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University of Surrey

  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

Ranked 35th in the UK and 247th globally in the QS World University Rankings 2015/16, the University of Surrey offers a wide range of top ranking undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes. The University of Surrey is also regarded as one of the UK’s leading research universities with a global reputation for academic excellence.  In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE, 2008) 88% of Surrey’s research was rated as either "world class" or "internationally recognised".

Location

Located within the beautiful, safe and secure campuses of Stag Hill and Manor Park, the University of Surrey is a ten minute walk from the historic market town of Guildford. Set in the heart of Surrey, voted the UK’s safest county, the University is just 40 minutes by train from central London and conveniently located close to Heathrow and Gatwick airports.

Campus Facilities

The University of Surrey offers cutting edge facilities; modern lecture theatres, teaching rooms, computer and science labs, a library, bookshop, post-office, convenience store, bank launderette and food and drink outlets. The university also has ample student accommodation available to all international students on both of our campuses. With nearly 2,500 en-suite rooms and a new student village, the university is pleased to offer high quality accommodation that feels like a home from home.

Extra-Curricular Activities

The Students Union offers over 50 clubs and societies run by and for the students, and the Surrey Sports Park offers state-of-the-art health and fitness facilities, including a fully equipped gym, swimming pool, climbing wall, tennis courts, sports pitches, exercise studios and much, much more.

The Student Body

The University Surrey is proud to be recognised as one of the most culturally diverse universities in the UK, with nearly 3,000 international students from over 130 countries.

Employability

The University of Surrey’s professionally focussed degrees develop a blend of knowledge, skills and experience that prepares our students for the working world. Surrey produces some of the most employable graduates in the UK.  The latest statistics show that 96.7% of Surrey graduates are entering employment or further study within 6 months of graduating – the best figure of any chartered university in England.

This institute is rated 5 Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Innovation
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
259
2012
284=
2013
314=
2014
247
2015
47.60
Overall Score
34.8
Academic Reputation
46.8
Employer Reputation
47.1
Faculty Student
94.5
International Faculty
97.7
International Students
49.4
Citations per Faculty
51-100
2016
65
Academic Reputation
47.2
Employer Reputation
85.2
Citations per Paper
69.8
H-index Citations
247=
2013
226
2014
210
2015
67.40
Overall Score
64.3
Academic Reputation
62.1
Employer Reputation
80.5
Citations per Paper
72.9
H-index Citations
18
2015
Top 50 under 50 and Next 50 under 50
47.60
Overall Score
90
Establishment Year
47.6
WUR Overall
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,086
International
419

Number of students

11,881
Postgraduate 24%
Undergraduate 76%

Number of international students

4,370
Postgraduate 40%
Undergraduate 60%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

12 Undergraduate Courses

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10 Postgraduate Courses

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