A world top-100 university

Rankings for the University of Sheffield

We're a member of the Russell Group of leading UK research universities. Our outstanding performance for excellent teaching and research, as part of a genuinely global community, is consistently confirmed by international independent assessments. 


QS World University Rankings

The University is rated 80th in world in the 2015 QS World University Rankings.

QS World University Rankings 2015 - topuniversities.com

Times Higher Education World University

The University is ranked 97th in the world and 15th in the UK according to the 2015-16 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, a rise of three and 24 places respectively. We also also came in at number 40 out of 200 universities in Europe.

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Times Higher Education World University Rankings

Times Higher Education best universities in Europe 2016

Research Excellence Framework

The 2014 Research Excellence Framework confirmed our place as a world-leading university. The results demonstrated our research excellence across a range of disciplines, putting us in the top 10 per cent of all UK universities.

Research Excellence Framework 2014

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