University of Essex




The University of Essex is a University located in Essex, England. The University was founded in 1963, before gaining its status two years later. The main campus is located near Colchester. There are approximately 14,000 students at the University, which offers a wide range of courses at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate level. The motto of the University translates into English as ‘Thought the harder, heart the keener.’



UniEel 2019 Rankings: 38th/70

Complete University Guide 2019: 26th/131

The Guardian Rankings 2019: 31st/121

QS UK Rankings 2019: 43rd/76



Total Students: 14,000

Male/Female Split: 46/54

UK/EUR/INT Split: 70/12/18

Graduate Prospects: 79%

Student/Staff Ratio: 16:3

Student Satisfaction Rate: 81%



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