Kingston University

country rank  63
world rank  815

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University Overview

Founded in 1992, Kingston University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Kingston upon Thames (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), London. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, Kingston University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Kingston University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 27 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1992 Origins date back to 1899
Motto Per Scientiam Progredimur
Through learning we progress

University Location

Address River House, 53-57 High Street
Kingston upon Thames (population range: 50,000-249,999)
KT1 1LQ London
United Kingdom
T +44 (20) 8417 9000
F +44 (20) 8417 7178

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office

+44 (20) 8547 7053

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 900-999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Kingston University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Privy Council

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Million+
  • Universities UK

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019