City, University of London

City, University of London is a leading global university, focusing on business and the professions. In 2016 and 2017, City was ranked the top university in London for student satisfaction. City is also in the top 15 universities in the UK for graduate prospects. In 2017, City was shortlisted for University of the Year, for the second year running.

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City was established in 1894 and is the newest member institute of the University of London.

City was established in 1894 and is the newest member institute of the University of London, having joined in 2016. City is composed of five Schools: City's Business School, the City Law School, the School of Health Sciences, the School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering and the School of Arts & Social Sciences.

Research is at the heart of City’s academic activities. 75% of City’s submissions to the most recent Research Excellence Framework were rated as being of world leading or internationally excellent quality.

City offers over 61 undergraduate and 150 taught postgraduate courses attracting students from over 150 countries while our academic staff span more than 75 nationalities. Almost all undergraduate courses offer the opportunity to undertake a work or clinical placement or a period studying abroad, allowing students to broaden their horizons and professional network while gaining critical skills.

Number of students

  • 18,997 : No of students
  • 9,828 : Undergraduate students
  • 9,169 : Postgraduate students
  • 7,505 : International students

City’s active alumni community continue to be involved with the institution and give their time and share their knowledge with current students, helping them with industry insight and building confidence for life beyond university.


Located on the doorstep of Tech City, City is committed to developing the next generation of entrepreneurial talent within the student and graduate community. City’s focus on Enterprise Education is designed to help students develop the mind-set, skills and networks needed to thrive in an increasingly competitive and challenging world.