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University of Kent

  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

The University of Kent has over 19,000 students studying at its various campuses including Canterbury, Medway and Tonbridge in the picturesque south-east of England as well as continental-European sites in Athens, Brussels, Paris and Rome. Kent is a research-intensive institution which is ranked 17th in the UK in  Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014; with  97% of its research is of international quality. In addition, Kent’s score for research power has increased by 59%, the third largest increase of the top 50 research intensive universities.

University of Kent students consistently rate their school as offering one of the best student experiences in the country. In the 2015 National Student Survey, the University of Kent scored 89% in the ‘overall satisfaction’ category, the fifth highest score nationally.

The University of Kent has students representing149 different nationalities, plus 41% of Kent’s academic and research staff is from outside the UK. Kent’s curriculum supports study and work abroad opportunities. The University of Kent has global partnerships with many prestigious institutions both in Europe and beyond to include the USA, Malaysia, China, Russia, Hong Kong and Japan.

383
2012
411-420
2013
451-460
2014
360
2015
37.60
Overall Score
94.8
International Faculty
89.1
International Students
151-200
2013
151-200
2014
101-150
2015
52.3
Academic Reputation
56.3
Employer Reputation
76.7
Citations per Paper
71.6
H-index Citations
261=
2013
240
2014
245
2015
58.60
Overall Score
60.9
Academic Reputation
42.7
Employer Reputation
79.3
Citations per Paper
55.7
H-index Citations
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,475
International
575

Number of students

17,640
Postgraduate 16%
Undergraduate 84%

Number of international students

5,015
Postgraduate 34%
Undergraduate 66%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

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