King's at a glance
King's College London was founded by King George IV and the Duke of Wellington in 1829. When the University of London was established in 1836, King's became one of its two founding colleges. While remaining part of the University of London, King's has enjoyed financial and academic autonomy since 1994. Since 2008, King's has awarded its own degrees.
Undergraduate: Around 18,200
Postgraduate: Around 12,800
Total: Around 31,000, from more than 150 countries worldwide
Around 194,000 alumni with approximatedly 57,685 international alumni.
Academic,research and other staff: Around 8,500.
12 Nobel Laureates.
We are the most central university in London, with four Thames-side campuses within a square mile and one located in the south of the city.
Faculties, Schools and Institutes
President & Principal
Professor Edward Byrne AC is the President & Principal of King’s College London.
Mission & Strategy
King's strategic vision 2029.