Kingston University: Statistics

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#1003 of 14,131 In the World
#376 of 2,785 In Europe
#80 of 163 In the United Kingdom
#65 of 131 In England
#237 of 1,091 For Firefighting and Fire Science
Top50% For 68 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
25%
Enrollment
17,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Master
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate25%
Admissions RequirementsGeneral Certificate of Education (GCE) with passes in 5 approved subjects including at least 2 at Advanced ('A') level or 4 at Advanced Supplementary ('AS') level. General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) should normally include English and Mathematics. GNVQ level 3 and at least 3 General Certificate of Secondary Education passes. Relevant access courses or International Baccalaureate at suitable level. Equivalent foreign qualifications
Academic CalendarSeptember to July (September - January; February-July)
Enrollment17,500
Full time employee1,250
Student:staff ratio14:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
7,313
Citations
168,337

Kingston University majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,919 / 33,996
Computer Science
1,451 / 37,003
Engineering
1,249 / 24,431
Medicine
1,206 / 29,051
Business
979 / 34,938
Chemistry
872 / 25,260
Environmental Science
791 / 32,593
Psychology
753 / 26,224
Biology
740 / 20,141
Art & Design
660 / 6,671
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
529 / 17,498
Physics
527 / 10,596
Sociology
520 / 11,947
Economics
482 / 9,811
Materials Science
427 / 6,970
Political Science
357 / 2,989
Geology
339 / 17,750
Computer Vision
288 / 11,617
Mathematics
278 / 3,981
Communications and Public Relations
227 / 10,175
Social Psychology
210 / 11,515
History
188 / 336
Demography
181 / 4,299
Health Science
176 / 3,216
Management Information Systems
173 / 4,288
Law
167 / 986
Geography and Cartography
155 / 3,768
Healthcare Management (MHA)
152 / 3,542
Marketing
145 / 11,125
Nursing
140 / 1,934
Multimedia
127 / 2,374
Cognitive Science
126 / 3,536
Creative Writing
125 / 901
Petrology and Geochemistry
123 / 10,002
Child Psychology
123 / 7,285
Computer Networking
123 / 1,112
Environmental Management
119 / 4,920
Public Health
119 / 2,352
Public Policy / Administration
109 / 1,442
Political Economy
108 / 1,074

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 0
1992 13 8
1993 71 26
1994 61 59
1995 69 162
1996 75 169
1997 101 230
1998 127 412
1999 137 550
2000 133 813
2001 138 977
2002 137 1180
2003 198 1527
2004 194 1905
2005 266 2554
2006 266 3211
2007 272 3931
2008 290 4810
2009 340 5812
2010 406 6701
2011 430 8186
2012 467 9516
2013 486 11357
2014 482 12945
2015 496 13847
2016 531 14073
2017 541 14941
2018 450 14926
2019 504 18042
2020 475 20678
2021 492 23661

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $11,250$11,250
International students $18,750$16,250

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities ++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences ++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine ++
Engineering | IT ++
Maths | Natural Sciences ++
Doctorate Biochemistry, Business Administration, Chemistry, Cinema and Television, Design, Economics, Engineering, Film, Fine Arts, History, International Relations and Diplomacy, Law, Linguistics, Media Studies, Modern Languages, Music, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Social Sciences, Sociology, Writing

Kingston University alumni

  1. Eric Clapton

    Eric Clapton
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    recording artistsingerjazz musicianguitaristcomposer
    Biography

    Eric Patrick Clapton is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter, widely regarded as one of the most important and influential guitarists of all time. Clapton ranked second in Rolling Stone's list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" and fourth in Gibson's "Top 50 Guitarists of All Time". He was also named number five in Time magazine's list of "The 10 Best Electric Guitar Players" in 2009.

  2. Ben Barnes

    Ben Barnes
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Enrolled in Kingston University
    In 2004 graduated with Bachelor of Science in drama and English studies
    Occupations
    musicianstage actorfilm actorwritertelevision actor
    Biography

    Benjamin Thomas Barnes is an English actor and singer. He is best known for his roles as Prince Caspian in The Chronicles of Narnia film series, Logan Delos in Westworld, Billy Russo/Jigsaw in the Marvel series The Punisher, and General Kirigan/The Darkling in the Netflix series Shadow and Bone.

  3. Aphex Twin

    Aphex Twin
    Born in
    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    musicianclub DJdisc jockeymusic producercomposer
    Biography

    Richard David James, better known as Aphex Twin and less prominently as AFX, is an Irish-born British musician, composer and DJ. He is best known for his idiosyncratic work in electronic styles such as techno, ambient, and jungle. Music journalists from publications including Mixmag, The New York Times, NME, Fact, Clash and The Guardian have called James one of the most influential or important contemporary electronic musicians.

  4. Charles Ingram

    Charles Ingram
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Enrolled in Kingston University
    Graduated with Bachelor of Science in civil engineering
    Occupations
    engineermilitary officernovelist
    Biography

    Charles William Ingram is an English fraudster, novelist and former British army major who gained infamy for his appearance on the ITV television game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?. In episodes recorded in September 2001, Ingram correctly answered fifteen questions to win the show's maximum prize of £1 million, becoming the third recorded contestant to ever do so. However he was denied the winnings due to suspicion of cheating.

General info

Founded 1992
Accreditation Privy Council
Motto Per Scientiam Progredimur
Through learning we progress
Academic structure Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Faculty of Business and Law
Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing
Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences
Affiliations and memberships Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
European University Association (EUA)
MillionPlus
Universities UK

Location and Contacts

Address River House, 53-57 High Street
Kingston upon Thames, London, KT1 1LQ
United Kingdom
City population 43,000
Phone +44 (20) 8417 9000
Fax +44 (20) 8417 7178

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