St Mary's University, Twickenham

About the institution

St Mary’s University Twickenham was founded in 1850 as a Catholic teacher training college and is led by Catholic values. It gained university status in 2014. Many of its undergraduate courses relate to theatre, business or sport. Mo Farah trained on its running coaching programme; its sports facilities have also been used by teams from the 2015 Rugby World Cup. The main campus is situated in the grounds of the Gothic, castle-style Strawberry Hill House, created by 18th century novelist Horace Walpole.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
5,167
Male UG students: 
42%
Female UG students: 
58%
Full-time students: 
90%
Under 21 on entry: 
78%
International: 
7%
Undergraduate: 
75%
Student-staff ratio: 
20.6
Average UCAS tariff: 
288.7

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 12%
2.1: 52%
2.2: 31%
Pass: 5%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

92%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
53%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
21,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment


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