UK Universities :-:-: University of Aberdeen
The University was founded by Bishop William Elphinstone in 1495.
It is the third oldest university in Scotland and the fifth oldest in the UK.
The earliest English-speaking Chair of Medicine was endowed by King James IV in 1497.
The University united with Marischal College in the 19th century.
Today, with almost 11,000 students, and nearly 3,000 staff, Aberdeen is at the forefront of teaching and research in medicine, the humanities and sciences.
Aberdeen is an international university built on serving one of the most dynamic regions in Europe.
Chancellor: Lord Wilson of Tillyorn
Principal and Vice Chancellor: Professor C Duncan Rice
Rector: Clarissa Dickson Wright
Total number of students : 10656
Total degree students : 7732
Total HND students : 0
Percentage on sandwich courses : 1
Percentage mature students : 18
Percentage international students : 10
Ratio male/female : 48/52
Full-time/sandwich students by academic subject category
Medicine, Dentistry, Vet Science : 862
Subjects Allied to Medicine : 373
Science : 2146
Engineering and Technology : 436
Architecture, Building and Planning : 246
Mathematical Sciences, IT & Computing : 254
Business and Administrative Studies : 389
Social Economic,Political & Legal Studies : 1264
Humanities : 1242
Art & Design, Performing Arts : 0
Education : 5
Combined : 515
Percentage of first years requiring accommodation who can be accommodated in institution managed accommodation: 100%
Estimated weekly cost of institution managed accommodation for 32 weeks :
- (including dinner and breakfast 7 days per week): £72.78
- (including no food): £41.46
- (other): £48.0 - £55.0
Overseas opportunities (excluding compulsory language course placements)
Number of students on a placement or study period abroad : 150