Main study areas: Science; engineering; languages, law & international studies; human sciences; service sector management; nursing; music; dance; sound recording.
Students: Total 11,600 (8800 full-time, 2800 part-time); male/female ratio 4:5. First degree students 7000 (6700 full-time, 300 part-time), of which 10% international, 30% mature on entry. Postgraduates 4700. Teaching staff: 870 full-time.
A top UK research-led university.
Location: Surrey, south west of London.
Average entry UCAS points: 260.
Admissions info: AS-levels accepted in combination with usually 3 A-levels or equivalent. Most offers grade-based; some based on UCAS tariff.
Drop-out rate: 7%.
State school entry: 88%.
Accommodation: Almost all first years offered accommodation.