Kingston University

About the institution

Kingston University has four campuses as well as a shared site with St George’s, University of London, which focuses on medical and healthcare education. Most campuses are in or close to Kingston upon Thames, which is around 25 minutes from central London and near to Hampton Court Palace. The university offers a wide variety of courses, many with a vocational focus. It offers a particularly good selection of nursing and health-related degrees, a number of which are delivered in partnership with St George’s.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
23,057
Male UG students: 
47%
Female UG students: 
53%
Full-time students: 
92%
Under 21 on entry: 
69%
International: 
14%
Undergraduate: 
77%
Student-staff ratio: 
19.4
Average UCAS tariff: 
299.5

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 20%
2.1: 46%
2.2: 27%
Pass: 5%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

86%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
46%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
21,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment


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