About UCL


Financial information

UCL is confident its position as London’s powerhouse will be sustained and enhanced through continued investment in people and facilities.

In addition to the investment, UCL's research agenda and innovative and cross-disciplinary research strategy, have generated a year-on-year increase in research funding.

For the latest financial information, visit UCL 2023 Annual Review

Financial stability and competitive growth

We are ensuring financial stability and enjoying competitive dramatic growth.

  • Total income of £1.75bn (2021-22)
  • Three main sources of income: research funding, tuition fees, and government & other funding.
  • Dramatic growth in all three main income areas - +102% in 10 years (from 2012 to 2022)

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UCL is an exempt charity, in accordance with the Charities Act 2006.  The charity is exempt from regulation by the Charity Commission, but has as its principal regulator as the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE).