About

Imperial College London, established in 1907, is a leading public research university and the only university in the UK to focus intensively on science, engineering, medicine, and business. 100 Imperial College London undergraduate courses and 150 Imperial College London master’s courses are offered here.

Over 17000 students represent the university, out of which 50% are Imperial College London international students, representing 140 countries around the globe.

Top Reasons to Study in the Imperial College London

Imperial College London has been awarded the Gold Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for its outstanding education, learning, and student achievements. It is one of the best colleges in the UK for job prospects.

  • Imperial graduates have the highest average starting salary of any university in the United Kingdom.
  • It covers a diverse range of Imperial College scholarships to worthy students and is one of the most financially liberal institutions in the UK. The scholarships encompass tuition, living expenses, flights, and other expenses.
  • Students who demonstrate academic proficiency and potential are awarded EURO 1,000(INR 80,000) every year for up to four years.

Cost of Studying at Imperial College London

Average tuition fee

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Living expenses

Average living expenses (Bachelors)

£42,840

Average living expenses (Masters)

£43,440

Average on-campus living expenses

£7,740

Average off-campus living expenses

£7,320

Rankings for The Imperial College London

US News Ranking

#20

US World and News Report

The World University Rankings

#12

The World University Rankings

QS World University Rankings

#7

QS World University Rankings


More rankings for this university

Imperial College London ranks as per various organizations are:-

Organizations 

Ranks 

QS World ranking 

#7

THE rankings 

#12

U.S News rankings 

#4

Admissions at The Imperial College London

Application Fee

£22 - £135


How to Apply at Imperial College London

These steps need to be followed to qualify for Imperial College London admissions. 

Note: The Imperial College London application fee for undergraduates is 50 pounds(INR 5000); 100 pounds(INR 10,000)- for MBA


Documents Required to Apply to Imperial College London

You are required to keep these documents while applying to Imperial College London:-

  • Official academic transcripts
  • official degree completion certificate
  • mark sheets.

Some Additional Imperial College London admission requirements

  • Birth certificate
  • Passport copy
  • Bank statement
  • Scholarship letter (if applicable)

Exams Accepted By the University

The Imperial College London admission requirements vary as per the course chosen. These are mentioned here:-

Course


Requirements

MS

IELTS: 6.5-7.0

PTE: 69.0 & Above

MIM

IELTS: 6.5-7.0

PTE: 69.0 & Above

MBA/PGDM

GMAT: 600.0 & Above

GRE: 314.0 & Above

IELTS: 7.0 & Above

MBBS

IELTS: 6.5 & Above

PTE: 62.0 & Above

B.E. / B.Tech

IELTS: 6.5-7.0

PTE: 62.0 & Above

B.Sc.

IELTS: 6.5-7.0

PTE: 62.0 & Above

International students are required to submit the proof of their english proficiency test as follows:-

Test 

Score 

IELTS

6.5

TOEFL-iBT

92

PTE academic 

62

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Courses

Students

135

Yocketers applied

54

Yocketers admitted

816

Yocketers interested

Yocketer profiles

Shivu Chauhan

Shivu Chauhan

Advanced Mechanical Engineering

Fall 2022

Harsha Katreddy

Harsha Katreddy

Shortlisted

Finance

Spring 2023

Shraddha Sharma

Shraddha Sharma

Shortlisted

Investment & Wealth Management

Fall 2022

Amaan Faraaz

Amaan Faraaz

Shortlisted

Statistics (Data Science)

Spring 2023

Atharva Hendre

Atharva Hendre

Shortlisted

Statistics (Data Science)

Spring 2023

Jitin Mehta

Jitin Mehta

Shortlisted

Management

Fall 2022


International Students

% of international students in the university

40.7

Total International Students in the university

8327


Alumni

Imperial College London has 1030+ alumni all over the globe. Alumni receive discounts, access to a variety of campus facilities, career guidance, online privileges, and social and professional connections, among other things. Some prominent alumni include: Geoffrey Wilkinson -Nobel laureate English Chemist; Frederick Gowland Hopkins- Nobel laureate English Biochemist; and William Crookes- British Chemist and inventor of Crookes Tube.

