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University of Kent

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Kent is a leading university. In the top 10% of elite universities for international outlook (THE), and among the top institutions in the QS World University Rankings by Subject, we offer you a unique experience. 

Many subject areas are ranked within the UK top ten, we are 16th in The Guardian University Guide, and we have some of the most satisfied students in the UK.

All of our academic schools produce world-class research and the Times Higher Education has ranked Kent 17th in the UK for research intensity in the Research Excellence Framework. Because our academics are engaged in high-level research as well as teaching, you study with some of the most influential thinkers in your field.

We offer a wide range of foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, exciting study abroad and year in industry opportunities, summer schools, and a generous scholarship fund including awards for academic, creative and sporting excellence.

The UK’s European university, Kent has stunning UK campuses close to London, and specialist centres in Paris, Brussels, Athens and Rome. Each offers a safe and vibrant environment for your studies.

451-460
2014
360
2015
=366
2016
  • 32.10
    Overall Score
  • 32.4
    Faculty Student
  • 25.6
    Citations per Faculty
  • 97.7
    International Faculty
  • 90.7
    International Students
51-100
2016
  • 69.3
    Academic Reputation
  • 36.3
    Employer Reputation
  • 80.7
    Citations per Paper
=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
201+
2016
Graduate Employability Ranking
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,490
International
620

Number of students

17,430
Postgraduate 16%
Undergraduate 84%

Number of international students

5,030
Postgraduate 33%
Undergraduate 67%
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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