King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

About the institution

King’s College London is the fourth oldest university in England and a member of the Russell Group. It has five campuses across central London: Denmark Hill, Guy’s, Strand, Waterloo and St Thomas’. St Thomas’ hospital is where Florence Nightingale established the first professional school of nursing, and King’s St Thomas’ campus is home to the Florence Nightingale Museum. Among King’s extensive list of alumni are recognisable names such as John Keats, Thomas Hardy and Desmond Tutu.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
27,646
Male UG students: 
35%
Female UG students: 
65%
Full-time students: 
82%
Under 21 on entry: 
67%
International: 
23%
Undergraduate: 
59%
Student-staff ratio: 
11.3
Average UCAS tariff: 
455.1

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 23%
2.1: 47%
2.2: 12%
Pass: 2%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

91%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
61%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
25,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment
UCAS code: 
K60
Strand London Westminster
Postcode: 
WC2R 2LS
Telephone number: 
020 7836 5454

Guardian university guide rank

42

out of 119

Times university guide rank

27

out of 128


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