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       Ranked 51 out of 425

University Statistcs

  • Uni Compare Ranking
    51 / 425
  • Full Time Students
    81%
  • Guardian Ranking
    VARIED
  • Students in work/study
    90%
  • Undergraduate to Postgraduate UG to PG Ratio
    86 : 14
  • UK to InternationalForeign Ratio
    84 : 16

University Summary

The University of Kent (formerly the University of Kent at Canterbury, abbreviated as Cantuar. for post-nominals) is a public research university based in Kent, United Kingdom. It was founded in 1965 and is regarded as one of the UK’s “plate glass universities”.

The University of Kent’s main site is a rural campus just north of Canterbury situated within 300 acres of park land, which houses over 4,300 students. The university has additional UK sites in Medway and Tonbridge, and postgraduate centres in Brussels and Paris. In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise the University of Kent was placed 24th out of 118 participating institutions in terms of the best, or 4*, research in a ranking produced by Times Higher Education.

The University of Kent is frequently ranked in the top 30 in rankings of British universities. In 2010 just under 30,000 students applied to the University of Kent through UCAS and 5,242 accepted offers of places. The average UCAS points offer given for 2011/12 was 349 or AAB-AAA. Kent is a member of the Santander Network of European universities encouraging social and economic development.

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University Location

University Address: The University of Kent Canterbury Kent CT2 7NZ

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