School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) Key Data

University Type Nineteenth-century university | Public University Established 1916
Location UK >> London >> London Address Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, LONDON
Student Number 4,895 Postcode WC1H 0XG
Enrollment rates 18% International Students Ratio 37%
Male / Female Students Ratio 42:58 Ratio of academic staff to students 1 : 11.6
Website Entry Requirements 415
Students Satisfaction 4.00 / 5 University Research 2.60 / 4
International Students Number Undergraduate:765   Postgraduate:935 Degree Completion 85.6%
Live in univeristy accommodation 30% Motto Knowledge is power
Working hours allowed 20 hours a week; 10 hours a week if you are studying a course that is below degree level.
Good Degree 75.0 Degree Completion 85.6%
Living Costs 11385-15180 / Academic Year (9 months) Graduate Prospects 66.4%

School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) Rankings

Times UK Univesities Rankings
Year 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
UK Rankings 53 36 35 44 31 24
Year 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
UK Rankings 31 23 27 33 24 18
Year 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001
UK Rankings 18 15 19 22 24 27 63
Times Higher Education World Univesities Rankings
Year 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
World Rankings 401-500 401-500 401-500 N/A N/A
Year 2014 2013 2012 2011
World Rankings N/A N/A N/A N/A


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School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)

SOAS University of London is a public research university in London, England, and a constituent college of the federal University of London. Located in the heart of Bloomsbury in central London, SOAS is the world's leading institution for the study of Asia, Africa and the Middle East. It is home to the SOAS School of Law. SOAS offers around 350 undergraduate bachelor's degree combinations, over 100 one-year master's degrees and PhD programmes in nearly every department. The School is organised into faculties of humanities, languages and social sciences. SOAS has produced several heads of states, government ministers, diplomats, central bankers, Supreme Court judges, a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and many other notable leaders around the world.

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