About University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh — public non-profit university. It is located in Edinburgh, United Kingdom. University of Edinburgh is one of the oldest higher education institutions in the country, as it was established in 1583. As a part of Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), European University Association (EUA), League of European Research Universities (LERU), Coimbra Group, The Russell Group, Universitas 21, Universities UK, University of Edinburgh is actively building the academic environment in United Kingdom.

QS International Ranking of best universities placed the institution among the top-20 in the world. The independent international ranking THE is very attentive to universities' research output. According to THE, this higher education institution is in 30 place among universities with the most research publications per year.

University of Edinburgh does research in different fields of study and offers bachelor, master and doctorate programs.

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Establishment year
International students
Female students

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University of Edinburgh tuition fees

The academic calendar at University of Edinburgh is divided into two semesters, as in many other universities in United Kingdom. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. For local citizens, tuition fees at University of Edinburgh start from 2,190 USD. International students pay a minimum of 3,489 USD per year. Thanks to scholarships, students have the opportunity to fully or partially cover the cost of education. Check the university website for up-to-date information on prices and available scholarships.

It is necessary to pay attention to other costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, food, and personal expenses.

Academic calendar
2,190 USD/year
3,489 USD/year
2,193 USD/year
5,506 USD/year
DoctorateThere are free programs
5,422 USD/year
25,482 USD/year

Bachelor degree in University of Edinburgh

Before applying, you need to pass the IELTS or TOEFL exam. The minimum IELTS score is 6.5. The TOEFL score is not lower than 92.


Master's degree in University of Edinburgh

The academic performance of a student in an undergraduate program plays an important role in the selection of candidates. In order to enroll at University of Edinburgh for a master's program, you will have to confirm knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing the exam — IELTS, PTE or TOEFL. The minimum IELTS score for admission is 6.5. TOEFL — 92 or higher. There is an opportunity to study at University of Edinburgh via online master's programs.


Doctorate degree in University of Edinburgh

If you are applying for a doctoral program, you must pass the language exam — IELTS, TOEFL or CAE. For enrollment, you need to pass IELTS with 6.5 points. The minimum score for TOEFL is 92.


University of Edinburgh campus

The campus of University of Edinburgh is located in Edinburgh. The urban campus is suitable for those students who, firstly, are used to independence, and secondly, cannot imagine their life without the hustle and bustle of a big metropolis.

Students have access to the extensive scientific library of the university. The collection of scientific papers helps them in conducting research. The university has many opportunities for sports. There are sports grounds and various clubs. University of Edinburgh regularly accepts students for international exchange programs, providing both local and international students with the opportunity to come into contact with different cultures and gain unique experience.

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What to do after graduation

After graduation, you can stay in United Kingdom for 1 year. This time is enough to find a job and change your student visa to a work one. University of Edinburgh graduates find jobs quickly, partly because the university has a good reputation among employers according to the QS World University Rankings. Look for more immigration options in our article.

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