Aston University has strong league table positions across a range of different criteria.
For over 20 years Aston has been a leading university for graduate employability:
- The Sunday Times University Guide 2013 ranked Aston 8th out of all UK universities for graduate level employment success.
- The 2010-11 High Flyers survey again ranked Aston amongst the top 20 UK Universities most likely to be targeted by the UK’s top graduate recruiters such as KPMG, Deloitte, Ernst & Young and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
- An independent survey of the UK’s top 100 employers has recently ranked Aston 17th in the league table of UK universities they target for graduate recruitment, and Rolls-Royce, GlaxoSmithKline and IBM were amongst the leading businesses surveyed.
- In the 2011 Midlands Business Awards, Aston was recognised for promoting entrepreneurship and for overall outstanding performance. The awards, now in their fifth year, recognise and reward organisations in the region which are adding value to the economy.
Overall student satisfaction levels are 89% (2014 National Student Survey).
Over 70% of our students are on degrees with teaching quality ratings of 22/24 or higher according to the Quality Assurance Agency. Many of our degrees enjoy professional accreditation from a wide range of UK, European and Global Institutes, Associations and Societies.
Aston University Rankings
| Other key recent rankings || |
|Top 15 for student satisfaction ||2014 Sunday Times Good University Guide |
|Top 20 UK University for lowest Drop-out rate ||2011/12 HESA Performance Indicator Table T3a |
|Top 5 UK University for "Graduate Level" employment success || Sunday Times, University Guide 2012 taken from HESA DLHE data - consistently in the top 10 for the last 15 years |
|Top 5 UK University for Masters in Management Programmes (top 40 in World) ||Financial Times Masters Rankings 2013 |
|12th out of 143 UK Universities and Colleges ||People and Planet Green League 2013 - The UK's Greenest Universities |
|Ranked in The World's top 100 Universities for Graduate Employer recognition (51st), percentage of International Faculty and International Students ||QS World University rankings 2012 |