With academic roots stretching back to 1824, The University of Manchester is one of the most respected universities worldwide.
The University is currently ranked 27th in the world according to QS (2021) and is placed 5th in the UK according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities.
Our campus includes more than 10,500 students from 150 countries outside the UK and is at the heart of the city of Manchester, a vibrant and multicultural European metropolis.
The University was named the Times and Sunday Times top University for employability in 2020.
We're also the most targeted university by the UK's top graduate employers (The Graduate Market 2022, High Fliers Research).
We are recognised as a global powerhouse of research, with 93% of the University’s research activity assessed as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ in the Research Excellence Framework (REF), 2021.
Using different methodologies, international rankings typically compare universities from across the globe for their research performance and academic reputation.
|QS World University Rankings: Europe 2024||8||6|
|Academic Ranking of World Universities (2022)||38||8||6|
|Times Higher Education (2023)||54=||16||8|
|Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings (2023)||2||1||1|
|Times Higher Education ‘Most International University’ rankings (2023)||29=||18||10|