Undergraduate Study

Each year, King's College admits between 130-135 undergraduates from a range of all the subjects offered at the University of Cambridge except Education, Land Economy and Veterinary Medicine. Overall, we are a medium-sized College housing around 430 undergraduates across all years.

The students at King's form a diverse, tolerant and informal community with students from many different educational, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. We actively encourage all prospective students regardless of their backgrounds to consider Cambridge and to think about applying here. When considering an application we are looking for academic promise and potential. All candidates are considered on an individual basis where we are careful to interpret their application in light of their personal and educational background.

You can find information about the application process, dates and deadlines, and other useful resources when it comes to admissions at King's in the pages linked below. Should you not be able to find the answer to your questions in these pages or, if they leave you wanting to find out more about life at King's, we would be more than happy for you to get in touch with us directly at: undergraduate.admissions@kings.cam.ac.uk

Covid-19 update: We know that the current situation creates a lot of uncertainties for prospective students preparing for their applications this autumn. Although we had to cancel our usual Open Days this year, we are currently working on plans to run some events online. Keep an eye on our Open Days page for further updates!

We hope that you keep safe, stay at home and stay healthy!

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Thinking of applying to Cambridge? See here for details of how to apply, and why King's might be the right College for you.
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Find out more about choosing your subject and see the full list of the courses available to study at King's, from Anglo-Saxon to Theology.
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Information about tuition fees and the cost of living in Cambridge, as well as the financial support available to undergraduate students.
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Find out about life at King's - from our accommodation and facilities to the array of student societies and opportunities on offer here.
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Find out more about our Open Days, visiting King's at other times and informal meetings with our Admissions team, or take the virtual tour!
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Whether our history, our Chapel, our inclusivity or our informality, there are many reasons to consider applying to King's - find out more here!

Recent News

King's undergraduate awarded law scholarship

Undergraduate student Diallo Williams has been awarded a scholarship on the Freshfields Stephen Lawrence Scholarship Scheme. 

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King’s medics top University anatomy exams

Three first year medical students have ranked 1st, 2nd and 3rd in Cambridge in the Part 1A exams in anatomy.

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Inaugural participants selected for the King’s Entrepreneurship Lab

Nineteen students will form the first cohort of the year-long programme to support those wishing to explore a career path in innovation and entrepreneurship.