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Universities in Glasgow, Scotland - Rankings & Reviews

Glasgow
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Universities in Glasgow
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77,995
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611,000
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  • 5 universities in Glasgow are listed in 20 different university rankings (by institution) as well as 10 different subject specific rankings.
  • 4 of these universities are listed in at least one institution or subject specific ranking.
  • Most comprehensive collection of university ranking scores worldwide. We monitor continuously 102 different university and subject rankings so that you can conveniently compare all rankings in one place.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Glasgow:

#1

Social Studies & Humanities — Other #1  #1  University of Strathclyde

#2

Engineering — Other #1  #1  University of Strathclyde

#3

Business — Other #1  #1  University of Glasgow

#4

Medicine & Health — Veterinary #1  #1  University of Glasgow

#5

Arts Visual & Performing — Other #1  #1  University of Glasgow

#6

Education — Education (general) #1  #1  University of Glasgow

#7

Journalism & Media Studies — Other #1  #1  University of Strathclyde

#8

Natural Sciences — Other #2  #3  University of Strathclyde

#9

Law — Law (general) #2  #1  University of Glasgow

#10

Languages & Literature — Other European Studies #3  #1  University of Glasgow

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Student satisfaction   4.6 / 5.0 (2030 reviews)
#69  #2  QS World University Rankings
#93  #2  THE World University Rankings
#151  #2  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities
#86  #2  Webometrics
#181  #2  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#204  #2  Nature Index
#93  #2  The World’s Most International Universities
#158  #3  CWUR Center for World University Rankings
#44  #3  Reuters Most Innovative Universities Europe
#18  #3  CUG The Complete University Guide
#119  #2  RUR Reputation Ranking
#159  #3  RUR Research Performance Ranking
#148  #3  RUR World University Rankings
#23  #2  University league tables
#17  #2  The Times Good University Guide
#92  #12  The Economist British Universities
#134  #2  URAP World Ranking
#119  #2  NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers
#42  #2  NTU Europe

Student satisfaction   4.3 / 5.0 (106 reviews)
#268  #5  QS World University Rankings
#401  #8  THE World University Rankings
#501  #7  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities
#378  #5  Webometrics
#483  #6  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#451  #5  Nature Index
#424  #11  CWUR Center for World University Rankings
#41  #1  Financial Times - Executive MBA
#39  #7  CUG The Complete University Guide
#389  #6  RUR Reputation Ranking
#431  #6  RUR Research Performance Ranking
#375  #7  RUR World University Rankings
#52  #7  University league tables
#44  #8  The Times Good University Guide
#86  #11  The Economist British Universities
#450  #6  URAP World Ranking
#477  #6  NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers
#203  #6  NTU Europe

Student satisfaction   3.8 / 5.0 (1434 reviews)
#3760  #11  Webometrics

Student satisfaction   4.3 / 5.0 (69 reviews)
#601  #10  THE World University Rankings
#1110  #8  Webometrics
#667  #9  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#77  #10  CUG The Complete University Guide
#546  #8  RUR Reputation Ranking
#601  #8  RUR Research Performance Ranking
#627  #8  RUR World University Rankings
#89  #12  University league tables
#101  #11  The Times Good University Guide
#24  #4  The Economist British Universities
#1352  #9  URAP World Ranking

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Ranking publishers

British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Published: May, 2019

Criteria used in ranking:
International Student Ratio 10.0%
International Faculty Ratio 10.0%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20.0%
Employer reputation 10.0%
Citations per faculty 20.0%
Academic Reputation 40.0%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Published: July, 2018



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NTU ranking

Published: August, 2018



Nature Index

Published: May, 2019

Criteria used in ranking:
Weighted fractional count (WFC)
Fractional count (FC)
Article count (AC)

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RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Published: September, 2018



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Scimago Institutions

Published: May, 2019

Criteria used in ranking:
Output: 8.0%
Normalized Impact: 13.0%
Innovative Knowledge: 25.0%
Excellence with Leadership: 13.0%
Domain's Inbound Links: 15.0%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Published: August, 2018

Criteria used in ranking:
Staff winning research prizes 20.0%
Research paper publications 20.0%
Per capita academic performance 10.0%
Alumni winning research prizes 10.0%
Citations 40.0%

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Published: May, 2019

Criteria used in ranking:
Teaching 30.0%
Research (volume, income and reputation)
International outlook (staff, students, research): 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer)
Citations 30.0%

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The Economist Newspaper Limited

Published: August, 2017



The Financial Times Limited, UK

Published: October, 2016



The Guardian News and Media Limited

Published: May, 2018



The Times and The Sunday Times

Published: September, 2018

Criteria used in ranking:
* An asterisk in any field in the subject tables denotes the use of data from last year’s publication of the Good University Guide (the 2016 edition), dated September 2015.
Teaching Quality 67.0%
Student-staff ratio
Student experience 33.0%
(services and facilities spend)*
Research quality
*not with subject tables
Graduate prospects
(firsts and 2:1)
Entry standards

The University League Tables

Published: May, 2019



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Thomson Reuters

Published: April, 2019



Urap

Published: October, 2018



Webometrics

Published: January, 2019

Criteria used in ranking:
Visibility (external links): 50.0%
Size (web pages): 20.0%
Scholar: 15.0%
Rich files: 15.0%
Ranking primarily based on the metrics of universities websites, such as number of links to website or number pages on website.

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