Rankings of University of Bradford

The University of Bradford is a government funded research university based in the metropolitan city of Bradford, England. While the university is most well known for its very high volume of research output, it is also known for its substantial efforts in becoming an ‘Ecoversity’, setting an example for other institutions on the subject of sustainability and corporate social responsibility.

Latest ranking updates for University of Bradford
  • September 2023: University of Bradford ranks 501 in the latest THE World University Rankings from THE Times Higher Education, UK.
  • September 2023: Publication of The Guardian University League Tables by Subject (Business and Management). Ranking position #91.
  • September 2023: University of Bradford ranks 90 in the latest The Guardian League Table from The Guardian News and Media Limited.
  • July 2023: University of Bradford ranks 952 in the latest Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities from Webometrics.

University rankings

    • #75 
    • #95 
    The Times Good University Guide
    [Published 16 September, 2022]
    • #72 
    • #90 
    The Guardian League Table
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #84 
    • #105 
    CUG The Complete University Guide
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #54 
    • #501 
    THE World University Rankings
    [Published 27 September, 2023]
    • #95 
    • #641 
    QS World University Rankings
    [Published 27 June, 2023]
    • #65 
    • #1266 
    US News: Best Global Universities
    [Published 24 October, 2022]
    • #56 
    • #921 
    Scimago Institutions Rankings
    [Published 06 March, 2023]
    • #57 
    • #1294 
    CWUR Center for World University Rankings
    [Published 25 April, 2022]
    • #56 
    • #1258 
    URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
    [Published 28 November, 2022]
    • #42 
    • #643 
    RUR World University Rankings
    [Published 25 May, 2023]
    • #42 
    • #413 
    RUR Reputation Ranking
    [Published 25 May, 2023]
    • #43 
    • #613 
    RUR Academic Rankings
    [Published 25 May, 2023]
    • #68 
    • #464 
    StuDocu World University Ranking - EMEA - Europe, the Middle East and Africa
    [Published 06 September, 2021]
    • #59 
    • #952 
    Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
    [Published 31 July, 2023]
    • #64 
    • #747 
    THE China Subject Ratings Overall
    [Published 11 May, 2022]

Historic rankings in TOP global university rankings

Subject rankings

Computer Science

    • #57 
    • #73 
    Computer Science
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #20 
    • #201 
    Computer Science
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 26 October, 2022]

Engineering

    • #15 
    • #20 
    Chemical Engineering
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #16 
    • #22 
    Chemical Engineering
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #24 
    • #32 
    Civil Engineering
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #29 
    • #38 
    Civil Engineering
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #31 
    • #301 
    Engineering
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 26 October, 2022]
    • #42 
    • #958 
    Engineering
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #34 
    • #43 
    Mechanical Engineering
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #46 
    • #60 
    Mechanical Engineering
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]

Law

    • #29 
    • #38 
    Law
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #67 
    • #83 
    Law
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]

Medicine & Health

    • #37 
    • #651 
    Medicine
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]

Natural Sciences

    • #35 
    • #43 
    Chemistry
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #42 
    • #52 
    Chemistry
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]

Social Studies & Humanities

    • #51 
    Economics
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #44 
    • #55 
    Economics
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #431 
    Economics
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #72 
    • #91 
    Psychology
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #81 
    • #101 
    Psychology
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #34 
    • #201 
    Social Sciences
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 26 October, 2022]
    • #38 
    • #351 
    Social Sciences
    NTU Rankings by Subject
    [Published 11 July, 2023]
    • #51 
    • #60 
    Social Work
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #56 
    • #70 
    Social Work
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #82 
    • #97 
    Sociology
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]

Highest subject rankings for University of Bradford

Chemical Engineering CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
#20 
Engineering
Law CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
#38 
Law
Chemistry The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
#43 
Natural Sciences
Economics CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
#51 
Social Studies & Humanities
Computer Science CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
#73 
Computer Science
Medicine QS World University Rankings By Subject
#651 
Medicine & Health

Student Reviews for University of Bradford

Student satisfaction:
4.3 (based on 288 student reviews)

“Amazing university. I have to say that the city can be a little bit dangerous, especially at night, but on campus everything is quite safe. Students get a great return on their tuition fees at Bradford, with good accommodation and quality teaching. The cultural diversity among students and lecturers was a plus for me as well.”

About University of Bradford

PROS

  • Learners at Bradford are quick to highlight the outstanding facilities. Some of the most popular examples include the Forensic Examination Suite, the Child Simulation Suite for medical students, and the Engineering Research Laboratory.
  • Students agree that their social lives have benefitted from the abundant sports clubs and societies the university promotes.
  • Ranked among the global top 100 by QS World University Rankings, and among the top 800 by Times Higher Education.

CONS

  • Numerous students have highlighted the university’s issue with high staff turnover. This creates a sensation of instability for the students.

Key facts

Foundation year:
1832
Telephone:
+44 1274 232323
Address:
Richmond Road
BD7 1DP, Bradford
England UK
Website:
https://www.bradford.ac.uk/
Social:

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 5.0
    • A-level Humanities
    • General Test
    • (no subscore less than 7.0)
    • 5.0
    • A-level Sciences
    • General Test
    • 4.5
    • Foundation / Pathway Courses
    • 5.0
    • Foundation Law
    • 6.0
    • Graduate Degrees
    • (no subscore less than 5.0)
    • 7.0
    • Graduate Degrees Education, Law
    • 6.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees
    • (no subscore less than 5.0)
    • 6.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees Law etc.
    • (no subscore less than 5.0)
  • what’s the student experience like at bradford? | student life at bradford
  • what advice would you give your first-year self? | student life at bradford
  • why did you choose to study at bradford? | student life at bradford
  • how did you feel before coming to university? | student life at bradford
  • what advice would you give new students? | student life at bradford
  • what things can you not live without at university? | student life at bradford

NSS Aggregate Student reviews

Below you see the results of University of Bradford for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK universities.

717 total respondents

THE Student Experience Survey by Times Higher Education

Times Higher Education has surveyed 20251 undergraduate students in the UK about their study experience. 104 students of University of Bradford participated in the survey.

Below you'll find the results for each of the survey questions for University of Bradford in comparison to the average for all UK universities.

Overall score: 72.9

Student composition of University of Bradford

Nursing and Midwifery:
2430
Business and Management:
2035
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmacy:
1045
Biosciences:
585
Law:
505
Computing:
505
Politics:
425
anatomy, physiology and pathology:
405
Mechanical Engineering:
360
Sociology:
350
Social Policy:
310
Psychology:
300
Chemical, Process & Energy Engineering:
190
Archaeology:
185
Civil Engineering:
180
Chemistry:
130
Electrical And Electronic Engineering:
125
Pakistan:
295
Kuwait:
255
Nigeria:
250
China:
170
India:
135
Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region of China):
60
Ghana:
25
Kenya:
15
Oman:
15
United Arab Emirates:
15
Jordan:
15
Iran:
15
Korea (South):
15
Japan:
15
Bangladesh:
15
Qatar:
10
Saudi Arabia:
10
Canada:
10
United States:
10
Botswana:
10
Egypt:
10
Libya:
10
Zimbabwe:
10
Sierra Leone:
5
Algeria:
5
Cayman Islands:
5
Bermuda:
5
Cameroon:
5
Gambia, The:
5
Malawi:
5
South Africa:
5
Bahrain:
5
Sudan:
5
Malaysia:
5
Macao (Special Administrative Region of China):
5
Tanzania:
5
Uganda:
5
Zambia:
5

Campuses of University of Bradford

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FAQ

University of Bradford ranks #54 in England UK in our meta ranking of 112 university rankings. See rankings of all 382 universities in England UK.

University of Bradford ranks #2 in Bradford in our meta ranking. See rankings of all 3 universities in Bradford.

University of Bradford is listed in The Times Good University Guide, The Guardian League Table, CUG The Complete University Guide, THE World University Rankings, QS World University Rankings, US News: Best Global Universities and more. See all 22 rankings of University of Bradford.

University of Bradford achieved #90 in The Guardian League Table. This is the university’s highest ranking in the 112 rankings tracked on our website. See all rankings for University of Bradford.

University of Bradford achieved the highest ranking for Medicine & Health. It is ranked #2 in CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject (Paramedic Science). See all subject rankings for University of Bradford.

A large number of university rankings include surveys among academics on reputation. In our meta ranking of 112 university rankings University of Bradford ranks #2 among universities in Bradford and #54 among universities in England UK. See all rankings of University of Bradford.

In our meta ranking University of Bradford ranks #54 among all universities in England UK and University of Oxford ranks #1. See all rankings of universities in Bradford. Apart from rankings you may also want to see the ratings from students who attended the universities.