School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
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SOAS, University of London (The School of Oriental and African Studies) is the only Higher Education institution in Europe specialising in the study of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East. SOAS is above the national average for student satisfaction at 89%, and has more than 5,000 students from 133 countries.

The School’s main campus is at Russell Square in Bloomsbury – you’re a stone’s throw from London’s prime shopping areas, nightlife, leafy squares and parks.

The Vitals

Source: NSS, KIS and HESA

  • Boy/Girl Ratio Boys 37%
    Girls 63%
  • Student
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  • Fees Domestic £9,000 International £13,890
  • Average graduate salary information icon£18,561
  • Students in work/study information icon82%
  • Student union satisfaction information icon71%
  • Total students 5,400
  • Overseas students 2,515
  • Disability information icon7%

Student accommodation

Source: KIS

Typical annual cost of university/college accommodation: £5,597

Typical annual cost of private accommodation: £5,243 - £6,067

School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
+44 (0)20 7637 2388

UCAS code: S09

School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
Thornhaugh Street
Russell Square