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University of Sussex Ranking 2024

Brighton, UK

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About the University

One of the best public institutions in Brighton, United Kingdom; the University of Sussex was founded in 1959 with its initial campus in East Sussex. The university has a QS World University Ranking of 240 (2023) and a U.S. News ranking of 163 for 2022. The University of Sussex has five Nobel Prize winners on its faculty, as well as 15 Fellows of the Royal Society, 10 Fellows of the British Academy, 24 Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences, and winners of the Crawford Prize and Bancroft Prize, among other honors. 

Additionally, it has received praise for its outstanding employment strategy, excellent student success rate, and the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) silver award. A very high percentage of Sussex students from all backgrounds successfully complete their courses.

University of Sussex World Rankings 

Ranking name 2023202220212020
QS World University Rankings#240#226#246#246
US News 163  

Subject Wise Rankings 

The University of Sussex has a QS WUR Ranking by Subject of 223 and holds the first place globally for Development Studies according to QS. 

The U.S. News subject rankings are as follows: 

  • #129 in Art and humanities; 
  • #75 in Economics and Business; 
  • #160 in Physics; 
  • #91 in Space Science;
  • #60 in Social science and public health;
  • #129 in Environment and Ecology; 
  • #105 in Psychology and psychiatry. 

Employability Ranking 

According to QS, the University of Sussex has a graduate employability ranking of #301- 500. 

Ranking of Top Universities in UK


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University of West London Ranking107
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University of Strathclyde Ranking325
University of Bedfordshire Ranking801-1000
Manchester Metropolitan University Ranking801-1000
University of Sussex Ranking240
Glasgow Caledonian University Ranking1001-1200
University of South Wales Ranking1001–1200
Liverpool John Moores University Ranking801-1000
Goldsmiths University of London Ranking511-520
Robert Gordon University Ranking801-1000
Bath Spa University Ranking95
Birkbeck University of London Ranking343
Liverpool Hope University Ranking187
University of Manchester Ranking28
University of Edinburgh Ranking15
Falmouth University Ranking101-150
University of Chichester Ranking66



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