Imperial College London is the only university in the UK to focus exclusively on science, engineering, medicine and business. Joining such a specialist community means studying what you love with people who love it too – all in the heart of one of the world's most exciting cities.
We're ranked among the top ten best universities in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2016–17, making an Imperial degree highly valued by employers across the globe.
Imperial is also the most international university in the UK – and fifth in the world – according to the 2017 Times Higher Education ranking of the world's most international universities. Students from over 130 countries come to study at the College, and we are involved in significant research collaborations that span the globe.
Our location in central London is a huge advantage in what we do: attracting the best minds from all corners of the world and setting us in the heart of a truly international community of employers. This paves the way for guest lectures from top industry experts, internships with major companies, industry-inspired project work and exciting careers.
And it starts right here.
Reasons to choose us
There are many reasons why an Imperial education is so highly sought after. Here are just a few of them.
We offer many opportunities to broaden your education internationally, from short placements to a whole year abroad.
We're currently number one for career prospects in The Guardian University Guide 2017 and we’re committed to maintaining this success.
Central London location
Our campus in South Kensington sets you in the heart of a global job market.
We guarantee a place in College accommodation to all of our first year undergraduates, with options to suit a range of budgets.
We offer one of the largest ranges of clubs, societies and projects of any UK university to help you make the most of your time away from study.