beautifulcampus071The University is celebrating its best ever position in the Times and Sunday Times League Table.

The Good University Guide 2017, published last week, placed Edge Hill University 58th out of 131 UK universities – a rise of ten places since last year – and in the top ten ‘modern’ universities. Edge Hill was also ranked in the top ten nationally for teaching quality, in the top quarter for satisfaction, and scored above average for A Level entry points and staff-student ratio.

In terms of research quality, the University’s overall score is much improved, an encouraging sign ahead of the next Research Excellence Framework, the government’s assessment of research for funding, in 2021.

Vice-Chancellor, Dr John Cater, commented:

All in all, this is an outstanding performance. Such an achievement is a team effort and I would like to thank and congratulate every member of staff for their hard work and commitment.”

The Good University Guide ranking is based on eight criteria, including entry standards, student satisfaction, research quality, staff-student ratio, graduate prospect, facility spend, completion rate and percentage of students graduating with a 2:1 or first degree.

See the full League Table here.