Cranfield University QS World Ranking
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Discover the world’s top universities for mechanical, aeronautical & manufacturing engineering, with the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016. The rankings highlight the world’s top universities in 42 subjects, based on academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact (full methodology here). Use the interactive table to sort the results by location or performance indicator, and click on each university for more details.
Our Alumni The Cranfield University has over 60,000 alumni. At Cranfield we are committed to providing a world-class programme of inclusive and lifelong services to our alumni. Find out more about our alumni here.
Notable Cranfield alumni: Warren East, CEO of Rolls-Royce; John McFarlane, Executive Chairman of Barclays; Ombola Johnson, Minister for Communication Technology Nigeria; Charlie Mayfield, Chairman, John Lewis Partnership; and Garry Copeland, Managing Director – Operations, British Airways.
Accommodation We offer both catered and self-catered on campus accommodation, from halls of residence to shared houses, apartments for couples to houses for families.
The University can also help to find private accommodation in nearby towns and villages. University rooms on the Shrivenham campus are generally reserved for military students.
Please visit our website to find out more about our accommodation.
Location Cranfield University campus is 40 minutes away from central London by train, with nearest towns being Milton Keynes and Bedford. London Luton airport is the closest to the University, while Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted are all easily accessible via train and coach.
Cranfield Defence and Security is around 50 mins from London by train and around 25 mins from Bristol by train. Bath, Cheltenham, Bristol and Oxford are all within an hour’s drive and London less than two hours away by car.
Join an Open Day We offer up to five Open Days a year at our Cranfield campus, providing you with the chance to attend our informative theme showcase sessions, meet academic staff, talk to our current students and visit our world-class facilities. You will be able to enjoy a campus tour as well as visit our great range of accommodation options. Our Admissions team will be on hand to guide you through the application process and you will have the opportunity to explore funding opportunities that may be available to you. Come and find out what makes Cranfield special.