Kings College London

www.kcl.ac.uk

About Kings College London

A research-led university based in the heart of London, King's has nearly 23,000 students (of whom more than 8,600 are graduate students) from nearly 140 countries, and some 5,500 employees. King's is in the second phase of a £1 billion redevelopment programme which is transforming its estate. King's has an outstanding reputation for providing world-class teaching and cutting-edge research.

In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise for British universities, 23 departments were ranked in the top quartile of British universities; over half of our academic staff work in departments that are in the top 10 per cent in the UK in their field and can thus be classed as world leading.

The College is in the top seven UK universities for research earnings and has an overall annual income of nearly £450 million. King's has a particularly distinguished reputation in the humanities, law, the sciences (including a wide range of health areas such as psychiatry, medicine, nursing and dentistry) and social sciences including international affairs.

It has played a major role in many of the advances that have shaped modern life, such as the discovery of the structure of DNA and research that led to the development of radio, television, mobile phones and radar. It is the largest centre for the education of healthcare professionals in Europe; no university has more Medical Research Council Centres.

University Rankings

This Year / Last Year

The Sunday Times

29/12327/121

The Guardian

39/12142/119

The Complete University Guide

21/12921/127

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    • City Centre
    • University

    Kings College London, 57 Waterloo Road, London, SE1 8WA

    Telephone: 020 7836 5454
    Email: ucas.enquiries@kcl.ac.uk
    Website: www.kcl.ac.uk

    Stats and Facts *

    Total Postgraduate Students:

    11,130

    Total Undergraduate Students:

    17,770

    Total Non-UK Students:

    8,905

    Total Part Time Students:

    6,285

    Total Full Time Students:

    22,615

    Total Student Population:

    28,900

    * Based on 2016 HESA Figures

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