one of the top 25 universities in the world (2016-17 QS international world rankings)
the fourth oldest university in England
research-led and based in the heart of London.
King’s has over 29,600 students (including more than 11,700 postgraduates) from some 150 countries and over 8,000 employees.
King’s provides world-class teaching and cutting-edge research:
In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) King’s was ranked 6th nationally in the ‘power’ ranking, which takes into account both the quality and quantity of research activity, and 7th for quality according to Times Higher Education rankings
Eighty-four per cent of research at King’s was deemed ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ (3* and 4*)
The university is in the top seven UK universities for research earnings and has an overall annual income of just over £738 million