Why Essex?

With students from over 130 different countries, Essex is the world in one place. We're ranked 21st overall in Times Higher Education’s list of the top 200 most international universities in the world. 

Notable alumni


Did you know that Oscar Arias Sanchez, twice President of Costa Rica and Nobel Peace Prize awardee, studied at Essex?

Visits to your country


Applicants are invited to attend our applicant meet up session on 7 March where you'll have the chance to as your country contact any questions you may have and meet fellow applicants. If you would like to join, please email Keeley Alvarez.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for all our courses are shown in our course listings.

Get in touch
Keeley Alvarez Costa Rica country contact
Telephone: +44 (0) 1206 874828