University of Essex | Profile and 2018 Ranking
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University of Essex

University of Essex

Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
(4.2) 652 reviews

Quick info

An excellent experience! I would not choose any other uni. Essex has given me everything so far: high level of education, student experience, friendships and career opportunities and experience.

Uni rankings and ratings

WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2018 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
17 / 126
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
26th

Key Stats

Student stats
Source: HESA, 2017 (note: only applies to undergraduate records)

96 % FULL-TIME
4% PART-TIME
82 % SCHOOL-LEAVERS
18% MATURE STUDENTS
80 % UNDERGRADUATE
20% POSTGRADUATE

Graduate prospects
Source: DLHE, 2017

% IN JOB OR FURTHER STUDY

Student numbers
Source: HESA, 2017 (note: only applies to undergraduate records)

TOTAL UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

9,725
Is there the option to study abroad at this uni?
Yes

Reviews

Sarah Van Loo

University of Essex
International Relations MA
OVERALL UNIVERSITY RATING

I didn’t do my bachelors degree in England, so it is all very new for me. I like the university, all the module are very interesting, but there is a lot of work to...

Abbie

University of Essex
Management and Marketing BSc (Hons)
OVERALL UNIVERSITY RATING

So far my university experience has been one of the best experiences ever, it's hard to describe what being at uni is like and it's something you just have to do as the memories and experiences you...

Where you'll study

University of Essex

Wivenhoe Park Colchester Essex CO4 3SQ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Hythe   0.6 miles away

Cost of living

Cost of a pint
This is the average cost of a pint .
Source: Hotcourses 2017

Cost of pint half
£3.70
£3.00

Accommodation costs
This is the average annual cost for a full time student at this uni.
Source: Hotcourses 2017

£8,593

Living costs
This is the average annual cost of living for a student studying in the town where this uni is based.
Source: Hotcourses 2017

£12,443

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