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Newcastle University ranks in top 40 for best university in the UK, new league table shows

The university also ranks high on graduate prospects


Newcastle University places in the top 40 for best UK universities, according to The Times Good University Guide 2024. The full list overall ranked 131 different UK universities, with Newcastle ranking high as a whole.

The university came in 37th place overall, compared to 33rd last year.

The Times UK University Rankings score different UK universities on various scales including teaching quality, student experience, research quality, entry standards, graduate prospects, no.of firsts/2:1s, continuation rate and student-staff ratio.

Newcastle University’s overall score came to 651/1000. However, the university also ranked particularly high in certain sectors such as:

  • Continuation rate – 96.3 per cent
  • Graduation prospects – 84.7 per cent
  • No.of firsts/2:1s – 83.8 per cent

These are the top 10 universities according to The Times University Rankings:

  1. University of St Andrews
  2. University of Oxford
  3. University of Cambridge
  4. London School of Economics and Political Science
  5. Imperial College London
  6. University College London
  7. Durham University
  8. University of Bath
  9. University of Warwick
  10. Loughborough University

The full list of rankings can be found here.

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