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Essex, University of

Colchester Campus, Colchester United Kingdom +1
  • Southend Campus, Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
  • QS World University Rankings
    439
  • StatusPublic
  • Research OutputVery High
  • Student/Faculty Ratio14
  • ScholarshipsYes
  • International Students6,124
  • SizeL
  • Total Faculty1,044

+ 138 others shortlisted this university

+ 139 others shortlisted this university

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We are Essex: home to the daring and the tenacious, a place for the ambitious and the bold. We’re a close-knit, supportive and welcoming community, with a powerful and pioneering global outlook.

We were named University of the Year 2018 in the Times Higher Education Awards.

With over 15,500 students from more than 130 different countries, making us one of the most internationally diverse universities on the planet – you’ll find the world in one place here at Essex. We’re proud to have provided excellence in research and excellence in education for over 50 years.

At Essex you’re taught by world-leading academics in a supportive and research-intensive environment. We were ranked Gold in the most recent Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF 2017) which means we deliver an excellent educational experience. Our trailblazing research continues to change the world for the better and we are ranked 25th in the UK for research quality (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021). 


Whether you study in the beautiful historic parkland of our Colchester Campus, the bustling lively town centre of Southend-on-Sea, or in our stately home at Loughton, this is your chance to become a member of the one of the happiest groups of students around. The flexibility of our courses gives you the power to pursue the things that matter to you. Now’s your chance to join Nobel Prize-winners, award-winning directors, presidents, well-loved actors, astronauts, and over 100,000 other alumni who have gone on to shape the world and share their Essex spirit.

Up for a challenge and want to make an impact on the world around you?

Welcome home.


About

We are Essex: home to the daring and the tenacious, a place for the ambitious and the bold. We’re a close-knit, supportive and welcoming community, with a powerful and pioneering global outlook.

We were named University of the Year 2018 in the Times Higher Education Awards.

With over 15,500 students from more than 130 different countries, making us one of the most internationally diverse universities on the planet – you’ll find the world in one place here at Essex. We’re proud to have provided excellence in research and excellence in education for over 50 years.

At Essex you’re taught by world-leading academics in a supportive and research-intensive environment. We were ranked Gold in the most recent Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF 2017) which means we deliver an excellent educational experience. Our trailblazing research continues to change the world for the better and we are ranked 25th in the UK for research quality (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021). 


Whether you study in the beautiful historic parkland of our Colchester Campus, the bustling lively town centre of Southend-on-Sea, or in our stately home at Loughton, this is your chance to become a member of the one of the happiest groups of students around. The flexibility of our courses gives you the power to pursue the things that matter to you. Now’s your chance to join Nobel Prize-winners, award-winning directors, presidents, well-loved actors, astronauts, and over 100,000 other alumni who have gone on to shape the world and share their Essex spirit.

Up for a challenge and want to make an impact on the world around you?

Welcome home.


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University highlights

Essex, University of is one of the top Public universities in Colchester, United Kingdom. It is ranked #439 in QS Global World Rankings 2022.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #321
  • 2014
    #=338
  • 2015
    #370
  • 2016
    #=303
  • 2017
    #=330
  • 2018
    #=347
  • 2019
    #=355
  • 2020
    #370
  • 2021
    #411
  • 2022
    #439

Ranking criteria

26.5
Overall
17.5
Academic Reputation
30.4
Citations per Faculty
10.9
Employer Reputation
11.6
Faculty Student Ratio
100
International Faculty Ratio
98.9
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
14,722

16%
84%

International students
6,124

24%
76%

Total faculty staff
1,044

524
520

Total students
14,722

16%
84%

International students
6,124

24%
76%

Total faculty staff
1,044

520
524

Scholarships

Yes
The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.
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