Record numbers of students have applied for university this year, with London leading the way with the largest increase in applications. The number of students applying in the capital is 23% higher than the national average.
18-year-olds living in London were over 40% more likely to apply than those living in the North East, and 25% more likely to apply compared to the rest of England.
London has been voted the second best city in the world to be a student.
It just missed out to Paris, which took the top spot in the survey by QS Best Student Cities.
It's the second year in a row the French capital has been voted number one.
The top 50 are selected based on their scores in five categories.
The 'student mix' category considers the student community, including the ratio and volume of international students.
The 'employer activity' category looks at which cities are thought by employers to produce the best graduates.
The 'quality of living' category is based on the Mercer Quality of Living Survey and the Global and World Cities index.
The 'affordability' category is based on cost of tuition fees, the Big Mac Index (retail prices), the iPad Index (how much an iPad costs) and the Mercer Cost of Living Index.
The London universities in the top 40 are:
- Imperial College London (ranked 10)
- University College London (ranked 21)
- London School of Economics and Political Science (ranked 32)
- King's College London (ranked 38)
Four of the world's top 40 universities are in London,according to the Times Higher Education rankings - although only one makes it into the top 10.
Some of London's universities will benefit from a share of 60 million pounds in investment from the government. UCL and Imperial College London are two of those see the cash. The money will help science and engineering students set up new businesses.