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The mission of the University of Cambridge is to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning, and research at the highest international levels of excellence. The University's core values are "freedom of thought and expression" and "freedom from discrimination". The University is a confederation of Schools, Faculties, Departments and Colleges. The Colleges are governed by their own statutes and regulations, but are integral to the make-up of the University of Cambridge. Students live, eat and socialise in one of the University’s 31 autonomous Colleges. Undergraduates receive College supervisions – small group teaching sessions – regarded as one of the best teaching models in the world. Each College has its own internal procedures. They select their own students, subject to University regulations, and most admit both undergraduate and postgraduate students. College representatives sit on the University Council and Finance Committee.

Country United Kingdom
School name University of Cambridge
City Cambridge
Degree Bachelor, Master, PhD
Faculty
(Undergraduate)
School of Art
School of Sciences
Faculty
(Graduate)
School of Art
School of Sciences
Coed/Woman Coeducation
Establishment Public / Private
Language used in the class English
Religious background N/A
Year of foundation 1209
The number of students (Undergraduate) 11,993
The number of students (Graduate) 6,906
Test required for admission UCAS application, Supplementary Application Questionnaire and interview
% applicants admitted 20.8%
The number of foreign students 3,749
ARWU Rank (2013 ranking) 5
QS Rank (2013 rankings) 3
THE Rank (2013 rankings) 7
Address The Old Schools, Trinity Lane, Cambridge CB2 1TN United Kingdom
Link to official website http://www.cam.ac.uk/
Link to contact website http://www.cam.ac.uk/contact-the-university