University of Essex

University Profile
96.2% Recommended
  • Tuition: £ 9,000
  • Students: 8,182
  • Male to Female (%): 47 : 53
  • £1.95 per pint

    Price of a beer at University of Essex

  • N / A students

    People living in halls at University of Essex

  • Average Grad Salary
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  • Students in work/study
  • UG : PG Ratio
    74 : 26
  • UK : International
    74 : 26

University Summary

We are Essex: home to the daring and the tenacious, a place for the ambitious and the bold. We’re a close-knit, supportive and welcoming community, with a powerful and pioneering global outlook.

Here you’re taught by world-leading academics in a supportive and research-intense environment. Our trailblazing research continues to change the world for the better and we’re placed in the top 20 in the UK for research excellence (REF 2014), in the top 5 for social science, and are consistently housing the highest-rated politics department in the country. We have been ranked as gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (2017) which means we deliver an excellent educational experience, and we are ranked 22nd in the Times Good University Guide (2018).

Feeling adventurous? Widen your experience by studying abroad. Explore another culture, develop new skills, and set yourself a challenge for a full year, and we’ll even cover your tuition fees whilst you’re away.

Our award-winning accommodation is sure to make you feel at home. And the best bit? It’s guaranteed for your first year here.

Join Nobel Prize-winners, award-winning directors, presidents, astronauts, and over 75,000 other alumni who’ve gone on to shape the world.

Up for a challenge and want to make a real difference? Welcome home!

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University Address:

University of Essex
University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO4 3SQ