Bath retains top 200 university world ranking

We were ranked the 159th best university worldwide

In the QS World University Rankings released today, Bath has been ranked as the 159th best university worldwide.

This means that Bath holds the same spot as in last year’s rankings.

This year, Bath was ranked in the top 50 universities for Development Studies.


Released annually, the QS World Rankings rate universities according to research, teaching, employability and internationalisation.

Last year, Bath shared 159th place
with Texas’ A&M University with a score of 59.8. This year, Bath’s Academic Reputation declined from 51.3 to 43.5 giving it a global ranking of 218 whilst its employer rate also declined to 78.7 giving it a ranking of 97.

However, there was an increase in the proportions of international staff and students, up in the rankings to 118 and 99 respectively.

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