University College London is placed among the top 20 global universities and has been retaining the position for a decade. With an acceptance rate of 48%, the University College London's admission policy is highly selective. Students will need a GPA of 3.6/4 (87-89%) or higher and an IELTS score of a minimum of 6.5 to get selected. UCL currently houses 18,000 international students studying in various University College London programs. The class of 2022, represents more than 150 countries worldwide. Check UCL Student Profiles!

UCL is famous in India for its two famous Indian alumni – Rabindranath Tagore and Mahatma Gandhi. University College London Indian enrollment has increased steadily over the years. In the 2022 admission cycle, a total of 1,585 Indian students were admitted to UCL. It shows a nearly 116% increase from last year. UCL is known for its international faculty members as well, with over 30% of international UCL staff. All these qualities of UCL attract international students to take admitted here. Also, Check UCL Student's Reviews!

For an international student, UCL's cost of study can be up to 30 lakhs per year. Students also need to meet an expense of about 0.21 lakhs per week for living costs in the U.K. For financial support, students can apply for a few University College London scholarships granting up to 14.19 lakhs for a year. 


University College London Rankings


University College London ranked #8 in QS World University Rankings, 2023. It also ranked #18 in THE World University Rankings in 2022. Some other global rankings of UCL are -

  • #22 in Graduate Employment Ranking by QS World University Rankings, 2022.
  • #16 in Best Global Universities by U.S. News, 2022.
  • #3 in Best Global Universities in Europe by U.S. News, 2022.
  • #3 in Best Global Universities in the U.K. by U.S. News, 2022.


 Programs Total Fee per Year
Master of Science [M.Sc], Robotics and Computation                 INR 39,36,830
Master of Science [M.Sc], Information Security INR 15,52,155
Master of Science [M.Sc], Data Science INR 33,01,857
Master of Science [M.Sc], Business Analytics INR 33,01,857
Master of Engineering [M.Eng], Mechanical Engineering INR 33,01,857
Master of Engineering [M.Eng], Electronic and Electrical Engineering                  INR 30,19,647


University College London Campus


University College London campuses are spread across 3 locations - Bloomsbury, Archway, and Hampstead. All the campuses are welcoming and unique in their own manner.

  • Bloomsbury campus in central London is the main campus of the University College London and home to the university’s Senate House.
  • It also shelters prominent UCL colleges including the School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, the Royal Veterinary College, and the School of Pharmacy.
  • The Archway Campus is a center for informatics, multi-professional education, and clinical and health services research.
  • The Hampstead Campus is one of the medical school’s primary teaching and research centers.

Each of the UCL campuses is equipped with world-class sports facilities, auditoriums, and most importantly-libraries. There are 18 specialist libraries in UCL with more than two million books, 35,000 journals, articles, special collections, and archives of historic material.

In addition to UK campuses, UCL has two international campuses:

  • UCL Adelaide campus in Australia is the first overseas campus offering a master's program and many PhD programs in Energy and Resources Management.
  • UCL Qatar campus is a center for Masters and Ph.D. programs.


University College London Accommodation


All international students are offered a place in University College London accommodation. UCL also gives equal consideration to full-time UG and PG students for residence. Some of the features of UCL accommodation are:

  • Application Deadlines: May 31
  • Accommodation Fees: From 11,508 INR up to 33,061 INR per week
  • Type of Accommodation:
    • Twin room (not en-suite)
    • Small single room
    • One-bedroom flat
    • Large single room
    • Duplex single room (en-suite)
    • Large single studio (en-suite)
  • Meal System: Meals are provided 12 times in a week in catered halls. These meals include breakfast and dinner on weekdays and lunch on weekends.
  • Duration of Accommodation: 39 weeks for UG and 52 weeks for PG students.
  • Accommodation Confirmation: The room is allocated after students submit the 250 GBP (20,832 INR) deposit fee.
  • Amenities: There's a communal kitchen, recreational facilities, security, a Common room, Vending machines, a Laundry room, Printing facilities, and Study areas in most residence halls.


University College London Admission

University College London Admission has an acceptance rate of 48%, portraying a moderately selective admission policy. UCL admission follows a semester-based calendar. International students may apply in either of the two intakes- Fall intake and Spring intake. International students may refer to the programme-wise UCAS links and online application.


UCL Application Process

International students planning to apply for University College London admissions at UCL have to follow a few simple steps. Students are requested to submit their application within the deadline and submit authentic official documents as per their understanding.

Application Portal: UCAS for UG | Graduate Application Portal for PG;
Application Fee: 20 GBP (1,661 INR) for UG |  90 GBP (7,465 INR) for PG


Undergraduate Admission Requirements:

  • Transcripts for all qualifications relevant to application translated into English
  • SOP
  • School certificate (CISCE or CBSE)
  • English language certificate
    • IELTS: 6.5
    • PTE: 62
    • Duolingo: 115
  • Personal Statement
  • Passport.


Postgraduate Admission Requirements:

  • Academic transcripts
  • Bachelor’s degree with first class.
  • Minimum GPA 6.95 (55%), up to 9.0 (70%) (depending on programs)
  • English language certificates
    • IELTS: 6.5 or higher
    • PTE: 62 or higher
    • Duolingo: 115 or higher
  • Personal statement
  • ATAS statement
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Passport.