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University of Kent

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  • Tuition: £ 9,000
  • Students: 19850
  • Male to Female (%): 47 : 53
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  • £2.15 per pint

    Price of a beer at University of Kent

  • 4800 students

    People living in halls at University of Kent

  • Average Grad Salary
  • Full Time Students
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  • Students in work/study
  • UG : PG Ratio
    86 : 14
  • UK : International
    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 of Kent
The University of Kent Canterbury Kent CT2 7NZ

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