- The University of Sheffield was ranked 17th in the UK, 93rd in the world and second in Yorkshire and Humber in the QS World University Rankings
- The World Rankings are the most consulted independent assessment of the world’s 1,300 best universities.
The University of Sheffield has been ranked among the top 100 universities in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2022, reaffirming its position as a leading global university for teaching and research excellence.
The results rank the university 17th in the UK, 95th in the world and second in Yorkshire and Humber.
The World Rankings are the most consulted independent assessment of the world’s 1,300 best universities.
Expert opinions from over 130,000 academics and 75,000 employers contributed to this year’s ranking.
Over 14.7 million academic research articles and 96 million citations were also reviewed to measure the impact of research produced by ranked universities.
The QS World University Rankings, now in its 18th year, also measures academic standards, employability outcomes, research quality, teaching capacity, and internationalization.
The University’s highest scores come from the two internationalization indicators: 98.1 for the ratio of international students, ranking the University 60th in this data set; and 83.7 for the ratio of international faculty, demonstrating the diverse community of the University.
Professor Mary Vincent, Vice President for Education at the University of Sheffield, said: “This reaffirms our position as the world’s top 100 university. Recognition of our diverse community, which includes over 140 nationalities on campus, reflects our commitment to ensuring that our city continues to make staff and students around the world feel welcome. “
Announced on the same day (June 8, 2021), the University of Sheffield also gained four places in The Complete University Guide 2022 to 24th place in the UK.
The annual ranking aims to guide future students in their decision-making in matters of higher education.