University profile

Imperial College London

2023/24 edition

About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is a world top ten university with an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. We are consistently rated amongst the world's best universities and committed to developing the next generation of researchers through collaboration across disciplines.

Located in the heart of London, our nine campuses act as multidisciplinary spaces for education, research, translation and commercialisation. Together, the Imperial community is harnessing science and innovation to tackle global challenges.

Our achievements

  • #3 in Europe and #6 in the world (QS World University Rankings 2024)
  • #1 in the UK for world-leading research (REF 2021)
  • #1 in the UK for Graduate Prospects (The Times/The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023)
  • #1 student city in the world - London (QS 2023)

An Imperial education

At Imperial, we offer a world-leading, rigorous, evidence-based, inclusive educational experience embedded in a vibrant research environment. Our students learn from world-class academics who are paving the way in their field, and students are inspired by innovative thinking, ground-braking ideas and world-leading research.

Our specialist focus on STEMB (science, technology, engineering, medicine and business) makes us unique in the UK and attracts some of the world’s best minds. Together, we’re working towards making our societies smarter, healthier, more sustainable and more resilient.

Our Faculties & Departments

We are a future-focused and innovative university that offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses across four faculties:

  • Faculty of Engineering (Aeronautics, Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computing, Dyson School of Design Engineering, Earth Science and Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Materials and Mechanical Engineering)

  • Faculty of Medicine (Brain Sciences, Immunology and Inflammation, Infectious Disease, Institute of Clinical Sciences, Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction
  • National Heart and Lung Institute, School of Public Health and Surgery and Cancer)
  • Faculty of Natural Sciences (Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Life Sciences and Centre for Environmental Policy)
  • Imperial College Business School (Finance, Management and Entrepreneurship, Economics and Public Policy, Marketing and Analytics and Operations


Imperial College offers a range of financial support you may be eligible to receive to help cover the cost of your studies.

Explore the scholarships search tool to find out if you are eligible for financial support.

SPOTLIGHT: The Presidential Scholarship for Black heritage students

As part of our commitment to the Black community, Imperial College is now offering scholarships for students of Black heritage.

The Presidential Scholarship is designed to support students of Black heritage achieve their full potential during their time at university. If eligible, you’ll not only be entitled to a full subsidy of your tuition fees, but also a range student support services to ensure you feel right at home at Imperial.

This scholarship is available for Black heritage students who are commencing any degree in 2024 at Imperial College London.

Learn more

Upcoming events

Discover more about studying at Imperial at one of our recruitment events. From open days and webinars, to fairs and drop-ins there’s a chance to meet us throughout the year.

Get in touch

If you have any questions about the application process, you can contact us and our staff can help you with your query.

Contact details

+44 (0)20 7589 5111
South Kensington Campus
Exhibition Road
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