Universities in Southampton, England UK
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Latest ranking updates related to universities in Southampton
  • 27 Sep, 2023: Latest THE World University Rankings from THE Times Higher Education, UK. University of Southampton in position #97.
  • 09 Sep, 2023: Latest The Guardian League Table from The Guardian News and Media Limited. 2 universities from Southampton appear in this ranking.
  • 09 Sep, 2023: Publication of The Guardian University League Tables by Subject (Business and Management). University of Southampton with highest ranking among universities in Southampton ranked #21.
  • 15 Aug, 2023: Latest ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking from ShanghaiRanking Consultancy. University of Southampton in position #151.

Rankings of universities in Southampton, England UK 2024

  • #9 
  • #97 
THE World University Rankings
[Published 27 September, 2023]
  • #13 
  • #16 
The Times Good University Guide
[Published 16 September, 2022]
  • #15 
  • #20 
The Guardian League Table
[Published 09 September, 2023]
Show 24 more rankings of University of Southampton and subject specific rankings for 13 subjects

  • #92 
  • #114 
The Times Good University Guide
[Published 16 September, 2022]
  • #74 
  • #93 
The Guardian League Table
[Published 09 September, 2023]
  • #79 
  • #97 
CUG The Complete University Guide
[Published 08 June, 2023]
Show 2 more rankings of Southampton Solent University and subject specific rankings for 10 subjects


Highest subject rankings of universities in Southampton

Music CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
#3 
University of Southampton
Chemical Engineering CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
#4 
University of Southampton
Chemistry The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
#4 
University of Southampton
Geography The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
#6 
University of Southampton
Law The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
#8 
Southampton Solent University
Interior Design The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
#9 
Southampton Solent University
Computer Science CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
#9 
University of Southampton
Marketing CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
#10 
University of Southampton
Education CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
#11 
University of Southampton
Linguistics CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
#13 
University of Southampton

Southampton Key Facts for International Students

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

27 Different Rankings list Universities in Southampton (20 institution and 7 subject rankings)

24 Global Rankings rank Universities in Southampton Among TOP 200

Population: 247000

Time: GMT +0

District/province: England, Southampton

Living costs for students in Southampton:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 85* (15% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 68* (32% cheaper than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 66* (34% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 3.50 £
  • Plug Type G
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz

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FAQ

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

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

University of Southampton is ranked best in Southampton for Arts Visual & Performing (Music). See all rankings for the University of Southampton.

University of Southampton is ranked best in Southampton for Engineering (Chemical Engineering). See all rankings for the University of Southampton.

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

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

Southampton Solent University is ranked best in Southampton for Law (Law). See all rankings for the Southampton Solent University.

Southampton Solent University is ranked best in Southampton for Design (Interior Design). See all rankings for the Southampton Solent University.

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

University of Southampton is ranked best in Southampton for Business (Marketing). See all rankings for the University of Southampton.

University of Southampton is ranked best in Southampton for Education (Education). See all rankings for the University of Southampton.

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

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

Southampton Solent University is ranked best in Southampton for Journalism & Media Studies (Journalism). See all rankings for the Southampton Solent University.

Southampton Solent University is ranked best in Southampton for Architecture, Building & Planning (Architecture). See all rankings for the Southampton Solent University.

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

Southampton Solent University is ranked best in Southampton for Sports Science (Sports Science). See all rankings for the Southampton Solent University.

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

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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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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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