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.
We have some of the most satisfied university students in the UK, and are consistently ranked highly for student satisfaction:
We’re unique in being excellent at both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England.
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.
We’re helping to change the world for the better by engaging in cutting-edge research, and tackling some of society’s most urgent problems - and it shows.
Research Excellence Framework, 2021
80% of our research was classified as world-leading or internationally excellent (Research Excellence Framework, 2021).
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
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
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.