University of Glasgow

The University of Glasgow was founded in 1451, and is the English-speaking world’s fourth oldest university. At its inception, it served mainly wealthy students, but in the 19th century joined the University of Edinburgh in offering education to the middle classes. Students were trained in medicine, law, civil service, the church, and teaching. The campus was originally located in Glasgow's High Street, but is today situated mainly at Gilmorehill.

Glasgow has faculties of medicine, law, dentistry, and veterinary medicine, making it unique among Scottish universities. It also boasts the fifth-largest financial endowment among universities throughout the United Kingdom.

Based on the QS World University Ranking of 2023, University of Glasgow is positioned as the #81 top university in the world. The rank decreased by 8 points from last year.

University Profile

Ranking #81
University Name University of Glasgow
Year Established 1451
Motto Via, Veritas, Vita
Motto in English The Way, The Truth, The Life
Colors Black and yellow


Address University Avenue, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Phone +44 (141) 330 4438
Fax +44 (141) 330 4505
Website University of Glasgow Website
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International Students Allowed Yes
Student Body Men and Women
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