Scholarships

Deadline

15/10/20

Scholarship amount

$1,000

Degree

Bachelors

Scholarship type

NA

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Campus

Number of campuses the university has
9

Campus locations
London

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Transportation in the city

The most common method of transport is London underground tube and iconic red buses while some students prefer cycling too


Services offered by the university

  • Imperial College London has campuses in nine different locations throughout London and the South East.
  • The campuses are conveniently accessible by public transportation due to their strategic locations in London and Canary Wharf.

Student life

  • The central location of universities also allows students to communicate with large corporations quickly.
  • At Imperial, students can join one of more than 300 clubs and societies and participate in various campus activities.

On campus accomodation

Imperial College London has campuses in nine different locations throughout London and the South East.

2,500 UG students are housed in eight self-catered housing halls. Graduate students can use 'GradPad' to find housing.

UG students can live in the following residence halls:

  • Beit Hall is located in the Beit quad and has 339 beds. It consists of standard single, standard double, en-suite single, and en-suite double rooms.
  • Eastside Hall has a total capacity of 454 beds and is located in Prince's Garden. It consists of three halls, each with en-suite rooms.
  • Kemp Porter Buildings: This is a freshly constructed resident hall with 710 beds that includes en-suite single and double rooms.
  • Putney Boathouse is a residence hall dedicated specifically to students with exceptional rowing ability, with only six standard single rooms.
  • 2,500 UG students are housed in eight self-catered housing halls. Graduate students can use 'GradPad' to find housing.

Faculty

University Faculty:Student Ratio

1:19

University Faculty Stats

The Imperial College London has 8000 faculty members(4435 academic staff), actively training students in fields of science, research and technology. The student-to-faculty ratio at Imperial College London is 19:1.

Opportunities

University Endowments Value

567000000

Research opportunities at university

Imperial College London has been ranked in the top ten universities globally calculated by various organizations based on its research opportunities. 

  • UROP is a research opportunities programme open to Imperial and non-Imperial students. Participate in real research while appreciating the surrounding nature.
  • A UROP can be funded from two perspectives.
  • The costs of delivering a research experience to the academic supervisor, which may include consumables (e.g. materials, software, hardware, chemicals, licences) and space (e.g. desk, workshop, bench, laboratory). These expenses are usually covered by the host department when they agree to sponsor a student.
  • The costs of a student living in London for the duration of their research experience (most notably local travel costs, housing, and other necessary sustenance costs) if the term is not covered by funds provided for their degree programme.

Internship opportunities (Part time job opportunities)

  • The Placement and Internship Unit of the Careers Service is dedicated to assisting students in finding placements both in the UK and internationally. 
  • Every year, over 7,000 firms post job openings on our online vacancy service, JobsLive, and your department may receive placement details immediately.
  • Through the Careers Service's Professional Project Fund, you can also get a stipend to help you complete a four-week internship in the UK not-for-profit sector.

Placement - Companies and average salaries offered

  • Imperial College London is highly rated by companies, ranking #3 in the United Kingdom for employability after the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford. 
  • With an initial wage of roughly EURO 37,000(INR 30,00,000), an Imperial graduate can find work within three months of graduation.
  • Imperial College London undergraduate students had a placement rate of 56.45%, and postgraduate students had a placement rate of 72.1 per cent.

Contact


Email

presessional@imperial.ac.uk

Address

South Kensington Campus London SW7 2AZ, UK


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FAQs

1. What GPA is required to get into Imperial College London?
The GPA required to get into Imperial College London is 3.7.

2. What is the cost of living at Imperial College London?
The cost of living at Imperial College London is EURO 30,000(24,13,815 INR).

3. What is the acceptance rate of Imperial College London?
The acceptance rate at Imperial College London is 42%.

4. What is the gender ratio at Imperial College London?
The male to female ratio at Imperial College London is 64:36.

5. Is it difficult to get into Imperial College London?
Imperial College is one of Europe's most difficult colleges to get into, and its lectures are (relatively) rigorous once you do.