University of Sheffield Key Data

University Type First wave of civic universitity (Red Brick University) | Public University Established 1905
Location UK >> England >> Sheffield Address Western Bank, SHEFFIELD
Student Number 24,715 Postcode S10 2TT
Enrollment rates 15% International Students Ratio 15%
Male / Female Students Ratio 45:55 Ratio of academic staff to students 1 : 14.9
Website Entry Requirements 437
Students Satisfaction 4.10 / 5 University Research 2.72 / 4
International Students Number Undergraduate:2945   Postgraduate:3695 Degree Completion 93.9%
Live in univeristy accommodation 23% Motto To discover the causes of things
Working hours allowed 20 hours a week; 10 hours a week if you are studying a course that is below degree level.
Good Degree 73.1 Degree Completion 93.9%
Living Costs 9135-12180 / Academic Year (9 months) Graduate Prospects 71.4%

University of Sheffield Rankings

Times UK Univesities Rankings
Year 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
UK Rankings 25 21 24 21 21 18
Year 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
UK Rankings 21 17 16 17 12 12
Year 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001
UK Rankings 6 14 10 12 21 14 21
Times Higher Education World Univesities Rankings
Year 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
World Rankings 106 104 109 97 121
Year 2014 2013 2012 2011
World Rankings 112 110 101 137


Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England. With some of its southern suburbs annexed from Derbyshire, the city has grown from its largely industrial roots to encompass a wider economic base. Sheffield is one of the eight largest regional English cities that make up the Core Cities Group. Sheffield is the third largest English district by population. There are more than 250 parks, woodlands and gardens in the city, and Sheffield is estimated to contain around 4.5 million trees. In the 19th century, Sheffield gained an international reputation for steel production. Known as the Steel City. The city has a long sporting heritage, and is home to the world's oldest football club, Sheffield F.C. The city is also home to the World Snooker Championship.

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The University of Sheffield is a public research university in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. It received its royal charter in 1905. Sheffield is a multi-campus university predominantly over two campus areas: the Western Bank and the St George's. The university is organised into five academic faculties composed of multiple departments. It is one of the original red brick universities, a member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities, the Worldwide Universities Network, the N8 Group of the eight most research intensive universities in Northern England and the White Rose University Consortium. There are eight Nobel laureates affiliated with Sheffield and six of them are the alumni or former long-term staffs of the university.

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