Cardiff University Ranking

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Cardiff University Ranking

UK and international league tables are published annually to help prospective students make informed choices about different institutions.

The Complete University Guide 35 2017 National
Guardian University Guide 33 2017 National
The Times and Sunday Times University Guide 46 2017 National
QS World University Rankings 140 2016/2017 International

The Complete University Guide

The Complete University Guide has been publishing university and related league tables online since 2007. The  subject league tables use four measures: Student Satisfaction, Research Assessment, Entry Standards and Graduate Prospects.

Guardian University Guide

The University ranked 33rd in the Guardian University Guide for 2016. We have seen improvements in students satisfied with their course, satisfied with teaching, satisfied with feedback and also in the student to staff ratio. We are also one of the top universities for spend per student.

The methodology for the Guardian University Guide focuses on subject-level league tables. Eight statistical measures are employed to approximate our performance in teaching each subject.

The Times and Sunday Times University Guide

The Times and Sunday Times University Guide measures student satisfaction, research quality, graduate prospects, entrance qualifications, degree results achieved, student/staff ratios, services and facilities spend, and dropout rates.

QS World University Rankings

We are ranked 140th in the world by the 2016/17 QS World University Rankings. We remain 22nd in the UK and have improved our academic reputation to become 19th. We are also now in the top 100 in the world regarding the proportion of our students who are international.

Over 3,000 universities are evaluated for inclusion in the QS World University Rankings.