the University of Exeter?
We offer world-class education and research with outstanding student satisfaction in one of the most beautiful locations in the UK. We’re committed to working with our students to make the world greener, healthier, and fairer.
Find out why we think you'll love it here.
Top 150 in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings1
Top 15 in the Guardian University Guide 2023 and The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023
92% of graduates in or due to start employment or further study fifteen months after graduation2
A Russell Group university, committed to maintaining the very best research, and an outstanding teaching and learning experience.
1137th in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2023, 2 based on full-time, first degree, UK domiciled graduates, HESA Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019/20
Our degrees are designed to stimulate creativity, entrepreneurship, a global outlook, leadership, teamwork, analytical skills, resilience and imagination – all qualities employers are looking for.
A university education isn’t about being taught – it’s about directing your own learning and taking an active part in creating knowledge. We constantly work with our students and assess developments and trends in studying and learning techniques so we can keep our studying resources and spaces modern and functional.
Expand your horizons by taking a placement year abroad or fieldwork overseas.
Build your own degree with opportunities to study modules from outside your main subject.
Each of our subjects maintains the highest level of specific learning facilities.
High quality digital learning experience, providing flexibility to study anywhere.
Dedicated libraries on all our campuses, boasting 1.2m e-books and 1m print books.
92% of graduates in employment 15 months after graduation.
Our careers service has won national awards for its work to help you get the career you want after you graduate.
A location like no other
With beautiful, green campuses in Devon and Cornwall, we’re a university of the whole South West.
Our campuses offer a mix of historic buildings and modern facilities, but there’s plenty more to explore on the doorstep – including beautiful beaches, spectacular countryside, and exciting culture, food and arts.
Depending on your choice of degree, you may be based at our Streatham Campus or St Luke’s Campus in Exeter, or at our Penryn Campus in Cornwall.
Each campus mixes new and historical buildings in grounds that are repeatedly acknowledged as some of the most beautiful and botanically interesting of any UK university. You'll find modern facilities including libraries, teaching spaces and labs along with sports centres, shops, bars and food outlets.
Come and see for yourself
Visiting our campuses for an Open Day, so you can talk to our students and staff and see our facilities and grounds for yourself, is one of the best ways to understand if the University of Exeter is for you.
Picture yourself studying here?
Our campuses are close to the city centre (Exeter) and town centre (Falmouth), and give amazing access to the beautiful beaches and national parks of Devon and Cornwall.
When you join the University of Exeter you will meet fellow students from across the globe, and become part of a community that is passionate about making our world greener, healthier, and fairer.
Our leafy green campuses provide countless opportunities to take part in your favourite extra-curricular activities, or try new ones.
It’s no wonder our students are consistently amongst the most satisfied in the country.
Active Student Unions in Devon and Cornwall represent your voice on campus.
25,000 students including 6,720 international students from 140 countries.
Over 250 clubs and societies across a wide range of interests and hobbies.
Wellbeing services and resources available to all, including mental health support.
Accommodation options to suit you, whether you want catered or self-catered, on or off campus.
Dedicated student support services covering disability, health, religion, childcare, finance and more.
Give something back; over 14 volunteering projects in our local community and more than 10 fundraising groups.