United Kingdom
Cardiff University
Cardiff University was founded in 1883 as the University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire. Cardiff University has about 300 undergraduate programmes and over 200 graduate courses. According to the most recent QS World University Rankings, Cardiff University is placed in the top 50 in the world for Architecture/Building Environment, Communication and Media Studies, and Psychology.

Cost of attendance

Cardiff University has an average cost of attendance of 32,000 GBP. If admitted to Cardiff University, Indian aspirants should be prepared to spend up to 35 lakhs at the university.


All full-time international students are provided housing in University residences for the duration of their study. The annual cost of accommodation at Cardiff University varies depending on the residence hall selected, and ranges from 113 GBP to 156 GBP per week. Room Rental, Non-ensuite Rooms, Ensuite Rooms, Shared House, Studio Flats, and more residential options are available. Off-campus housing costs between £90 and £150 per week on average. Furnished room, double glazing, modular kitchen, garden, and other amenities are available for off-campus housing.

Acceptance rate

The total number of students enrolled at the university are 33190, with over 8,500 international students from over 130 countries. The acceptance rate is 75.2 %


Cathays Park and Heath Park are two major modern campuses that host Cardiff University. The Cathays Park campus is home to 22 of the 26 academic Schools, with a £200 million investment in cutting-edge facilities, libraries, and other amenities. Cardiff University is now undergoing a 600 million GBP makeover to turn the campus into a 21st Century campus. Cardiff City is a good place to study since it is the second nicest city in the UK and one of the top five most hospitable cities in the UK. With over 10,000 members, Cardiff University Students' Union supports over 200 student groups and 60 sports clubs.


Cardiff Business School is accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA), one of the world's leading authorities on post-graduate business education.

Jobs and Placement

According to the HESA Destinations of Leavers Survey, 95.7 percent of Cardiff graduates find work, continue their education, or do both shortly after graduation. 78 percent of graduates find graduate-level work. Cardiff University provides the following services to help graduates find jobs after graduation: an online Jobs Board with hundreds of opportunities; Careers Fairs, both general and sector-specific; and Employer events to help graduates understand the graduate labour market and network with industry contacts. Many Cardiff University alumni begin their careers in graduate-level employment for prominent, international companies. These companies include Deloitte, ExxonMobil, Google, HSBC, IBM, KPMG, Siemens, and Sky News. Employees that graduate from Cardiff University earn an average of 23 lakhs, with most earning between 4 lakhs and 50 lakhs per year.

QS Ranking

#151 in QS Global World Rankings 2022

The Ranking

#189 World University Rankings 2022 by THE

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