Keele University rankings

There are lots of reasons that make Keele the original pioneer, from our big and beautiful campus, world-leading research, to our excellent academic teaching. We are proud to be consistently recognised as a leading UK university.

Satisfied students

We have some of the most satisfied university students in the UK, and are consistently ranked highly for student satisfaction:

Shortlisted for University of the Year by Times Higher Education

This has come down to six finalists whose focus during 2018-19 varied significantly, but whose work was – and continues to be – of the very highest order. This group has set a series of incredibly high bars for the whole UK sector to analyse, admire and emulate.

John Gill - Editor, Times Higher Education

This Is Keele

From leading the sector in sustainability, to producing highly employable graduates, we’re meeting the challenges of the 21st century whilst staying true to our original roots

Top 20 in the Social Mobility Index 2022

We're enabling social mobility by expanding opportunities for students irrespective of background. We are delighted to be ranked 17th in the English Social Mobility Index for 2022 >

More Than Our Rank initiate

More Than Our Rank initiate

Keele University is pleased to participate in the More Than Our Rank initiative. Global rankings are relied upon heavily by students, employers and funders, often without any critical assessment as to what they indicate.