About University of Southampton

Ranked in the top one per cent of Universities in the world, with 200 taught courses and more than 90 research courses on offer, Southampton has the world-renowned academics and facilities to help you become the best in your field.

Choosing to study at Southampton means becoming part of a vibrant, postgraduate community. Take your place at the cutting-edge, among some of the most talented students and academics in the world.

Why University of Southampton

League table rankings

Southampton measured and ranked as a university on a range of criteria. These criteria include; entry standards, student satisfaction, staff to student ratio, expenditure per student and research quality.

United Kingdom rankings

Ranked in the top 20 by the three main UK university league tables.

- 14th by The Guardian University Guide 2016, with 13 of subject areas in the top 10
- 17th by the Complete University Guide 2017, with 17 of subject areas in the top 10
- 16th by the Good University Guide 2016, with 15 of subject areas in the top 10

Russell Group position

The top 10* of the UK’s 24, leading, research-intensive universities that form the Russell Group. (*Times Higher Education, Table of Tables 2016).

International rankings

With over 10,000 universities worldwide, the University of Southampton is in the top 1% and continues to rise in the two main global rankings.

81st in the world by QS World University Rankings 2015/16
110th in the world by THE World University Rankings 2015-2016

Student satisfaction

88% of students were satisfied with the overall quality of their course
92% of students rated their Learning Resources highly, putting Southampton fourth in the Russell Group for this area
85% approved support for their personal development, again putting Southampton fourth in the Russell Group for this area

Locations and Addresses:

Southampton, UK: University Road Southampton SO17 1BJ
Founded in: 1862
Establishment: University
Institution type: Public University
Total number of students: 23,795 (2014/15).
Type of accommodation: Off campus and on campus
Contact WhatsApp: (+44) 7956253150

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