University of Dundee

University Location:

Dundee, Angus, UK

University Type:

Public University

Year Established:


Basic Overview:

The University of Dundee is a public research institution that was established in the year 1881. The institution served as a constituent body of the University of St Andrews for many years of early existence. It followed significant expansion later and gained independent status as a university in 1967. However, it retained much of its heritage and governance structure. It is the university that has been rated best consistently in Scotland under the annual student experience survey performed by Times Higher Education. Also, it has been ranked within the world’s top 300 universities and within UK’s top 40 universities under national university rankings.

The university’s main campus is situated in Dundee, Scotland. It contains research and teaching facilities such as Dundee Law School, the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design and the Dundee Dental Hospital and School. Additional facilities are featured by the university at Perth Royal Infirmary which is home to a clinical research center, Ninewells Hospital which houses its school of medicine.

The University of Dundee is organized into 10 schools that are comprised of multiple disciplines and have associated research centers. The University is home to more than 3000 staff members along with 18000 plus students from 145 countries. The university features great opportunities for students seeking enrolment in undergraduate and postgraduate studies. As per the International Student Barometer 2019, measuring student satisfaction annually, the university has been ranked one of the highest amongst the highest-ranked universities in the U.K.

Some of the best subject areas offered by Nottingham are Geography, Education and training, Veterinary sciences, Pharmacy, and English language and literature. Nottingham has carved a niche when it comes to research activities and is now ranked eighth in the UK in terms of research. Also, more than 97% of the research conducted at the University is recognized internationally and 80% is recognized as world-leading, the highest research rank.

Nottingham has consistently been ranked amongst the top universities in the UK. It is the fifth-largest university in the UK and associated with the European University Association, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, Universitas 21, and a member of the Russell Group.

University at a glance

% International Students:

25 %

Total International Students:


Male/Female Ratio

1 : 0.63

UG/PG Course Ratio:

1 : 1.11

Endowments Value:

Pound 28 Million

No. of Campuses:


Yearly Hostel & Meals Expense:

INR 7.1 Lakh

International Students Website:

World University Ranking – QS 2021


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