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Royal Veterinary College, University of London Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost

Royal Veterinary College is the longest established vet college in the University of London. Known for its promising education and veterinary practices, it was rated gold in Teaching Excellence Framework in 2017. It is the only veterinary college in the entire world to hold full accreditation from AVBC, RCVS, EAEVE and AVMA.

It is ranked:

  • Top HEFCE funded veterinary focused research institution

  • 94% student satisfaction rate in National Student Survey (NSS)

  • Achieved 100% satisfaction in Biological Sciences program

  • Number 1 in the UK for overall student satisfaction

  • World’s Number 1 veterinary school in QS World University rankings 2019

  • Top 600 in the Academic Rankings of World Universities 2018

  • Top 350 in the Times Higher Education World University ranking 2019


Type of InstitutionPublic
Campus SettingUrban
Endowment9.8 Million
Number of Campuses2
Number/Percentage of International Students2375 students
Total number of Professors850
Student Satisfaction Rate94%
Graduate Job Rate84.7%
International fee£35,010
Number of Academic ProgramsUG,PG, Gateway Course
Mode of ProgramFull-time, Part- time
Average Graduate Salary £30,000
Admissions Helpdesk +4402074685147

Programs, Campus and Residence

  • The Royal Veterinary College provides undergraduate, postgraduate and CPD programmes in veterinary nursing, veterinary medicine and biological sciences.
  • The college has two campuses: Camden Campus and Hawkshead Campus.
  • Students pursue their first 2 years in Camden Campus followed by the next 3 years in Hawkshead Campus.
  • The Camden Campus provides on campus accommodation and provides assistance in external accommodation too. College Grove and Mary Brancker House are on campus residential halls while Intercollegiate Halls and Private accommodation are external ones.
  • The 600 acres Hawkshead campus comprises of both on campus accommodation namely, College Close, Student Village, Odiham Hall and off campus private accommodation too.

Royal Veterinary College Admissions

International students can apply in Royal Veterinary College via both UCAS and Veterinary Medical College Application Service UG Applications: –The full-time undergraduate application can be filled through UCAS and VMCAS PG Applications: The full-time postgraduate applications can be filled through the UCAS via UKPASS, which is available online

  • Application Deadline:

UG Courses: October 15, 2019 PG Courses: Between September 2019 and February 2020

  • General Requirements: Essential references document, university transcripts, degree certificate, English language certificates, supplementary documents, etc.
  • Additional Requirements: Research proposal, personal statement, birth certificate, passport copy
  • Other Requirement:

For undergraduate courses: UCAS tariff points are calculated apart from minimum qualification For post graduate courses: Entry requirements vary as per course or programme

  • English Proficiency Test: The acceptable English Proficiency test scores are mentioned below:
English TestMinimum Score Required
IELTSMinimum 7.0 (6.5 minimum in each component)


Minimum score of at least 101 (minimum 23 in every section)
Pearson Treat of English AcademicMinimum score of 69 with no less than 62 in each section
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced/Proficiency in EnglishOverall score of 185

Royal Veterinary College Cost of Attendance

ExpensesEstimated cost in pounds
Undergraduate Fee£35,010
Postgraduate Fee£24570
Accommodation£6,231 (approx and differs from type selected)
Cost of living£13,388 to £20,900

Royal Veterinary College Scholarship and Financial Funding

Royal Veterinary College provides onlyscholarship for BVetMed, that can help the students to fund their studies and that doesn’t have to be repaid. It is possible to receive a full fee waiver for BVetMed programme based on the performance during the admissions process.

  • RVC International Scholarships for BVetMed –Full fee waiver

Royal Veterinary College Notable Alumni

Royal Veterinary College Alumni offers access to the RVC's physical library resources, conferencing facilities and discounted CPD and postgraduate study.

  • Mary Bracker - 1st woman president of the British Veterinary Association

  • Walter Plowright– Received World Food Prize

  • Sir Gordon Shattock– Chairman of British Conservative Party

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Royal Veterinary College, University of London Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population1966
Average Cost of Attendance$23,543 / Year

Attendance Cost


Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$23,543 / Year
Post Graduate Program$31,569 / Year
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