Facts and Figures

  • Keele has 93% employability of graduates for 2012 in the Higher Education Statistics Agency  (HESA) graduate employment table (excluding the small specialist institutions)
  • We came 2nd in the National Student Survey of UK universities for overall student satisfaction with an exceptionally high score of 93%, exceeding the national overall satisfaction rate of 85%
  • In the most recent national Research Assessment Exercise, 85% of our research was classified as world leading or of international importance
  • We were voted in the top 10 of Britain's most intellectually stimulating universities by the Telegraph (October 2012)
  • Our Students’ Union is ranked the 4th top Student Union in the UK for nightlife (‘Which?’ University)
  • Keele has moved up three places to 29th in the prestigious Sunday Times University League Table 2013 for UK universities
  • Keele has been placed, for the third consecutive year, amongst the world’s top universities in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings positioned in the top 1.75%. (based on approximately 10,000 institutions recognised by UNESCO)
  • Keele was the first new post-war UK University of the 20th Century and is the UK’s largest integrated campus university
  • We are one of the UK’s largest and most attractive university campus, with 617 acres of landscaped parkland, fields, woodlands and lakes 
  • We were ranked 6th place in The Telegraph’s, ‘Britain’s most beautiful universities’ guide
  • We are the safest campus in the West Midlands in the BBC news league tables for crime rates
  • In the last 10 years alone we have invested £115 million in our campus and infrastructure
  • Although Keele is one of the largest and most attractive university campuses in the UK, it is one of the smallest universities in terms of student numbers, with a genuine, friendly student and staff community
  • There are 3,200 bedrooms on campus and we have one of, if not the highest, proportion of student rooms owned and managed by a university
  • We are in contact with more than 43,000 alumni living in 139 countries