For general access to the Wolfram Knowledgebase, use entities of type University instead of UniversityData.


gives the value of the specified property for the university entity.


gives a list of property values for the specified university entities.


gives the specified annotation associated with the given property.


  • UniversityData[] gives a list of all university entities.
  • UniversityData["Properties"] gives a list of available properties.
  • The specified entity in UniversityData can be an Entity, EntityClass, entity canonical name, or list thereof.
  • The specified property can be an EntityProperty, EntityPropertyClass, property canonical name, or list of properties.
  • Properties that do not apply or are not known in a particular case are indicated by Missing[].
  • Properties include:
  • "AcademicCalendar"academic calendar type
    "CampusType"campus type
    "Carnegie2005"Carnegie classification
    "Colors"school colors
    "DegreesAwardedFirstProfessionalCertificate"first professional certificate
    "DegreesAwardedFirstProfessionalDegree"first professional degree
    "DegreesAwardedLessThanOneYear"less than one year
    "DegreesAwardedOneToTwoYears"one to two years
    "DegreesAwardedPostbaccalaureateCertificate"postbaccalaureate certificate
    "DegreesAwardedPostMastersCertificate"postmaster's certificate
    "DegreesAwardedTwoToFourYears"two to four years
    "DistanceLearning"distance learning available
    "EstFTGrad"fulltime graduate students
    "EstFTUndergrad"fulltime undergraduate students
    "EstPTGrad"parttime graduate students
    "EstPTUndergrad"parttime undergraduate students
    "EstTotalGrad"graduate students
    "EstTotalUndergrad"undergraduate students
    "FinancialAidScholarships"financial aid/scholarships available
    "FTTotal"fulltime students
    "Gender"gender of student body
    "Housing"housing available
    "OtherAccreditations"other accrediting agencies
    "PrimaryAccreditation"accrediting agency
    "ProfitNonProfit"profit or not for profit
    "PTTotal"parttime students
    "SelectionPercentage"selection fraction
    "StudyAbroadExchangePrograms"study abroad/exchange programs available
    "TotalEnrollment"all students
    "TuitionInternationalGradLocalCurrency"international graduate students tuition
    "TuitionInternationalGradOriginalCurrency"international graduate students tuition
    "TuitionInternationalUndergradLocalCurrency"international undergraduate students tuition
    "TuitionInternationalUndergradOriginalCurrency"international undergraduate students tuition
    "TuitionLocalGradLocalCurrency"local graduate students tuition
    "TuitionLocalGradOriginalCurrency"local graduate students tuition
    "TuitionLocalUndergradLocalCurrency"local undergraduate students tuition
    "TuitionLocalUndergradOriginalCurrency"local undergraduate students tuition
    "YearOfAccreditation"accreditation year
    "YearOfEstablishment"year founded
  • Some properties are available for UniversityData as a whole and can be given using the form UniversityData[property]. Such properties include:
  • "Entities"all available entities
    "EntityCount"total number of available entities
    "Classes"all available entity classes
    "EntityClassCount"total number of available entity classes
    "SampleEntities"list of sample entities
    "SampleEntityClasses"list of sample entity classes
    "EntityCanonicalNames"list of all entity canonical names
    "PropertyCanonicalNames"list of all property canonical names
    "EntityClassCanonicalNames"list of all entity class canonical names
    "RandomEntities"pseudorandom sample entities
    {"RandomEntities",n}n pseudorandom entities
    "RandomEntityClasses"pseudorandom sample entity classes
    {"RandomEntityClasses",n}n pseudorandom entity classes
  • The following annotations can be used in the third argument of UniversityData[entity,property,annotation]:
  • "Qualifiers"the list of possible qualifiers for the property
    "QualifierValues"the list of possible values that can be given to each qualifier
    "DefaultQualifierValues"the list of default values for the property's qualifiers
    "Description"a brief textual description of the property
    "Definition"a detailed textual definition of the property
    "Source"source information for the property
    "Date"the date associated with the entity-property value (if any)
    "PhysicalQuantity"the physical quantity associated with the entity-property value
    "Unit"the unit associated with the entity-property value
    "EntityAssociation"an association of entities and entity-property values
    "PropertyAssociation"an association of properties and entity-property values
  • If a function is provided as an annotation, it will be used to aggregate the result data. Typical aggregation functions include:
  • Minthe minimum value
    Maxthe maximum value
    Meanthe mean value
    Commonestthe most frequently occurring value
    Medianthe median value
    Totalreturns the total
    Lengththe number of elements


Basic Examples  (10)

Use for discovery:

Find the number of full-time graduate students at a university:

Find the motto of a university:

Find the acronym for a university:

Get a list of sample entities for universities:

Obtain a sample list of classes of universities:

Find universities in a given class:

Discover properties of universities:

Compare the number of undergraduate, graduate, and total students at a university:

Highlight the public universities from a class of universities:

Wolfram Research (2014), UniversityData, Wolfram Language function,


Wolfram Research (2014), UniversityData, Wolfram Language function,


Wolfram Language. 2014. "UniversityData." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research.


Wolfram Language. (2014). UniversityData. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from


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