United Kingdom
The Robert Gordon University
Robert Gordon University, or RGU, is a public university in Aberdeen, Scotland, with a rich history dating back to 1729, when its benefactor, Robert Gordon, founded the Robert Gordon Hospital, which later underwent years of educational transformation before being granted proper university status in 1992. RGU now offers 114 undergraduate and 111 graduate programmes. RGU provides an MBA master's degree in Business Administration programme that is both on-campus and online, as well as an MBA Oil and Gas Management specialised degree and an MBA in Sustainability and Energy Transitions. Furthermore, the International College Robert Gordon University offers 14 undergraduate paths programmes and nine graduate pathways programmes that lead to an internationally recognised degree (ICRGU).

Cost of attendance

The average annual cost of attendance for Undergraduate Programs is 1,608,628 INR / Year, and the cost of attendance for Post Graduate Programs is roughly 1,604,397 INR / Year for overseas students. The amount may vary depending on the course chosen, the type of lodging, and the candidate's personal spending habits.


RGU has four living halls available to students from all across the city. Across the four resident halls, there are 903 ensuite and regular rooms in communal flats. RGU provides information about private sector renting, which can include shared housing, private housing, and short-term or visiting housing. The average cost of on-campus living ranges from £3,600 to £7,200. The typical monthly rent for off-campus living is 600 to 700 Pounds.

Acceptance rate

RGU is delighted to boast that more than 150 nations are represented among our 16,000 students, with international students accounting for 44 percent of the total. Robert Gordon University has a 68.9 percent acceptance rate.


RGU has a single campus in Aberdeen, which is located in the south-western suburbs of Garthdee, next to the River Dee. There is the University Library, 2,500 IT workstations, a physiotherapy clinic, graphics and printing facilities, different food outlets, the Treehouse Early Care Centre, and the RGU Sports Center, which includes a swimming pool, a climbing wall, three gyms, and much more. RGU student-athletes have access to approximately 32 campus sports groups. At RGU, there are various student organisations available through the students' union, including sports clubs, societies, student media, fundraising for charity, and community volunteers.


Currently, the RGU is accredited by the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI).

Jobs and Placement

In conjunction with career fairs, RGU collaborates closely with companies to guarantee that graduates' knowledge and experiences enable them to excel in their long-term employment. RGU is the most employable graduate in Scotland. Within six months of graduation, 97.6 percent of respondents were employed or enrolled in additional education at the institution. The average wage for RGU graduates is 24.78 GBP, according to PayScale (30 USD). Shell, Schlumberger, and others are among the top recruiting companies at the university.

QS Ranking

801-1000th in QS Global World Ranking in 2022

The Ranking

1001–1200 in the list of World University Rankings in 2020 by Times Higher Education

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