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University of Essex

Colchester Campus Wivenhoe Park Colchester View map
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12K-14K
Public
High
13,965
939
5,994

Overview

We are Essex: a close-knit, welcoming, close to 15,000-strong community, with a powerful, pioneering global outlook.

At Essex you’re taught by world-leading academics in a supportive and research-intense environment. Our trailblazing research continues to change the world for the better and we’re placed in the top 20 in the UK for research excellence, coming fourth for social science, and consistently housing the highest-rated politics department in the country.

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.

Start exploring and find your perfect course today.

Up for a challenge and want to make a real difference?

Welcome home.


University Highlights

Total students - 13,965

20%
80%

International students - 5,994

70%
30%

Total faculty staff - 939

460
479

Total students - 13,965

20%
80%

International students - 5,994

70%
30%

Total faculty staff - 939

479
460

Undergraduate Program

12,000 - 14,000
16,000 - 18,000

Postgraduate Program

8,000 - 10,000
20,000 - 22,000
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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