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University of Edinburgh

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The University's mission is the creation, dissemination and curation of knowledge. As a world-leading centre of academic excellence, the University of Edinburgh aims to: 1. Enhance its position as one of the world's leading research and teaching universities and to measure its performance against the highest international standards. 2. Provide the highest quality learning and teaching environment for the greater wellbeing of its students. 3. Produce graduates fully equipped to achieve the highest personal and professional standards. 4. Make a significant, sustainable and socially responsible contribution to Scotland, the UK and the world, promoting health and economic and cultural wellbeing. As a great civic university, Edinburgh especially values its intellectual and economic relationship with the Scottish community that forms its base and provides the foundation from which it will continue to look to the widest international horizons, enriching both itself and Scotland.

Country United Kingdom
School name University of Edinburgh
City Edinburgh
Degree Bachelor, Master, PhD
Faculty
(Undergraduate)
College of Humanities & Social Science
College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
College of Science & Engineering
Faculty
(Graduate)
College of Humanities & Social Science
College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
College of Science & Engineering
Coed/Woman Coeducation
Establishment Public
Language used in the class English
Religious background N/A
Year of foundation 1583
The number of students (Undergraduate) 20,387
The number of students (Graduate) 10,192
Test required for admission UCAS application and English Proficiency test (IELTS, TOEFL, SQA and GCSE, etc) - document screening.
% applicants admitted 38.6%
The number of foreign students 11,731
ARWU Rank (2013 ranking) 51
QS Rank (2013 rankings) 17
THE Rank (2013 rankings) 39
Address 33 Buccleuch Place Edinburgh EH8 9JS United Kingdom
Link to official website http://www.ed.ac.uk/home
Link to contact website http://www.ed.ac.uk/contacts