University of the Arts London : Rankings, Fees & Courses Details | Top Universities

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University of the Arts London (UAL) is ranked 2nd in the world for Art and Design according to the 2021 QS World University Rankings®, for the third year in a row. It is Europe’s largest specialist art and design university, with over 19,000 students from more than 130 countries. Established in 2004, UAL brings together six esteemed arts, design, fashion and media Colleges, which were founded in the 19th and early 20th centuries:

  • Camberwell College of Arts
  • Central Saint Martins
  • Chelsea College of Arts 
  • London College of Communication
  • London College of Fashion
  • Wimbledon College of Arts


UAL gives students unique opportunities to learn, create, research and innovate across a whole range of disciplines and at all levels – covering everything from drama, graphic and interior design to fashion and fine art. With a teaching staff made up of professional artists, practitioners, designers, critics and theorists, UAL is one of the world's leading specialist creative universities. Each College has its own culture, philosophy and focus. UAL graduates go on to work in and shape creative industries worldwide, and the university has launched the careers of many creative and cultural leaders, including over half of all Turner Prize nominees.

 

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For guidance regarding how COVID19 is affecting applications and more, please see updates here.


University of the Arts London (UAL) is ranked 2nd in the world for Art and Design according to the 2021 QS World University Rankings®, for the third year in a row. It is Europe’s largest specialist art and design university, with over 19,000 students from more than 130 countries. Established in 2004, UAL brings together six esteemed arts, design, fashion and media Colleges, which were founded in the 19th and early 20th centuries:

  • Camberwell College of Arts
  • Central Saint Martins
  • Chelsea College of Arts 
  • London College of Communication
  • London College of Fashion
  • Wimbledon College of Arts


UAL gives students unique opportunities to learn, create, research and innovate across a whole range of disciplines and at all levels – covering everything from drama, graphic and interior design to fashion and fine art. With a teaching staff made up of professional artists, practitioners, designers, critics and theorists, UAL is one of the world's leading specialist creative universities. Each College has its own culture, philosophy and focus. UAL graduates go on to work in and shape creative industries worldwide, and the university has launched the careers of many creative and cultural leaders, including over half of all Turner Prize nominees.

 

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University highlights

University of the Arts London is one of the top Public universities in London, United Kingdom. It is ranked #N/A in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

QS WUR Ranking By Subject

  • 2015
    #8
  • 2016
    #5
  • 2017
    #196
  • 2017
    #6
  • 2018
    #6
  • 2018
    #119
  • 2019
    #2
  • 2019
    #=166
  • 2020
    #2
  • 2020
    #170
  • 2021
    #166
  • 2021
    #2

Ranking criteria

95
Overall
95.3
Academic Reputation
92.4
Employer Reputation

Student & Staff

Total students
17,347

17%
83%

International students
9,838

22%
78%

Total faculty staff
1,326

258
1068

Total students
17,347

17%
83%

International students
9,838

22%
78%

Total faculty staff
1,326

1068
258

Scholarships

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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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