Leeds University-Top Ranking Performance

Founded in 1904, The University of Leeds is one of the leading teaching and research universities in the world. With more than 33000 students coming from 130 countries, it is now one of the largest universities in the UK and is ranked highly in all major league tables.

Leeds is a member of the elite Russell Group, which is formed by the nation’s top 19 research intensive universities. It has great reputation in postgraduate research and is ranked as a top 10 UK research university in the 2001 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) – ranked 7th nationally for the number of top scoring researchers and 8th for 'research power'.

University Ranking Performance:

- According to the Times Higher Education Supplement (THES) Rankings 2008, Leeds is ranked in the World’s Top 200 - 18th in UK, 37th in Europe and 104th in the world. It is ranked 77th in Arts & Humanities.

- According to the Guardian University Guide 2008, it is ranked first for Chemical Engineering and Dentistry, 3rd for social work, 4th for materials and mineral engineering, 4th for nursing and paramedical studies, 5th for media studies, 6th for earth and marine sciences, 7th for social policy, 9th for medicine, sociology, and sports science.

- According to the Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2008, Leeds University Business school (LUBS) is ranked 48th among the world's top 100 business schools.

- The school’s MBA is ranked 52nd in the world by the Economist 2007.

- Its MBA programs are accredited by EQUIS and AMBA (UK).

- LUBS International Business is ranked number One in the world for research and 7th for teaching by the International Business Review 2006.

- It is ranked 13th for Business Studies by the Times Good University Guide 2007.

- It was ranked 2nd for the number of applications received in 2006.

* Useful link: UK University Rankings