Rankings of University of Surrey

The University of Surrey is a government funded research university located in Guildford, England. The university’s stated goals are to become a leading global university performing important research and innovation, creating great researchers and achieving outcomes which make important contributions to society.

Latest ranking updates for University of Surrey
  • April 2024: QS World University Rankings By Subject (Business & Management Studies) update. University of Surrey achieves place 251.
  • March 2024: Scimago Institutions announced latest results of Scimago Institutions Rankings with University of Surrey in position 343.
  • December 2023: Publication of URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance. Ranking position #439.
  • December 2023: New edition of QS World University Rankings: Sustainability. University of Surrey ranked #458.

University rankings

    • #16 
    • #21 
    The Times Good University Guide
    [Published 15 September, 2023]
    • #17 
    • #21 
    The Guardian League Table
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #11 
    • #13 
    CUG The Complete University Guide
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #28 
    • #251 
    THE World University Rankings
    [Published 27 September, 2023]
    • #26 
    • #244 
    QS World University Rankings
    [Published 27 June, 2023]
    • #20 
    • #181 
    QS Employability Rankings
    [Published 23 September, 2021]
    • #27 
    • #370 
    US News: Best Global Universities
    [Published 24 October, 2022]
    • #26 
    • #301 
    ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 15 August, 2023]
    • #26 
    • #622 
    CWTS Leiden Ranking
    [Published 22 June, 2022]
    • #19 
    • #343 
    Scimago Institutions Rankings
    [Published 06 March, 2024]
    • #28 
    • #492 
    CWUR Center for World University Rankings
    [Published 25 April, 2022]
    • #26 
    • #448 
    NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers
    [Published 11 July, 2023]
    • #23 
    • #439 
    URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
    [Published 19 December, 2023]
    • #22 
    • #280 
    RUR World University Rankings
    [Published 25 May, 2023]
    • #22 
    • #162 
    RUR Reputation Ranking
    [Published 25 May, 2023]
    • #21 
    • #233 
    RUR Academic Rankings
    [Published 25 May, 2023]
    • #29 
    • #152 
    StuDocu World University Ranking - EMEA - Europe, the Middle East and Africa
    [Published 06 September, 2021]
    • #16 
    • #99 
    Reuters Most Innovative Universities Europe
    [Published 30 April, 2019]
    • #25 
    • #195 
    UniRank 4icu: Top 200 English-Speaking Universities
    [Published 11 August, 2022]
    • #41 
    • #458 
    QS World University Rankings: Sustainability
    [Published 05 December, 2023]
    • #18 
    • #263 
    Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
    [Published 31 July, 2023]
    • #7 
    • #46 
    THE World University Impact Rankings - Overall
    [Published 01 June, 2023]
    • #41 
    • #503 
    THE China Subject Ratings Overall
    [Published 11 May, 2022]

Historic rankings in TOP global university rankings

Subject rankings

Agriculture

    • #29 
    • #483 
    Agriculture
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]

Architecture, Building & Planning

    • #14 
    • #231 
    Architecture
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]

Arts Visual & Performing

    • #2 
    • #2 
    Music
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #12 
    • #12 
    Music
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #13 
    • #15 
    Music
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]

Business

    • #23 
    • #111 
    Business
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]

Computer Science

    • #18 
    • #23 
    Computer Science
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]
    • #20 
    • #24 
    Computer Science
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #4 
    • #117 
    Computer Science
    NTU Rankings by Subject
    [Published 11 July, 2023]
    • #11 
    • #126 
    Computer Science
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 19 October, 2023]

Education

    • #22 
    • #201 
    Education
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 27 October, 2023]
    • #26 
    • #265 
    Education
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]

Engineering

    • #15 
    • #17 
    Aerospace Engineering
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #7 
    • #82 
    Aerospace Engineering
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #13 
    • #17 
    Chemical Engineering
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #16 
    • #21 
    Chemical Engineering
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #14 
    • #21 
    Chemical Engineering
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]
    • #12 
    • #201 
    Chemical Engineering
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 27 October, 2023]
    • #11 
    • #234 
    Chemical Engineering
    NTU Rankings by Subject
    [Published 11 July, 2023]
    • #17 
    • #371 
    Chemical Engineering
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #11 
    • #13 
    Civil Engineering
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]
    • #12 
    • #14 
    Civil Engineering
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #14 
    • #18 
    Civil Engineering
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #10 
    • #101 
    Civil Engineering
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 27 October, 2023]
    • #9 
    • #154 
    Civil Engineering
    NTU Rankings by Subject
    [Published 11 July, 2023]
    • #17 
    • #263 
    Civil Engineering
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #13 
    • #126 
    Engineering
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 19 October, 2023]
    • #16 
    • #253 
    Engineering
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #19 
    • #283 
    Environmental Engineering
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #19 
    • #251 
    Materials Science
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 10 April, 2024]
    • #13 
    • #301 
    Materials Science
    NTU Rankings by Subject
    [Published 11 July, 2023]
    • #16 
    • #19 
    Mechanical Engineering
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]
    • #18 
    • #22 
    Mechanical Engineering
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #28 
    • #34 
    Mechanical Engineering
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #26 
    • #301 
    Mechanical Engineering
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 27 October, 2023]
    • #20 
    • #338 
    Mechanical Engineering
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]

