University of Glasgow is ranked best in Glasgow for Languages & Literature (Celtic Studies). See all rankings for the University of Glasgow.

Glasgow Caledonian University is ranked best in Glasgow for Architecture, Building & Planning (Town & Country Planning and Landscape). See all rankings for the Glasgow Caledonian University.

University of Glasgow is ranked best in Glasgow for Arts Visual & Performing (Music). See all rankings for the University of Glasgow.

University of Glasgow is ranked best in Glasgow for Natural Sciences (Biological Sciences). See all rankings for the University of Glasgow.

Glasgow Caledonian University is ranked best in Glasgow for Journalism & Media Studies (Communications & Media Studies). See all rankings for the Glasgow Caledonian University.

University of Strathclyde is ranked best in Glasgow for Computer Science (Library & Information Management). See all rankings for the University of Strathclyde.

Glasgow School of Art is ranked best in Glasgow for Design (Fashion & Textiles). See all rankings for the Glasgow School of Art.

University of Glasgow is ranked best in Glasgow for Agriculture (Agriculture). See all rankings for the University of Glasgow.

Ranking publishers

4icu

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British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS Employability Rankings:
Employer reputation 30%
Alumni outcomes 25%
Partnerships with Employers per Faculty 25%
Employer/Student Connections 10%
Graduate employment rate 10%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

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Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Criteria used in ranking -CWTS Leiden Ranking:
Academic research publication

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NTU ranking

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers:
Research excellence 40%
Research impact 35%
Research productivity 25%

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Criteria used in ranking -NTU Europe:
Scientific Efficiency 23%
Scientific Potential 15%
Graduates on the labour market 15%
Internationalisation 15%
Prestige 14%
Learning Conditions 10%

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Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions:
Article count (AC)
Fractional count (FC)
Weighted fractional count (WFC)

RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Criteria used in ranking -RUR World University Rankings:
Teaching 40%
Research 40%
International Diversity 10%
Financial Sustainability 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Reputation Ranking:
Teaching Reputation 50%
Research Reputation 50%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Research Performance Ranking:
Normalized citation impact (Citations of research publications from all university authors compared with world averages) 20%
Citation per papers 20%
Papers per academic and research staff 20%
International research reputation 20%
Share of research publications written in international co-authorship 20%

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Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking:
Alumni winning research prizes 10%
Staff winning research prizes 20%
Research paper publications 20%
Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
Per capita academic performance 10%

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StuDocu

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE World Reputation Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Research Reputation 66,6%
Teaching Reputation 33,3%

Criteria used in ranking -Young University Rankings:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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The Guardian News and Media Limited

Criteria used in ranking -University league tables:
Student to Staff Ratio 15%
Value added 15%
Entry Scores 15%
Career Prospects 15%
NSS - Teaching 10%
NSS - Assessment & Feedback 10%

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The Times and The Sunday Times

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The University League Tables

Criteria used in ranking -CUG The Complete University Guide:
Entry standards
Student satisfaction
Research quality
Research intensity
Graduate prospects
Student-staff ratio
Academic services spend
Facilities spend
Good honours
Degree completion

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Urap

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Us News

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%

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