Facts & Figures
Ranked 4th in the UK for overall student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2022)
Ranked 13th in the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2023 and 19th in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023.
Ranked 192nd in the world in the Times Higher Education Ranking 2023
Awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for research and teaching in Soil Science
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Founded in 1495
Founded in 1495, the University of Aberdeen is Scotland’s third oldest university and the fifth oldest in the UK.
A diverse community
Community of more than 130 nationalities, with 14,000 students and 3,600 staff.
The University marked its 525th birthday by launching a new strategic vision – Aberdeen 2040.
Sir Duncan Rice Library
Sir Duncan Rice Library was named one of the most beautiful in the world (CEOWORLD magazine, 2016).