Imperial College London


Imperial College London is a world famous university and specialises in science and technology based subjects. The university is currently ranked in the top 10 universities in the world. Looking to study at the Imperial College then read our guide to university.

The university was formerly a member of the University of London and separated in 2007. The University was formed in 1907 and has approximately 13,000 students and over 3000 staff.

The main university campus is based in the South Kensington area of London next to the Imperial Institute buildings. It also has campuses in Hammersmith, St Mary’s, Charing Cross, Chelsea and Westminster.

The Imperial College London provides around 230 different courses and has  strong departments especially in:

  • Faculty of Engineering,
  • Faculty of Medicine,
  • The Business School and
  • Facility of Neural Scientists.

All these departments have a good reputation internationally.

The University also has a very good reputation for its research and it was able to attract one of the highest’s amounts of funding from research grants in the UK. The university also has a commercial company, Imperial Innovations and its aim is to supporting technology transfer resulting in a number of spin off companies. So this is a good route for students to get industrial experience whilst working/studying in the university.

Imperial College London’s Rankings

The Imperial College London is really an impressive university being well respected worldwide and this can be seen in its good performance in all the main university ranking league tables. See our Imperial College London Ranking page for the latest UK and World rankings.

Imperial College London Accommodation

The university has a good balance between halls and converted Victorian town houses. It has over 3,000 places ensuring that 1st year undergraduates get a place with the college and the university has accommodation different areas of the city including inner London, Ascot, Ealing and Wye. Some of the a popular choices are:

  • Beit Hall
  • Southside Halls
  • Eastside Halls
  • Wilson House

Looking for private accommodation? We have the best offers on student accommodation in Central and West London.

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Tuition Fees

UK students- Imperial College will charge an annual fee of approximately £9,000 to all full-time students registering on undergraduate courses.

Typically EU students: £9,000 per annum

Typically international student: £24,500 per annum (medicine £27,500-39,150)

Information correct on 22-06-2012. For up to date information on fees please see the Imperial College’s website .

The information contained on this page was correct at time of publish and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Imperial College London for more information please see their website.

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