Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University Ranking

country rank: 40
world rank: 456

University Overview

Heriot-Watt University ranking was founded in 1966 and is a non-profit public higher-education institution situated in the suburbs of Edinburgh (population range of 250,000-499,999 people), Scotland. Dubai, Putrajaya, Galashiels, and Orkney are among places where this school maintains a branch campus. Heriot-Watt University ranking (HW) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational UK higher education institution that is officially recognized/chartered by the Privy Council. Heriot-Watt University (HW) provides a variety of courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees, such as bachelor’s degrees, in a variety of fields. For further information, see university ranking, acceptance rate, the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. HW also offers students with a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services. HW world ranking is available at Topuniversitieslist.

Heriot-Watt University Ranking

University Identity

Name Heriot-Watt University
Acronym HW
Founded 1966 Origins date back to 1821 as the School of Arts of Edinbourgh

University Location

Address Edinburgh Campus Riccarton Edinburgh EH14 4AS Scotland United Kingdom
Tel +44 (131) 449 5111
Fax +44 (131) 449 5153
Other locations Dubai, Putrajaya, Galashiels, Orkney

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 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 Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office (131) 451 3376

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 800-899
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
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) Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER) Universities UK

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