Rankings and reputation
Our students are the most satisfied in the UK
The University of Bath comes top for student satisfaction out of more than 150 UK higher education institutions.
According to the 2013 National Student Survey (NSS) our students have an overall satisfaction rate of 94%.
Our students ranked their Students’ Union as the fourth best in the UK. We are proud of the warm community environment in which our students learn.
We’re the top British campus university
This year we have been recognised as the ‘Best Campus University in Britain’ in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2014.
The guide praises the community feel of our campus and explains that as a result we have one of the lowest dropout rates in Britain (3.1%).
We have also been named as having ‘the most satisfied students in Britain’ and have risen two places to 7th out of 121 universities across the UK in the new guide.
Our alumni are in the top ten for graduate earnings
Our courses are designed to provide real world skills and develop highly sought-after graduates.
The Sunday Times guide reports that our alumni can expect above average graduate salaries, placing us within the top ten universities for graduate earnings.
Sixty per cent of our undergraduates undertake an industrial or business placement. This translates to improved prospects after graduation, with 89.3% of our students finding graduate-level jobs.