Imperial College London

Kensington and Chelsea | South East England

City

Ucas code: I50

Fittingly positioned on Exhibition Road London's historical central hub of Science, Technology and Culture Imperial College London is consistently ranked in the top ten of world universities. You will find all 15,000 students share a 'work hard, play hard' attitude. There are 320 different clubs and societies and Imperial graduates have one of the highest average starting salaries in the UK.
Source:Imperial College Union

What students say about this university

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How students describe this university

We asked more than 12,500 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Varied union activities

74%

MED

Political

39%

LOW

Creative

53%

LOW

Sporty

61%

MED

Diverse local nightlife

72%

MED

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
Student score 83% MED
% of graduates in work or further study 94% HIGH
Average graduate salary £28.5k HIGH

Overall student satisfaction

87%

of students are very or quite satisfied with this university

Number of students

14,840

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

58%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

9%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

36%

of students are female

Young / Mature

23%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

41%

of students here are from outside the UK

Student union satisfaction

75%

of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union

University images

  • Student bedroom

    Student bedroom

  • The Hammersmith campus

    The Hammersmith campus

  • The hydrodynamics lab

    The hydrodynamics lab

  • Main Entrance

    Main Entrance

  • Carbon capture plant

    Carbon capture plant

  • Students relaxing

    Students relaxing

  • A vintage fire engine at the College

    A vintage fire engine at the College

League table rankings

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Where it's located

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