Ranked as Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (2017)
Ranked 22nd in the Times Good University Guide (2018)
Top 20 in the UK for research excellence
Ranked 15th on the planet for the most international student community according to the THE World University RAnkings 2017
Consistently housing the highest-rated politics department in the country
Top 5 for social science reserach
We are Essex
Home to the daring and the tenacious, a place for the ambitious and the bold.
Essex has achieved a top 15 ranking for the fifth year running in the NSS (2017) overall student satisfaction, English mainstream universities.
Taught by world-leading academics in a supportive and research-intense environment.