University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge Ranking

country rank: 2
world rank: 17

University Overview

The University of Cambridge ranking, founded in 1209, is a non-profit public higher-education institution situated in the tiny city of Cambridge (population range of 50,000-249,999), East of England. The University of Cambridge is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational UK higher education institution that is officially recognized/chartered by the Privy Council. In a variety of fields of study, the University of Cambridge provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 811-year-old UK higher-education institution offers a rigorous admission criteria based on entrance exams and previous academic records and ratings. The admittance rate ranges from 10% to 20%, making this UK higher education school very exclusive. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Students at the University of Cambridge ranking have access to a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

University of Cambridge Ranking

University Identity

Name University of Cambridge
Founded 1209
Motto Hinc lucem et pocula sacra From here, light and sacred draughts
Colours Cambridge blue

University Location

Address The Old Schools, Trinity Lane Cambridge CB2 1TN East of England United Kingdom
Tel +44 (1223) 337 733
Fax +44 (1223) 332 332

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 15,000-17,500 US$ (11,000-12,900 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office Fitzwilliam House Cambridge CB2 1QY (1223) 333 308

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) European University Association (EUA) International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU) League of European Research Universities (LERU) Coimbra GroupRussell Group Universities UK

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