University of Cambridge

About the institution

Cambridge is one of the oldest universities in the world and is also consistently ranked as one of the best. There are twenty-nine undergraduate colleges to choose from, many of which are housed in centuries-old buildings around the city centre; these are bases for both studying and socialising. Students are guaranteed three years of college accommodation and a high level of individual attention, plus a choice of hundreds of student clubs and societies. You’ll need top grades to be considered.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
19,580
Male UG students: 
54%
Female UG students: 
46%
Full-time students: 
98%
Under 21 on entry: 
92%
International: 
19%
Undergraduate: 
62%
Student-staff ratio: 
11.0
Average UCAS tariff: 
601.0

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 24%
2.1: 47%
2.2: 8%
Pass: 2%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

90%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
54%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
25,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment

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