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University of Essex

CO4 3SQ Colchester Campus Colchester View map
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12K-14K
Public
High
12,720
982
5,600

Overview

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.

 

Here you’re taught by world-leading academics in a supportive and research-intense environment. We have been ranked as gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (2017) which means we deliver an excellent educational experience and we are ranked 22nd in the Times Good University Guide (2018). Our trailblazing research also continues to change the world for the better and we’re placed in the top 20 in the UK for research excellence (REF 2014), in the top 5 for social science, and are consistently housing the highest-rated politics department in the country.

Our students love us, Essex has achieved a top 15 ranking for the fifth year running in the NSS (2017. Overall student satisfaction, English mainstream universities). This is your chance to become a member of one of the happiest groups of students around.

Feeling adventurous? Widen your experience by studying abroad. Explore another culture, develop new skills, and set yourself a challenge for a full year, and we’ll even cover your tuition fees whilst you’re away.

Our award-winning accommodation is sure to make you feel at home. And the best bit? It's guaranteed for your first year here.

 

Join Nobel Prize-winners, award-winning directors, presidents, astronauts, and over 75,000 other alumni who've gone on to shape the world.

 

Up for a challenge and want to make a real difference? Welcome home.

Programs available

Undergraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

Human Rights Centre

School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences:

University of Essex Online

Postgraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

Centre for Computational Finance and Economic Agents

Department of History

School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences:

University of Essex Online

University Highlights

Total students - 12,720

22%
78%

International students - 5,600

67%
33%

Total faculty staff - 982

484
498

Total students - 12,720

22%
78%

International students - 5,600

67%
33%

Total faculty staff - 982

498
484

Undergraduate Program

12,000 - 14,000
The fees above are an indicative annual course fee in US dollars. Please note that course fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.
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Campus Locations

English language requirements

This institution accepts IELTS!
Find your nearest test centre and test dates.

Please check the specific English language requirements for your chosen course with the university.