Rankings for the University of Sheffield
Our outstanding performance for research, as a member of the Russell Group of leading UK research universities, is consistently confirmed by independent assessment internationally.
We're proud to be rated 69th in the world in the 2014 QS World University Rankings and to be ranked in the top ten UK research-intensive universities (2008 Research Assessment Exercise).
QS World University Rankings
The University is rated 69th in world in the 2014 QS World University Rankings, up two places from 2013.
These rankings are derived using a combination of reputational surveys, staff:student ratios, the proportion of international staff and students and research citations.
Times Higher Education World University Rankings
The University is ranked 18th in the UK, 50th in Europe and 121st in the world according to the 2014-15 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
Research Assessment Exercise
The 2008 Research Assessment Exercise confirmed our ranking among the top ten UK research-intensive universities.