Universities in Sheffield, England UK
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Latest ranking updates related to universities in Sheffield
  • 14 May, 2024: Publication of THE Young University Rankings. Sheffield Hallam University ranked #201.
  • 13 May, 2024: CWUR Center for World University Rankings updated with The University of Sheffield ranked highest among 2 listed universities in Sheffield.
  • 10 Apr, 2024: Publication of QS World University Rankings By Subject (Business & Management Studies). The University of Sheffield with highest ranking among universities in Sheffield ranked #29.
  • 06 Mar, 2024: Publication of Scimago Institutions Rankings. The University of Sheffield with highest ranking among universities in Sheffield ranked #171.

Rankings of universities in Sheffield, England UK 2024

  • #11 
  • #105 
THE World University Rankings
[Published 27 September, 2023]
  • #15 
  • #18 
The Times Good University Guide
[Published 15 September, 2023]
  • #16 
  • #21 
The Guardian League Table
[Published 09 September, 2023]
Show 23 more rankings of The University of Sheffield and subject specific rankings for 14 subjects

  • #70 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings
[Published 27 September, 2023]
  • #66 
  • #85 
The Times Good University Guide
[Published 15 September, 2023]
  • #67 
  • #83 
The Guardian League Table
[Published 09 September, 2023]
Show 16 more rankings of Sheffield Hallam University and subject specific rankings for 14 subjects


Highest subject rankings of universities in Sheffield

Architecture CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
#3 
The University of Sheffield
Creative Writing The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
#3 
Sheffield Hallam University
Mechanical Engineering The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
#4 
The University of Sheffield
Journalism The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
#5 
The University of Sheffield
Dentistry The Times Good University Guide by Subject
#6 
The University of Sheffield
Linguistics The Times Good University Guide by Subject
#7 
The University of Sheffield
Geography The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
#9 
The University of Sheffield
Computer Science The Times Good University Guide by Subject
#11 
The University of Sheffield
Chemistry The Times Good University Guide by Subject
#18 
The University of Sheffield
Interior Design The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
#19 
Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Key Facts for International Students

2 out of 3 Universities in Sheffield Ranked in at least one ranking

27 Different Rankings list Universities in Sheffield (19 institution and 8 subject rankings)

25 Global Rankings rank Universities in Sheffield Among TOP 200

Population: 686000

Time: GMT +0

District/province: England, Sheffield

Living costs for students in Sheffield:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 83* (17% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 61* (39% cheaper than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 62* (38% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 3.48 £
  • Plug Type G
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
Nobel prize laureates:
Hans Krebs (Sheffield Hallam University, 1953)

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FAQ

The University of Sheffield ranks #1 in Sheffield in our meta ranking composed of 112 university rankings.

Among all universities in Sheffield The University of Sheffield is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 34 rankings where The University of Sheffield is listed.

The University of Sheffield is ranked best in Sheffield for Architecture, Building & Planning (Architecture). See all rankings for the The University of Sheffield.

Sheffield Hallam University is ranked best in Sheffield for Arts Visual & Performing (Creative Writing). See all rankings for the Sheffield Hallam University.

The University of Sheffield is ranked best in Sheffield for Engineering (Mechanical Engineering). See all rankings for the The University of Sheffield.

The University of Sheffield is ranked best in Sheffield for Journalism & Media Studies (Journalism). See all rankings for the The University of Sheffield.

The University of Sheffield is ranked best in Sheffield for Medicine & Health (Dentistry). See all rankings for the The University of Sheffield.

The University of Sheffield is ranked best in Sheffield for Languages & Literature (Linguistics). See all rankings for the The University of Sheffield.

The University of Sheffield is ranked best in Sheffield for Social Studies & Humanities (Geography). See all rankings for the The University of Sheffield.

The University of Sheffield is ranked best in Sheffield for Computer Science (Computer Science). See all rankings for the The University of Sheffield.

The University of Sheffield is ranked best in Sheffield for Natural Sciences (Chemistry). See all rankings for the The University of Sheffield.

Sheffield Hallam University is ranked best in Sheffield for Design (Interior Design). See all rankings for the Sheffield Hallam University.

Sheffield Hallam University is ranked best in Sheffield for Education (Education). See all rankings for the Sheffield Hallam University.

The University of Sheffield is ranked best in Sheffield for Law (Law). See all rankings for the The University of Sheffield.

The University of Sheffield is ranked best in Sheffield for Mathematics (Mathematics). See all rankings for the The University of Sheffield.

Sheffield Hallam University is ranked best in Sheffield for Sports Science (Sports Science). See all rankings for the Sheffield Hallam University.

Sheffield Hallam University is ranked best in Sheffield for Business (Marketing). See all rankings for the Sheffield Hallam University.

The University of Sheffield is ranked best in Sheffield for Agriculture (Agriculture). See all rankings for the The University of Sheffield.

