87034 students are using the Uni Compare app

University of Exeter

  Loading
       Ranked 86 out of 425

University Statistcs

  • Uni Compare Ranking
    86 / 425
  • Full Time Students
    99%
  • Guardian Ranking
    VARIED
  • Students in work/study
    87%
  • Undergraduate to Postgraduate UG to PG Ratio
    71 : 29
  • UK to InternationalForeign Ratio
    82 : 18

University Summary

The University of Exeter (informally known as Exeter University, or Exeter) is a public research university located in South West England. The university was founded and received its Royal Charter in 1955, although its predecessor institutions, the Royal Albert Memorial College and the University College of the South West of England, were established in 1900 and 1922 respectively. The university’s Chancellor is Baroness Benjamin, an actress, author and businesswoman. Its Vice-Chancellor is Professor Sir Steve Smith, a former President of Universities UK (2009–2011). In post-nominals, the University of Exeter is abbreviated as Exon. (from the Latin Exoniensis), and is the suffix given to honorary and academic degrees from the university.

Exeter University is a member of the Russell Group of leading research-oriented UK universities. The university is also a member of Universities UK, the European University Association, and the Association of Commonwealth Universities.

The university has three campuses: Streatham; St Luke’s (both of which are in Exeter); and Tremough in Cornwall. The university is centred in the city of Exeter, Devon, where it is the principal higher education institution. Streathamis the largest campus containing many of the university’s administrative buildings, and is regarded as one of the most beautiful in the country. The Tremough campus is maintained in conjunction with University College Falmouthunder the Combined Universities in Cornwall (CUC) initiative.

The University of Exeter has been described by The Sunday Times as one of nine universities which form England’s unofficial “Ivy League” due to the high academic attainment of its entrants.

University Accommodation

Student life at University is so much more than your bedroom. For most of you, student accommodation will be your first time living independently, and all universities will strive to offer you a welcoming environment so that your new room instantly feels like home. Universities offer a fantastic choice of living, all which provides a safe, secure and sociable start to your university experience. Find out more about this university's accommodation on the link below.

Find out more

University of Exeter Reviews

University Location

University Address: Prince of Wales Road Exeter, Devon UK EX4 4SB

Recommended Universities