About UCL


Key statistics

A repository of key statistics used throughout the site.

Student numbers

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Staff numbers

Number of professors (UCL compared to the national average)

Source: HESA’s 2015/16 Higher Education Information Database for Institutions (HEIDI)

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Source: UCL REF 2014

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Academic achievements

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QS world university rankings by subject

2018 QS world university rankings by subject (world)

Source: 'UCL strengthens position in QS subject rankings' (UCL News)

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International outlook

Ranked 9th in the Times Higher Education's World's Most International Universities 2017

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Source: Times Higher Education World University Rankings

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Pioneering history

Background image © London Metropolitan Archives, City of London (Royal Free Hospital Group Archives)

Background image © Nobel Media AB, Photo: N. Elmehed

Background image © UCLU Film Society Archives

Source for all statistics in this section: The World of UCL 1828-2004

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