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Newcastle's Recent Rankings Profile

Newcastle's Recent Rankings Profile

World Rankings

This table shows our position in the global rankings. They typically measure various metrics relating to students, staff, research and teaching.

 2011201220132014201520162017
QS World Ranking 127 126 129 127 162  168  161
Leiden Ranking (PP top 10%) 167 172 133 121 104 114 105
Times Higher Education 146 180 198 202 196 190   
University Ranking by Academic Performance 149 155 161 159 198 203   
Academic Ranking of World Universities 201-300 201-300 201-300 201-300 201-300  301-400  201-300 
Webometrics 262 212 253 230 217 184   

Download Newcastle's recent rankings profile‌‌ - 16th August 2017 (PDF: 266KB)

Find out more about what the popular league tables measure.

UK Rankings

The main UK university league tables and guides are published by newspapers. This table shows our recent ranking amongst UK universities.

 20132014201520162017
The Times/Sunday Times 18 22 23  22  
Complete University Guide 22 20 26 25 23 
Guardian 27 28 29 37  30

Download Newcastle's recent rankings profile‌‌ - 16th August 2017 (PDF: 266KB) 

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Single-topic Rankings

Sector rankings

This table shows our ranking in various league tables comparing UK universities on specific metrics, from student satisfaction to our environmental record.

 2011201220132014201520162017
National Student Survey 10 14 10 6  6  12  15
International Student Barometer 32 24 11 23  8  12 18
Destination of Leavers Survey (Russell Group ranking) 6 9 1 11  10    
British University and College Sports 15 10 10 16  11  9  10
People and Planet University League 63 26 15 -  12  8  

Satisfaction ratings

The ratings in this table show how satisfied different groups of students are with their overall experience at Newcastle University.

 20102011201220132014201520162017
Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 89% - 91% - 86% 85% 84%  
Postgraduate Research Experience Survey - 89% - 84% - 83%    
International Student Barometer 91% 91% 91.1% 91.7% 90.1%  93.3%  94%  

Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014

The REF results, published in December 2014, rank quality and impact of our research.

 Sector rankingRussell Group ranking
Measure of Quality (Grade Point Average) 26 20
Measure of Power 16 16

Find out more about single-topic rankings.

Download Newcastle's recent rankings profile‌‌ - 16th August 2017 (PDF: 266KB)