Ranking  472   48
Country United Kingdom
City Swansea
Bachelor (foreigners)7,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)7,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)17,425 USD/year.
Master (citizens)6,970 USD/year.
Cost of living $563-1,009 USD/Month.
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1920
Teachers 1,198
Students 14,065
Foreigners 32%
Religion None
Academic calendar Trimesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Suburban
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
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• Privy Council
• Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
• European University Association (EUA)
• Universities UK
World ranking472
Country ranking48
Quality of teaching351
International Faculty235
International Students180
Citations per Faculty360
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking472
QS World University Rankings400
Cost of living in Swansea
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 199 250
Food 177 362
Transportation 72 151
Communications and utilities 79 115
Clothing 18 68
Sports and leisure 19 63
Accommodation in Swansea USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre201
Shared room in city centre253
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre374
1 bedroom apartment in city centre546
Alternative title
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Location on map
Swansea University - public higher education institution in United Kingdom. Swansea University was founded in 1920. Thanks to its quite favourable location inside Swansea, students can enjoy an active city life with a rural serenity.

University ranking. Many independent academic rankings put Swansea University in the top 50 best universities in United Kingdom. Swansea University is quite famous as it ranks high in the top 5% of the best universities of the world.

Application process and the cost of tuition. To enroll the student must provide the information on previous academic performance and pass examinations. The academic year is trimester based. The cost of tuition for the bachelor’s programs is around 7,000 USD per year. Doing your master’s studies at Swansea University is not cheap - a year of studies will cost you 7,000 USD. For more information you can visit the official website of the university http://www.swansea.ac.uk.

The composition of the university. Swansea University is average in size with a capacity of 15 thousand students. The admission committee accepts the applications from foreign citizens. Today, about the quarter of all students are foreigners. More than 1200 teachers are employed by the university. The academic staff mainly consists of foreign specialists The students may participate in various student exchange programs. The university is also present on social media platforms: Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of Swansea University. There is a library on the campus. The university belongs to the number of groups and associations like the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), as well as the European University Association (EUA) and Universities UK.

Swansea University - Official Description

Swansea University is a research-led university that has been making a difference since 1920. The University community thrives on exploration and discovery, and offers the right balance of excellent teaching and research, matched by an enviable quality of life. Set in parkland overlooking Swansea Bay on the edge of the breathtaking Gower Peninsula, the University's location is captivating. With 15,921 students and 2,510 staff, Swansea's multicultural campus community provides a global perspective and opportunities to gain skills that last a lifetime. True to the vision of its industrial founders in 1920 Swansea University will: Provide an environment of research excellence, with research that is world-leading, globally collaborative and internationally recognised; Deliver an outstanding student experience, with research-led and practice-driven teaching of the highest quality that produces global graduates educated and equipped for distinguished personal and professional achievement; Use its research strength, collaboration with industry and global reach, to drive economic growth, foster prosperity, enrich the community and cultural life of Wales and, contribute to the health, leisure and wellbeing of its citizens.

Bachelor - Swansea University

Swansea University is the perfect environment; just three hours form London, in which to combine studies with a superb quality of life. Founded in 1920, we are a traditional university with a long history of academic success, excellent facilities and high standards of teaching.  Swansea University is firmly within the top 30 research intensive University (REF2014). The 2014 QS World University Rankings by Subject ranks Swansea University in the top global 200 in Engineering (Civil, Mechanical, Structural), English Language, Literature & Linguistics, Geography, Law & Legal Studies, and Environmental Studies.  In the 2014 QS Stars global university ratings system, Swansea University is awarded 5 stars for teaching quality, facilities, internationalisation and engagement.   Our collaborative research links with industry are among the best in the UK, and our long history of working closely with multinational organisations such as Boeing, Ericsson, IBM, Rolls-Royce and Sony, offering industry work placement opportunities for our students. In September 2015 Swansea University will become one university with two stunning campuses.  It will be home to College of Engineering and School of Management, providing state-of-the-art facilities for students, staff and businesses in a truly inspiring location.

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