Newcastle University rankings

One of the UK's top ranked universities, Newcastle University provides a fantastic student experience. You'll be studying in the heart of one of the UK's best-loved student cities at a world-class, global university.

Newcastle University is one of only 20 triple accredited UK Business Schools and is 16th in the UK for research power (REF 2014). And its industry-relevant degrees are developed with and accredited by professional organisations.

In fact, 27 of the university's diverse subjects rank in the UK Top 20 (The Times and The Sunday Times University Guide 2016), providing you with the perfect foundations for your chosen career.

Subject rankings

  • 3rd in the UK for Media and Communications
  • (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016)

  • 3rd in the UK for Architecture
  • (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016)

  • 14th in the UK for Accounting and Finance
  • (The Complete University Guide 2016)

  • Top 25 in the UK for engineering-related subjects
  • (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016)

World-class university

  • Top 1% of universities in the world
  • (QS World University Rankings 2015-2016)

  • Global Top 200 university, ranking 196th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-2016 and 162nd in the QS World University Rankings 2015-2016

  • Top 100 (88th) most international universities in the world
  • (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-2016)

Excellent foundations for employability

  • One of the Top 20 most targeted universities in the UK by leading employers
  • (The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers 2015)

  • Awarded 5QS Stars for Student Employability in 2016

  • Top 20 ranking for graduate career prospects
  • (The Complete University Guide 2016)

  • 2nd in the UK’s well-regarded Russell Group and global Top 10 for Careers Service
  • (International Student Barometer Autumn 2015)

Unforgettable student experience

  • Newcastle ranked No. 1 in the UK for social life
  • (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2015)

  • Joint 7th in the UK for overall student experience
  • (Times Higher Education Survey 2016)

  • Top 12 in the world for international student satisfaction
  • (International Student Barometer Autumn 2015)