Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University Ranking

country rank: 102
world rank: 1432

University Overview

Glasgow Caledonian University ranking was established in 1993 as a non-profit public higher education institution in the urban environment of Glasgow (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 people), Scotland. There is also a branch campus in London for this school. Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) ranking is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational UK higher education institution that is officially recognized/chartered by the Privy Council. Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) provides courses and programs in a variety of fields that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 27-year-old UK higher-education school has a rigorous admissions process based on previous academic performance and grades. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. GCU also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, as well as administrative services to students.

Glasgow Caledonian University Ranking

University Identity

Name Glasgow Caledonian University
Acronym GCU
Founded 1993 Origins date back to 1875
Motto For the common weal

University Location

Address Britannia Building, Cowcaddens Road Glasgow G4 0BA Scotland United Kingdom
Tel +44 (141) 331 3000
Fax +44 (141) 331 8676
Other locations London

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$ (12,900-14,700 Euro) 12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Cowcaddens Road Glasgow G4 0BA (141) 331 8630

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) European University Association (EUA) University Alliance Universities Scotland Universities UK

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