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International students

Why choose to study at the University of Exeter?

Exeter is one of the best universities in the world

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We are a Top 15 UK university1.

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We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of UK universities.

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Our Business School is 'triple crown' accredited (EQUIS, AACSB, AMBA).

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Top 150 in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2023 2

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Top ranked courses

We offer a range of top ranked subjects at Undergraduate Degree and Masters Degree level: Business, Accounting, Finance, Engineering, Computer Science, Data Science, Analytics, Renewable Energy, Marketing, Law and Entrepreneurship to name just a few. 

INTO University of Exeter offers a range of courses including the International Foundation,  Undergraduate Degree with International Year One, International Year One programmmes and Undergraduate Degree with International Foundation for international students who do not meet the academic and/or English language requirements for direct entry to the University.

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A unique university experience in England

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Located in south west of England (2.5 hours by train from London).

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Beautiful, green and safe campuses with fantastic facilities.

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Short walk to town centres, close to inspirational coastlines.

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30,000 students, including 7,500 international students from 150 countries.

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5th in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) table 2021-2022.

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Over 200 clubs and societies, from Harry Potter (JK Rowling attended Exeter) to football, surfing, drama and dance.

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Exeter graduates receive great salaries when they start working.

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92% of graduates in or due to start employment or further study fifteen months after graduation.3

What our international students say about Exeter

Life as an international postgraduate student at the University of Exeter

Raishal, an MSc Business Analytics student from India, shares her experience of Exeter and her top tips for making the most of university life.

1 11th in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024 and 14th in the Complete University Guide 2025
2 137th in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2023
3 based on full-time, first degree, UK domiciled graduates, HESA Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019/20