Ranking publishers

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British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:

Academic Reputation 40% Employer Reputation 10% Faculty/Student Ratio 20% Citations per faculty 20% International Faculty Ratio 5% International Student Ratio 5%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS Employability Rankings:

Employer reputation 30% Alumni outcomes 25% Partnerships with Employers per Faculty 25% Employer/Student Connections 10% Graduate employment rate 10%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:

Research Performance: 40%

  • Research Output: 10%
  • High-Quality Publications: 10%
  • Influence: 10%
  • Citations: 10%

Quality of Education: 25%

Alumni Employment: 25%

Quality of Faculty: 10%

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Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Criteria used in ranking -CWTS Leiden Ranking:

Scientific Impact Number of Publications Collaboration Open Access Gender Diversity

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NTU ranking

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers:

Research Productivity: 25%

  • # Articles last 11 years: 10%
  • # Articles current year: 15%

Research Impact: 35%

  • # Citations last 11 years: 15%
  • # Citations last 2 years: 10%
  • Average # citations last 11 years: 10%

Research Excellence: 40%

  • H-index last 2 years: 10%
  • # Highly cited papers last 11 years: 15%
  • # Articles current year in high-impact journals: 15%

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Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Academic:

Article count (AC) Fractional count (FC) Weighted fractional count (WFC)

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RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Criteria used in ranking -RUR World University Rankings:

Teaching: 40%

  • Ratio Faculty/Student: 8%
  • Ratio Faculty/Bachelor Degrees Awarded: 8%
  • Ratio Faculty/Doctoral Degrees Awarded: 8%
  • Ratio Doctoral Degrees Awarded/Bachelor Degrees Awarded: 8%
  • World Teaching Reputation: 8%

Research: 40%

  • Citations per Academic/Research Staff: 8%
  • Doctoral Degrees per Accepted PhD: 8%
  • Normalized Citation Impact: 8%
  • Papers per Academic/Research Staff: 8%
  • World Research Reputation: 8%

International Diversity: 10%

  • International Faculty: 2%
  • International Students: 2%
  • International Co-Authored Papers: 2%
  • Reputation Outside Geographical Region: 2%
  • International Level: 2%

Financial Sustainability: 10%

  • Institutional Income per Faculty: 2%
  • Institutional Income per Student: 2%
  • Papers per Research Income: 2%
  • Research Income per Academic/Research Staff: 2%
  • Research Income per Institutional Income: 2%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Academic Rankings:

Normalized citation impact (Citations of research publications from all university authors compared with world averages) 20% Citation per papers 20% Papers per academic and research staff 20% International research reputation 20% Share of research publications written in international co-authorship 20%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Reputation Ranking:

Teaching Reputation 50% Research Reputation 50%

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Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings:

Research 50% Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking:

Quality of Education 10%

  • Alumni winning Nobel Prizes/Field Medals 10%

Quality of Faculty 40%

  • Staff winning Nobel Prizes/Field Medals 20%
  • Highly Cited Researchers 20%

Research Output 40%

  • Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
  • Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded & Social Science Citation Index 20%

Per Capita Performance 10%

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StuDocu

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings:

30% Teaching (the Learning Environment)

  • Reputation survey: 15%
  • Staff-to-student ratio: 4.5%
  • Doctorate-to-bachelor’s ratio: 2.25%
  • Doctorates-awarded-to-academic-staff ratio: 6%
  • Institutional income: 2.25%

30% Research (Volume, Income and Reputation)

  • Reputation survey: 18%
  • Research income: 6%
  • Research productivity: 6%

30% Citations (Research Influence)

7.5% International Outlook (Staff, Students and Research)

  • Proportion of international students: 2.5%
  • Proportion of international staff: 2.5%
  • International collaboration: 2.5%

2.5% Industry Income (Knowledge Transfer)"

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Criteria used in ranking -THE World Reputation Rankings:

Research Reputation 66,6% Teaching Reputation 33,3%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Young University Rankings:

Teaching 30% Research (volume, income and reputation) 30% Citations 30% International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5% Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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The Guardian News and Media Limited

Criteria used in ranking -The Guardian League Table:

Student to Staff Ratio: 15% Entry Standards: 15% Expenditure per Student: 5% Continuation 15% (non-medical subjects) OR 5% (medical subjects) NSS - Teaching: 8% NSS - Assessment & Feedback: 8% NSS - Overall Satisfaction: 4% Career Prospects: 15% Value added: 15%

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The Times and The Sunday Times

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The University League Tables

Criteria used in ranking -CUG The Complete University Guide:

Entry Standards 12.5% Student Satisfaction 18.75% Student-Staff Ratio 12.5% Research Quality 12.5% Research Intensity 6.25% Academic Service Spending 6.25% Facilities Spending 6.25% Graduate Prospects 12.5% Degree Completion Rate 12.5%

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Thomson Reuters

Criteria used in ranking -Reuters Most Innovative Universities Europe:

Patent volume 11.11% Patent success 11.11% Global patents 11.11% Patent citations 11.11% Percent of patents cited / Patent citation impact 11.11% Patent to Article Citation Impact 11.11% Industry Article Citation Impact 11.11% Percent of Industry Collaborative Articles 11.11% Total Web of Science Core Collection Papers 11.11%

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Urap

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Us News

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:

Visibility 50% Excellence 35% Transparency 10% Presence 5%

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