University of Southampton Key Data

University Type Second wave of civic universitity | Public University Established 1952
Location UK >> England >> Southampton Address Highfield, SOUTHAMPTON
Student Number 22,680 Postcode SO17 1BJ
Enrollment rates 13% International Students Ratio 12%
Male / Female Students Ratio 40:60 Ratio of academic staff to students 1 : 12.8
Website Entry Requirements 428
Students Satisfaction 4.04 / 5 University Research 2.72 / 4
International Students Number Undergraduate:1860   Postgraduate:3445 Degree Completion 92.4%
Live in univeristy accommodation 36% Motto Adversity Yields to Endeavour
Working hours allowed 20 hours a week; 10 hours a week if you are studying a course that is below degree level.
Good Degree 75.3 Degree Completion 92.4%
Living Costs 9135-12180 / Academic Year (9 months) Graduate Prospects 75.1%

University of Southampton Rankings

Times UK Univesities Rankings
Year 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
UK Rankings 30 21 16 18 20 18
Year 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
UK Rankings 19 19 15 16 14 22
Year 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001
UK Rankings 26 25 28 38 24 26
QS World Univesities Rankings
Year 2018 2017 2016 2015
World Rankings 126 121 110 132
Year 2014 2013 2012 2011
World Rankings 146 130 127 90


Southampton is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire, England. It is 69 miles south-west of London and 15 miles west north-west of Portsmouth. Significant employers in the city include Southampton City Council, the University of Southampton, Solent University, Southampton Airport, Ordnance Survey, BBC South, the NHS, ABP and Carnival UK. Southampton is noted for its association with the RMS Titanic, the Spitfire and more generally in the World War II narrative as one of the departure points for D-Day, and more recently as the home port of a number of the largest cruise ships in the world. Southampton has a large shopping centre and retail park, Westquay. The city's name is sometimes abbreviated in writing to "So'ton" or "Soton", and a resident of Southampton is called a Sotonian.

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The University of Southampton is a research university located in Southampton, England. The university's origins date back to the founding of the Hartley Institution in 1862. In 1902, the Institution developed into the Hartley University College, awarding degrees from the University of London. On 29 April 1952, the institution was granted full university status. Southampton is a founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities in Britain. The university has seven teaching campuses. The main campus is located in the Highfield area of Southampton and is supplemented by four other campuses within the city. The Students' Union, provides support, representation and social activities for the students ranging from involvement in the Union's four media outlets to any of the 200 affiliated societies and 80 sports.

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