Languages & Literature

    • #11 
    • #12 
    English
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #12 
    • #17 
    English
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]
    • #19 
    • #25 
    English
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #12 
    • #15 
    French
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #18 
    • #151 
    Linguistics
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 10 April, 2024]

Law

    • #22 
    • #33 
    Law
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]
    • #32 
    • #41 
    Law
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #41 
    • #55 
    Law
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #11 
    • #74 
    Law
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 19 October, 2023]
    • #14 
    • #151 
    Law
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 27 October, 2023]
    • #28 
    • #301 
    Law
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 10 April, 2024]

Mathematics

    • #24 
    • #31 
    Mathematics
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #28 
    • #41 
    Mathematics
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]
    • #30 
    • #42 
    Mathematics
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #24 
    • #301 
    Mathematics
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 10 April, 2024]

Natural Sciences

    • #29 
    • #40 
    Biology
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #12 
    • #16 
    Chemistry
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #15 
    • #20 
    Chemistry
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #17 
    • #22 
    Chemistry
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]
    • #18 
    • #301 
    Chemistry
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 27 October, 2023]
    • #22 
    • #401 
    Chemistry
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 10 April, 2024]
    • #17 
    • #451 
    Chemistry
    NTU Rankings by Subject
    [Published 11 July, 2023]
    • #12 
    • #16 
    Physics
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #23 
    • #401 
    Physics
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 27 October, 2023]
    • #23 
    • #451 
    Physics
    NTU Rankings by Subject
    [Published 11 July, 2023]

Social Studies & Humanities

    • #17 
    • #20 
    Economics
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #17 
    • #21 
    Economics
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]
    • #26 
    • #33 
    Economics
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #32 
    • #200 
    Economics
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #31 
    • #201 
    Economics
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 27 October, 2023]
    • #10 
    • #14 
    Psychology
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]
    • #10 
    • #15 
    Psychology
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #14 
    • #18 
    Psychology
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #29 
    • #176 
    Psychology
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 19 October, 2023]
    • #32 
    • #251 
    Psychology
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 10 April, 2024]
    • #40 
    • #301 
    Psychology
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 27 October, 2023]
    • #33 
    • #360 
    Psychology
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #17 
    • #101 
    Social Sciences
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 19 October, 2023]
    • #19 
    • #119 
    Social Sciences
    NTU Rankings by Subject
    [Published 11 July, 2023]
    • #6 
    • #7 
    Sociology
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]
    • #17 
    • #19 
    Sociology
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #5 
    • #47 
    Sociology
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 27 October, 2023]
    • #17 
    • #83 
    Sociology
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #31 
    • #201 
    Sociology
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 10 April, 2024]

Sports Science

    • #9 
    • #13 
    Sports Science
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]
    • #13 
    • #17 
    Sports Science
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #28 
    • #35 
    Sports Science
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]

Highest subject rankings for University of Surrey

Music The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
#2 
Arts Visual & Performing
Sociology The Times Good University Guide by Subject
#7 
Social Studies & Humanities
English The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
#12 
Languages & Literature
Civil Engineering The Times Good University Guide by Subject
#13 
Engineering
Sports Science The Times Good University Guide by Subject
#13 
Sports Science
Chemistry CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
#16 
Natural Sciences
Computer Science The Times Good University Guide by Subject
#23 
Computer Science
Mathematics The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
#31 
Mathematics
Law The Times Good University Guide by Subject
#33 
Law
Business URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
#111 
Business

Student Ratings for University of Surrey

Student satisfaction:
4.5 (based on 568 student ratings)
google logo Google ratings:
4.5 (based on 568 student ratings)

“I studied there Accounting and Finance, and I can say with confidence it was the best year of my life! It was a year of fun, memories, hard work and of course a little partying. The lecturers were fantastic, and I made loads of international friends. I would recommend the University of Surrey to anyone!”

