Imperial College London

Imperial College London is one of 156 universities included in U-Multirank for United Kingdom. Imperial College London is a very large government dependent private university located in London. It was founded in 1907. With regard to the scope of its subjects and degree programmes offered, the Imperial College London is a comprehensive institution. It is characterised by a high percentage of international students. As made clear by its sunburst chart – a snapshot illustration of the university’s performance profile across the five U-Multirank dimensions. Its overall profile shows top performance across various indicators, with 14 ‘A’ (very good) scores. For a comprehensive overview of this university’s performance, see its complete performance scores in the tables below.

Imperial College London
South Kensington Campus
SW7 2AZ London
United Kingdom

http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/

Compare Imperial College London to other universities

U-Multirank's unique 'Sunburst chart' gives an illustration of a university's performance profile across the five U-Multirank dimensions. These are indicated in different colours. For instance, the teaching and learning dimension is symbolised by the colour green. Each 'sunray' represents one of the thirty plus U-Multirank indicators. The longer the ray, the better the performance of an institution on the selected indicator: a full-length ray stands for 'top group' performance, whereas a short ray means 'weak' performance. A missing sunray indicates that the specific data indicator is not available. An institution's performance in an indicator can be identified by moving the cursor over the rays. A key guard for the sunburst chart is provided here .

Explanation for sunburst
Teaching & Learning
Score
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Bachelor graduation rate

84.14

%

0.0

100.0

Masters graduation rate

0.0

100.0

Graduating on time (bachelors)

0.0

100.0

Graduating on time (masters)

0.0

100.0

Relative BA graduate unemployment

6

%
between 5% and 10%

Relative MA graduate unemployment

7

%
between 5% and 10%

Relative graduate unemployment long first degree

Graduating on time (long first degree)

Graduation rate long first degree

Research
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Citation rate

1.57

0.08

2.53

Research publications (absolute numbers)

27,094

1.0

67252.0

Research publications (size-normalised)

1.58

0.0

13.53

External research income

190.85

0.0

282.88

Art related output

0.0

1.99

Top cited publications

18.5

%

0.0

34.2

Interdisciplinary publications

11.4

0.0

24.6

Post-doc positions

0.0

100.0

Publication output

Strategic research partnerships

0.0

5823.0

Professional publications

0.0

4589.01

Knowledge Transfer
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Co-publications with industrial partners

8.1

%

0.0

29.9

Income from private sources

150.5

0.0

236.5

Patents awarded (absolute numbers)

111

0.0

2416.0

Patents awarded (size-normalised)

6.49

0.0

483.1

Industry co-patents

7.2

%

0.0

100.0

Spin-offs

1.66

0.0

222.2

Publications cited in patents

2.7

%

0.0

5.2

Income from continuous professional development

3.04

%

0.0

100.0

Graduate companies

5

0.0

81.5

International Orientation
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Foreign language bachelor programmes

0.0

100.0

Foreign language master programmes

0.0

100.0

Student mobility

0.25

0.0

1.0

International academic staff

46.47

%

0.0

100.0

International joint publications

68.1

%

8.3

91.4

International doctorate degrees

0.0

100.0

Foreign language long first degree programmes

Regional Engagement
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Bachelor graduates working in the region

Master graduates working in the region

Student internships in the region

0.0

100.0

Regional joint publications

35.5

%

0.0

84.5

Income from regional sources

0.0

100.0

Strategic research partnerships in the region

0.0

100.0

General
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Female students bachelor

44

%

Female students master

44

%

Female professors

20

%

Female academic staff

33

%

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