Robert Gordon University

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world rank  1117

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University Overview

Founded in 1992, Robert Gordon University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Aberdeen (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Scotland. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, Robert Gordon University (RGU) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Robert Gordon University (RGU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 28 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym RGU
Founded 1992 Origins date back to 1881
Motto Omni Nunc Arte Magistra
Make the best of all your abilities

University Location

Address Garthdee
Aberdeen (population range: 50,000-249,999)
AB10 7QB Scotland
United Kingdom
T +44 (1224) 262 000
F +44 (1224) 262 147

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Garthdee House Annexe, Garthdee
Aberdeen AB10 7QB
+44 (1224) 262728

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Robert Gordon University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Privy Council

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Universities UK

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020