The University of Exeter traces its origins to schools and colleges established in the nineteenth century as a result of the energies and visions of individual educational reformers and philanthropists in the South West of England. In 1955 the University of Exeter was established by Royal Charter and is now one of the leading research-oriented universities in the UK.
• Ranked 8th out of 121 UK universities in the The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2014. Exeter is also top 10 in the Complete University Guide 2014
• A member of the prestigious Russell Group of universities
• In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise all subjects were assessed as including world-leading (4*) research and nearly 90 per cent of all research was rated as being at internationally recognised levels
• After a £475 million pound capital investment programme Exeter’s teaching, research, social and sporting facilities are amongst the very best in the UK.
• The University of Exeter offers a wide range of research-led academic programmes across our Exeter and Cornwall campuses
• Exeter has a strong and inclusive international community, with around 5000 international students from over 130 different countries