A Further Look at Universities by Enrollment?

When it comes to choosing the right university degree, there are many factors to take into consideration. Before browsing those prospectuses, The Times Good University Guide 2009 is a good starting point and by looking at an overview of the proportions of students enrolled it is possible to get an even more in-depth view of the best institutions in the UK, particularly when you take into consideration location and acceptance rates. This is a sequel to ‘What University Has the Highest Enrollment?’

University of Plymouth. Based primarily in the city centre but with many colleges scattered around the southwest, Plymouth University prides itself on being the biggest in the region. Although the institution has a distinctive focus on Marine Studies, it is still expanding with a new building opening this year to accommodate the expanding interest in Health and Social Work. Between 2006 and 2007 the University boasted 30,540 students enrolled, but with a relatively small proportion of post-grads at 6,050 http://lambangdaihocuytin.com.vn/.

Aberystwyth University. One of the more provincial universities, according to The Times Aberystwyth ranked very well for student satisfaction with 81 per cent being satisfied. The departments are diverse whilst its student to staff remains quite low at 19 per tutor. From 2006 to 2007 there were 12,245 students studying at Aberystwyth according to the Higher Education Statistics Agency, 2,500 studying at postgraduate level.

University College London. With perhaps one of the best student to staff ratios at 9.1 per staff member according to The Times, University College London ranks highly overall at number 7. During the 06/07 year there were 19,385 students according to the HESA in total. 7,580 of these were postgraduates, and 2,320 of the undergraduates are international students from outside of the European Union.

University of Cambridge. The second oldest university in the English speaking world, Cambridge University has been in healthy competition with Oxford for many years. The university, as of 2006, has over 28,775 students and over a third of these are postgraduates, and according to the HESA there are more international post-grads (over 4000) than there are undergraduates from outside the UK.

University of Warwick. Although only established quite recently (1965), The University of Warwick is one of the UK’s leading university with a Times 2009 ranking of number 6. The university has a high Services and Facilities spend for its departments that range from Biological Sciences to Engineering. Based in Coventry and thus in an accessible location for Birmingham also, the institution 30,320 students (from 2006) with almost 10,000 of these being postgraduates.


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