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Imperial College London: Admissions 2024, Courses & Requirements

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Imperial College London Highlights 2024

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Year of establishment1907
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Accepted Exams
Total International Students6138
Male/Female Ratio0.629
UG/PG Course Ratio1.45
Endowments ValuePound Sterling 141 million
No.of Campuses9
Accommodation expenses5808 Pound for 2 sharing (UG),5355 Pound for 1 sharing (PG)
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Imperial College London Fees, Duration & Entry Requirements 2024

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Courses1st Year Tuition FeesDuration & Eligibility
MS(115 courses)
INR 22 L - 40 L
Duration1 year-2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 - 7, PTE: 62 - 69, Duolingo: 115 - 125
B.E. / B.Tech(26 courses)
INR 32 L - 42 L
Duration3-5 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 - 7, PTE: 62 & Above, Duolingo: 105 - 115
B.Sc.(39 courses)
INR 33 L - 40 L
Duration3-4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 - 7, PTE: 62 - 69, Duolingo: 115 - 125
MIM(15 courses)
INR 17 L - 43 L
Duration12 months-2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 - 7, PTE: 69 & Above, Duolingo: 125 & Above
MBA/PGDM(1 course)
INR 63 L
Duration12 months
Exam AcceptedGMAT: 600 & Above, GRE, IELTS: 7 & Above
PG Certificate(5 courses)
INR 15 L - 19 L
Duration3 months-1 year
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 - 7
MBBS(1 course)
INR 48 L
Duration6 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, PTE: 62 & Above
MPH(1 course)
INR 38 L
Duration1 year
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 7 & Above
PG Diploma(3 courses)
INR 24 L - 30 L
Duration8 months-1 year
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 - 7
Others PG(1 course)
INR 24 L
Duration1 year
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 7 & Above
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Q:   Is Imperial College London difficult to get into?


According to some sources, Imperial College London acceptance rate is 14.3%. This justifies that it is quite difficult to get admission into Imperial College London. However, this does not mean it is impossible to get into. To take admission, students need to make their application stand out amongst others. To take admission, students must ensure that they meet all the academic as well as English-language requirements.

Q:   How much does Imperial College London cost for international students?


Students can check the first-year Imperial College London tuition fees for different courses from the table given below:

Courses1st Year Tuition Fees
MS  (110 Courses)INR 22.49 L - 40.07 L
MIM  (15 Courses)INR 17.17 L - 40.33 L
BSc  (39 Courses)INR 33.09 L - 37.43 L
BE / BTech  (25 Courses)INR 32.83 L - 36.3 L
MBA/PGDM  (1 Course)INR 59.15 L
Others PG  (7 Courses)INR 23.78 L - 37.95 L
PG Diploma  (3 Courses)INR 24.74 L - 30.36 L
MBBS  (1 Course)INR 48.24 L
PG Certificate  (5 Courses)INR 15.46 L - 18.98 L
MPH  (1 Course)INR 37.95 L

Q:   What is the cost of staying at the Imperial College London?


As an interntional student at Imperial, the estimated living expenses will be as follows:

ParticularsMonthly Cost
Accommodation - College Run£912
Accommodation - Private Sector£994
Personal and Leisure£218

Read: Cost of Living for International Students in UK

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Imperial College London Admission Dates 2024

  • Application fees :Pound 22 - 150
  • Type of deadline :Depends on course
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Type of documentsApplicable for
SOPNot required
LORNeeded for few courses
EssaysNot required
CVNeeded for few courses
Additional documentsRequired
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Fall15ᵗʰ Jan - 7ᵗʰ May 2024
Spring31ˢᵗ Jul 2023
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Q:   What are the minimum entry requirements for Imperial College London?


Given below are Imperial College London entry requirements:


  • The exact entry requirements vary by course, so it is advised to check the particular course page to know the exact details


  • Though the exact entry requirements vary as per courses, but to take admission to a Master’s programme like MSc, MRes, MBA, etc., students must have a bachelor's degree
  • For admission to doctoral degree, students must have a master’s degree, and the grades that are needed will be specified by the department to which an applicant is applying. Additionally, students are required to have a bachelor’s degree passed at the prescribed level. Before applying, check the grades required at postgraduate level. Also,  GMAT / GRE is required for some courses

Also, international students are required to submit English language proficiency scores

Q:   How to apply to Imperial College London?


To apply to the undergraduate courses at Imperial College London, the applicants are required to apply online via UCAS. To apply for the master's programs at Imperial College London, the applicants are required to apply via the college's online application system. While applying for postgraduate taught courses, make sure to meet the entry requirements, take note of Imperial College London application deadline, upload all the supporting documents, pay the application fee, check the application status, pay the deposit, and submit the offer conditions.

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Students Ratings & Reviews

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  • 100% students never faced discrimination in this university
Part time work2
Post study jobs4
Quality of faculty5
Student Life5
Value for money5
Public transportation5
Indian Food2
Permanent Immigration3
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Life and academics as a masters student at Imperial college London is satisfying.
Tips: The college has a great reputation and alumni network. The course is one of the most popular courses offered by Imperial College. It offers great placement opportunities which drove my attention. Although, as an oversea student, there might be some minor problems with the changed environment. But, the people at the college are quite welcoming.
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Imperial College London Placements

Top Recruiters

Goldman Sachs
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Bank of America
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Merrill Lynch
Singapore Airlines
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Bain and Company
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JP Morgan Chase
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Q:   What is the placement rate of Imperial College graduates?


The overall employment rate at Imperial College London is an impressive 95.1%. Whereas, the placement rate for undergraduate students of Imperial College London was 63% and for postgraduate taught was 68.45% for the year 2020.

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Imperial College London Rankings 2024

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Q:   What is the rank of Imperial College London in UK?

Imperial College London ranking in UK in The Complete University Guide and The Guardian is #5 in 2023. In The Complete University Guide, Imperial College London ranked at #5 position only in 2022. However, in the rankings specified by The Guardian, the college's ranking has improved from #7 in 2022 to #5 in 2023. In all, if observed carefully, Imperial College London ranking, particularly in the UK is in the Top 10 Universities in UK since 2019.

Q:   Is Imperial College London better than Oxford University?

The choice to study at either Imperial College London or University of Oxford is based on students' preference. As per the unofficial sources, Imperial College London acceptance rate is around 14.3%, whereas, that of the University of Oxford is around 17%. However, if we consider the rankings, then the University of Oxford ranks better than Imperial College London worldwide. The University of Oxford ranks at #4 in QS World University Rankings, whereas, Imperial College QS ranking is #6 in 2023. In the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, the University of Oxford ranks at #1 in and Imperial College London ranks at #10 in 2023.
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Q:   Is Imperial College London good?

Imperial College London is one of the finest educational institutes globally and in the UK. It has been ranked at 10th position by Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023 and at 6th position by QS World University Rankings 2023. In addition, Academic Ranking of Top 500 World Universities 2022 has ranked it at 23rd position in the world. Imperial College London has been a leading institution in the UK as far as its performance on Research Excellence Framework (REF) is concerned. There is no doubt that when it comes to Science, Engineering, Business and Medicine, Imperial College London is one of the best institutions.

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Average Accommodation Expense

INR 5.6 L (based on 65 colleges)

Average Meals Expense

INR 2.2 L (based on 3 colleges)

Part Time Work

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Cost of Visa Application
Pound 363 = INR 37,091.3
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