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Imperial College London

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Currently ranked 8th in the world in the 2015-16 QS World University Rankings, Imperial College London is a world-leading university whose reputation for excellence in teaching and research attracts students and staff of the highest international quality.

Imperial builds on a distinguished past - having pioneered penicillin, holography and fibre optics - to shape the future. Researchers work across disciplines to improve global health, tackle climate change, develop sustainable energy technology and address security challenges. This blend of academic excellence and its real-world application feeds into Imperial's exceptional learning environment, where students participate in research to push the limits of their degrees.

We are currently ranked no.1 for graduate career prospects in The Guardian University Guide 2016. Our Careers Service is on hand to support your career planning from your very first day and for up to three years after graduation. www.imperial.ac.uk/careers

Imperial College Union provides a wide variety of extracurricular activities with over 340 clubs and societies offered. The main campus is in South Kensington, a beautiful area within easy reach of the best of London’s museums, parks, shops and nightlife. www.imperial.ac.uk/study/campus-life/

Sign up to our newsletter for prospective students to keep up to date with interesting information about studies at Imperial: www.imperial.ac.uk/study/international-students/newsletter/

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2014
8
2015
9
2016
  • 94.10
    Overall Score
  • 99.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 100
    Employer Reputation
  • 100
    Faculty Student
  • 69.8
    Citations per Faculty
  • 100
    International Faculty
  • 100
    International Students
4
2014
6
2015
3
2016
  • 91.90
    Overall Score
  • 94.9
    Academic Reputation
  • 91.5
    Employer Reputation
  • 89.1
    Citations per Paper
  • 89.9
    H-index Citations
6
2014
7
2015
  • 91.00
    Overall Score
  • 93.9
    Academic Reputation
  • 88.2
    Employer Reputation
  • 89.2
    Citations per Paper
  • 90.7
    H-index Citations
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
3,909
International
2,060

Number of students

15,532
Postgraduate 43%
Undergraduate 57%

Number of international students

8,425
Postgraduate 53%
Undergraduate 47%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

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