King's College London
United Kingdom, ENG, London
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King's College London
- Total Students 33000
- Total Programs 445
- Qs World40
- Established year1829
- Institution TypeCollege
About King's College London
Established in 1829, King's College London is a public college located in London, United Kingdom. It has a global ranking of 40 for the year 2024 according to QS World University Rankings’ website.With a broad range of degree programs, it offers a unique academic and culturally immersive experience for international students.
King's College London is one of the top 25 universities in the world (2016/17 QS World University Rankings) and among the oldest in England. King's has more than 27,600 students (of whom nearly 10,500 are graduate students) from some 150 countries worldwide, and some 6,800 staff. King's has an outstanding reputation for world-class teaching and cutting-edge research. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) King‚ was ranked 6th nationally in the ‚ ranking, which takes into account both the quality and quantity of research activity, and 7th for quality according to Times Higher Education rankings.
Eighty-four per cent of research at King was deemed ‚aoworld-leading or ‚aointernationally excellent‚ (3* and 4*). The university is in the top seven UK universities for research earnings and has an overall annual income of more than ¬£684 million. King's has a particularly distinguished reputation in the humanities, law, the sciences (including a wide range of health areas such as psychiatry, medicine, nursing and dentistry) and social sciences including international affairs.
It has played a major role in many of the advances that have shaped modern life, such as the discovery of the structure of DNA and research that led to the development of radio, television, mobile phones and radar. King's College London and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts are part of King's Health Partners. King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC) is a pioneering global collaboration between one of the world's leading research-led universities and three of London's most successful NHS Foundation Trusts, including leading teaching hospitals and comprehensive mental health services. For more information, visit: www.kingshealthpartners.org. King‚ ¬£600 million campaign, World questions|KING‚ answers, has delivered huge global impact in areas where King‚ has particular expertise.
Philanthropic support has funded new research to save young lives at Evelina London Children‚ Hospital; established the King‚Äôs Dickson Poon School of Law as a worldwide leader in transnational law; built a new Cancer Centre at Guy‚ Hospital; allowed unique collaboration between leading neuroscientists to fast-track new treatments for Alzheimer, Parkinson‚, motor neurone disease, depression and schizophrenia at the new Maurice Wohl Clinical Neuroscience Institute; created the Cicely Saunders Institute: the first academic institution in the world dedicated to palliative care, and supported the King‚ Sierra Leone Partnership in the Ebola crisis. Donations provide over 300 of the most promising students with scholarships and bursaries each year.
King's College London Ranking
These institutions from the U.S. and more than 90 other countries have been ranked based on 13 indicators that measure their academic research performance and their global and regional reputations. Students can use these rankings to explore the higher education options that exist beyond their own countries' borders and to compare key aspects of schools' research missions. These are the world's 2,000 top universities.Read more >
The 20th edition of the QS World University Rankings features 1,500 institutions across 104 locations and is the only ranking of its kind to emphasise employability and sustainability.
This year, we've implemented our largest-ever methodological enhancement, introducing three new metrics: Sustainability, Employment Outcomes and International Research Network.
The results draw on the analysis of 17.5m academic papers and the expert opinions of over 240,000 academic faculty and employers. Massachusetts Institute of Technology celebrates twelve years at the top, the University of Cambridge retains 2nd place while the University of Oxford (3rd) climbs one position.
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024 include 1,904 universities across 108 countries and regions. The table is based on our new WUR 3.0 methodology, which includes 18 carefully calibrated performance indicators that measure an institution’s performance across five areas: teaching, research environment, research quality, industry, and international outlook.
This year’s ranking analysed more than 134 million citations across 16.5 million research publications and included survey responses from 68,402 scholars globally. Overall, we collected 411,789 datapoints from more than 2,673 institutions that submitted data. Trusted worldwide by students, teachers, governments and industry experts, the 2024 league table reveals how the global higher education landscape is shifting.
View the World University Rankings 2024 methodology The University of Oxford tops the ranking for the eighth year in a row, but others in the top five have seen shifts in their ranks. Stanford University moves up to second place, pushing Harvard University down to fourth. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) climbs up two places to third this year. The University of Cambridge slips to fifth place, after being in joint third place last year.
The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) was first published in June 2003 by the Center for World-Class Universities (CWCU), Graduate School of Education (formerly the Institute of Higher Education) of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, and updated on an annual basis. Since 2009 the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) has been published and copyrighted by ShanghaiRanking Consultancy. ShanghaiRanking Consultancy is a fully independent organization on higher education intelligence and not legally subordinated to any universities or government agencies. ARWU uses six objective indicators to rank world universities, including the number of alumni and staff winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals, a number of highly cited researchers selected by Clarivate, a number of articles published in journals of Nature and Science, a number of articles indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded™ and Social Sciences Citation Index™ in the Web of Science™, and per capita performance of a university. More than 2500 universities are actually ranked by ARWU every year and the best 1000 are published.Read more >
King's College London Programs
- Accounting & Finance BSc
- Anatomy, Developmental & Human Biology iBSc
- Anatomy, Developmental & Human Biology BSc
- Ancient History BA
- Artificial Intelligence MSci
- Artificial Intelligence BSc
- Artificial Intelligence with a Year in Industry BSc
- Biochemistry BSc
- Biochemistry MSci
- Biomedical Engineering MEng
- Biomedical Engineering BEng
- Biomedical Engineering (SUSTech - King's Joint School of Medicine) for students in China BEng
- Biomedical Science BSc
- Biomedical Science (SUSTech - King's Joint School of Medicine) for students in China BSc
- Business Management BSc