About University of Surrey

PROS

  • Learners at Surrey usually give the most praise to the university’s modern and well -equipped facilities, especially their School of Veterinary Medicine.
  • Students have access to more than 130 societies and 47 sports clubs they can join to get and meet people with interests in common.
  • The cafeteria menu is popular here, mainly due to the high standard of the food quality for being a university.

CONS

  • Despite many students liking the menu, many also believe there are not enough healthy eating options.

Key facts

Foundation year:
1966
Telephone:
+44 1483 300800
Address:
Senate House, Stag Hill Campus
GU2 7XH, Guildford
England UK
Website:
https://www.surrey.ac.uk/
Social:

Requirements for international students / English requirements

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

    • 6.5
    • All Degrees
  • Student life at the University of Surrey
  • Moments Matter | University of Surrey
  • Discover our campus | University of Surrey
  • Why Choose the University of Surrey
  • University of Surrey | The Study Abroad Experience
  • Placement Student Testimonials 2018/19 | University of Surrey

NSS Aggregate Student reviews

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

Overall student satisfaction
86 /100
2694 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. 227 students of University of Surrey participated in the survey.

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

Overall score: 81.3

Student composition of University of Surrey

Business and Management:
3060
Biosciences:
1630
Nursing and Midwifery:
1290
Psychology:
1065
Veterinary Sciences:
765
Electrical And Electronic Engineering:
740
Performing Arts:
695
Economics:
670
Mechanical Engineering:
635
Computing:
610
Law:
535
Sociology:
530
Physics and Astronomy:
330
Chemical, Process & Energy Engineering:
295
Civil Engineering:
295
Mathematical Sciences:
270
English Studies:
225
Chemistry:
215
Politics:
205
Languages and Area Studies :
135
Education and Teaching:
60
China:
780
India:
355
Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region of China):
305
Nigeria:
145
United Arab Emirates:
90
Egypt:
80
Thailand:
65
Turkey:
65
Malaysia:
65
United States:
60
Pakistan:
50
Russia:
50
Saudi Arabia:
45
Korea (South):
40
Singapore:
40
Iran:
40
Switzerland:
40
Taiwan:
35
Jordan:
30
Sri Lanka:
25
Kuwait:
25
Bahrain:
25
Ghana:
20
Kazakhstan:
20
Canada:
20
Indonesia:
15
Japan:
15
South Africa:
15
Bangladesh:
15
Vietnam:
15
Lebanon:
15
Oman:
15
Qatar:
15
Brazil:
15
Australia:
10
Macao (Special Administrative Region of China):
10
Peru:
10
Algeria:
10
Mauritius:
10
Morocco:
10
Uganda:
10
Ukraine:
10
Norway:
10
Serbia:
5
Bermuda:
5
Belarus:
5
Syria:
5
Chile:
5
Angola:
5
Botswana:
5
Kenya:
5
Occupied Palestinian Territories {formerly West Ba:
5
Ecuador:
5
Nepal:
5
Namibia:
5
Israel:
5
Iraq:
5
Sudan:
5
Zambia:
5
Zimbabwe:
5
Uzbekistan:
5
Brunei:
5
Cambodia:
5
Azerbaijan:
5
Maldives:
5
Philippines:
5
Myanmar (Burma):
5

Campuses of University of Surrey

Stag Hill
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Surrey Research Park
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Kate Granger Building (Surrey Research Park)
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FAQ

University of Surrey ranks #20 in England UK in our meta ranking of 112 university rankings. See rankings of all 382 universities in England UK.

University of Surrey ranks #1 in Guildford in our meta ranking. See rankings of all 3 universities in Guildford.

University of Surrey 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, QS Employability Rankings and more. See all 31 rankings of University of Surrey.

University of Surrey achieved #13 in CUG The Complete University Guide. This is the university’s highest ranking in the 112 rankings tracked on our website. See all rankings for University of Surrey.

University of Surrey achieved the highest ranking for Medicine & Health. It is ranked #1 in CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject (Paramedic Science). See all subject rankings for University of Surrey.

A large number of university rankings include surveys among academics on reputation. In our meta ranking of 112 university rankings University of Surrey ranks #1 among universities in Guildford and #20 among universities in England UK. See all rankings of University of Surrey.

In our meta ranking University of Surrey ranks #20 among all universities in England UK and University of Oxford ranks #1. See all rankings of universities in Guildford. Apart from rankings you may also want to see the ratings from students who attended the universities.