University of Wales

country rank  152
world rank  5111

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University Overview

Founded in 1893, University of Wales is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Cardiff (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Wales. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Aberystwyth, Bangor, Carmarthen, Lampeter, Newport, Swansea, Wrexham. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, University of Wales is a very large (EduListing enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Wales 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 127 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

Name Prifysgol Cymru
Founded 1893
Motto Goreu Awen Gwirionedd
The Best Inspiration is Truth
Colours Murrey, blue and gold

University Location

Address King Edward VII Avenue
Cardiff (population range: 250,000-499,999)
CF10 3NS Wales
United Kingdom
T +44 (29) 2037 6999
F +44 (29) 2039 6040
Other locations Aberystwyth, Bangor, Carmarthen, Lampeter, Newport, Swansea, Wrexham

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Not reported
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
Not reported

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


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Other
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Wales's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Privy Council

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Universities UK

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Online Courses

iTunes U

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Open Education Consortium

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Video Presentation

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020