University of Cambridge

Cambridge | East Anglia

Creative Political City Collegiate Rural

Ucas code: C05

We are one of the world's oldest universities and leading academic centres. Cambridge comprises 31 Colleges and over 150 departments, faculties, schools and other institutions. Its reputation for outstanding academic achievement is known worldwide and reflects the intellectual achievement of its students and world-class original research carried out by University and College staff.
Source:University of Cambridge website

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.

Sporty

74%

MED

Political

80%

HIGH

Creative

76%

HIGH

Varied union activities

64%

MED

Diverse local nightlife

42%

LOW

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 97% HIGH
Student score 85% HIGH
Average graduate salary £25k HIGH

Overall student satisfaction

91%

of students are very or quite satisfied with this university

Number of students

19,580

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

62%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

6%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

46%

of students are female

Young / Mature

12%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

33%

of students here are from outside the UK

Student union satisfaction

37%

of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union

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League table rankings

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Where it's located

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