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Facts and figures

The University of Manchester’s facts and figures speak for themselves.

We are the largest single-site university in the UK, with the biggest student community. In total, 25 Nobel Prize winners have worked or studied here. 

Almost two-thirds of our research was ranked by the last Research Assessment Exercise as world-leading or internationally excellent.

And more than nine out of ten of our recent graduates go straight into employment or continued studies.

We are ranked 38th in the world, seventh in Europe and fifth in the UK in the 2014 Shanghai Jiao Tong World Ranking.

What's more, we are well underway with the biggest investment in facilities undertaken by any UK university, with £750 million spent so far and a further £1 billion to follow by 2022.

Facts and Figures brochure

Our Facts and Figures brochure gives you a digestible overview of the key information about our performance, our staff and students, and our impact.