King's College London in Top Ranking

Founded in 1829, King's College London is one of the world's Top 25 institutions, ranked 5th in the UK, 5th in Europe and 22nd in the world by The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES) 2008. It is a founding member of the Russell Group (formed by 20 leading research institutions in the UK).

University Ranking Achievements:

- According to the Times Good University Guide, King's is ranked 10th in 2008, 11th in 2009, and 12th in 2010.

- 17th in the Sunday Times University Guide 2008.

- According to the Guardian University Guide, it is ranked 13th in 2008, 21st in 2009 and 24th in 2010.

- 17th in Daily Telegraph 2007.

- In the Independent Complete University Guide, it is rated 17th in 2008, 15th in 2009 and 17th in 2010.

- placed 81st globally in the Shanghai Jiao Tong University's Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2008.

- placed 9th nationally in the Push League Table 2008.

- rated 22nd out of 132 institutions in the RAE (Research Assessment Exercise) 2008.

- According to the Times 2009 Subject League Tables, King's is ranked in the Top 5 for the subjects of Law, History, Politics, Classics, Spanish, Portuguese, Music, Dentistry, Nursing and Food Science. It is also ranked as the No. 1 London institution in the following subject areas:
  • History (3rd place overall)
  • German (7th place overall)
  • Music (4th place overall)
  • Nursing (5th place overall)
  • Dentistry (=5th place overall)
- It has been voted by students as the Number One School of Law in the National Student Survey 2007 for the third year running.