University of Edinburgh: 0131 650 1000

Phone the University of Edinburgh via their switchboard enquiries number 0131 650 1000 if you would like to contact their entrance criteria, acceptance rates, the cost of accommodation, or if you would like to book a place at an upcoming Open Day, where you can receive a tour of the main campus or a specialist department such as the Medical School.


Switchboard Number – 0131 650 1000

Call the University of Edinburgh switchboard number 0131 650 1000 for a range of general enquiries or to be directed to the phone line of a specific academic department. Moreover, prospective applicants will be able to query the University of Edinburgh the entrance criteria for a specific degree course. Specifically, you may be interested in discussing the grade requirements and acceptance rates for a popular course taught in the UoE Medical School or Business Faculty. Similarly, if you are yet to make your application then you are advised to get in touch to book a place on an upcoming Open Day or order a university prospectus. Alternatively, you can call the University of Edinburgh number for information about term dates, exam timetables or the graduation ceremony. Finally, you cam contact an advisor to check the status of a job application or to ask for directions to the campus address should you be offered an interview.


Accommodation Enquiries – 0131 667 1971

You can also phone the University of Edinburgh on their accommodation enquiries number 0131 667 1971 to discuss the cost of staying in a halls of residence throughout your degree. Although undergraduate students are guaranteed accommodation at the university, postgraduate students who have been unsuccessful in their application can get in touch to appeal the decision and to join the waiting list.


Cost of Calling the University

The University of Edinburgh operates a local contact number that will charge callers the same standard per-minute rate as any other geographic call that has been made from a UK mobile or landline telephone. However, you can contact the university for free if your mobile tariff has inclusive minutes or if your landline deal comes with free local calls.


University of Edinburgh – UK Phone Numbers


University Department UK Phone Number
Switchboard 0131 650 1000
Accommodation Allocations 0131 667 1971
Fees and Student Support Team 0131 650 2230
Postgraduate Enquiries 0131 651 1905


Email the Admissions Team

If you have been unable to contact the University of Edinburgh over the phone, then you also have the option of writing to the Student Recruitment and Admissions email team on the following address: