The University of Chichester Rankings

Over the past few years, the University of Chichester has seen remarkable improvements in its rankings, and now consistently ranks in the top 50 in most UK university rankings tables. Here we give detailed information about the University of Chichester’s ranking for anyone considering studying there.

The University of Chichester is located in West Sussex, England with two campuses based in Chichester and Bognor Regis. It has a history that traces back to 1839, before finally being given university status in 2005. Both campuses actively embrace the unique qualities of every single student and are centrally located with good transport links. Southampton airport is the closest to the University and is 45 minutes away by car. Gatwick Airport is one hour away by train while Heathrow can be accessed easily by travelling into London.

There are 15 subject areas taught at Chichester. These are:

●       Business School

●       Childhood, Social Work and Social Care

●       Creative and Digital Technologies

●       Computing

●       Dance

●       Education and Teaching

●       Engineering and Product Design

●       Fine Art

●       Humanities

●       Law

●       Mathematics

●       Music

●       Psychology and Counselling

●       Sport

●       Theatre

●      Theology, Philosophy and Religious Studies

The state-of-the-art Engineering and Digital Technology Park on the Bognor Regis campus houses cutting-edge teaching labs with specialist equipment and apparatus to provide design-build-test experiences. Facilities include dedicated electronic, mechanics and fabrication laboratories; a large double-height engineering space; 3D printers and CAD technology.

UK National Rankings

The Times University Guide 2022

According to the recent edition of the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, the University of Chichester is ranked 50th in the league table. In the 2013 Sunday Times Best University for Student Retention, the university came out on top which means only a few students dropped out from its courses on both campuses. 89.7% of the University’s entire research submission was classed as internationally renowned in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, with 15%of the research being classified as world-leading

The Good University Guide 2022

The University of Chichester has been ranked 21st-best institution in the UK according to the latest rankings produced by the Guardian University Guide 2022

The University continued to climb the national league tables, having also been named in July as the 25th-best in this summer’s National Student Survey (NSS) based on high satisfaction rates among its students.

The University finished in seventh place for students satisfaction with teaching, and fifth-best in the country in the Education department ensuring an excellent performance across the Guardian league tables.

UK Subject Rankings

The Complete University Guide Ranking 2022

The University is ranked 70th overall in the UK according to the Complete University Guide’s most recent edition of University rankings.

The University’s UK subject rankings are shown below for selected subjects:

Accounting & Finance 100
Business & Management Studies 99
Art & Design 84
Childhood & Youth Studies 32
Communication & Media Studies 92
Computer Science 106
Creative Writing 16
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 36
Education 58
English 77
History 74
Marketing 63
Mathematics 69
Music 43
Philosophy 51
Psychology 41
Social Work 62
Sports Science 34
Theology & Religious Studies 29
Tourism, Transport, Travel & Heritage Studies 32

Fairtrade University Award 

The University of Chichester was awarded the 2021 Fairtrade University award making it one of the 4 higher education that achieved Fairtrade University status this year. The prestigious award, which is now in its fourth year is delivered as a partnership between the National Union of Students, Students Organising for Sustainability (SOS-UK), and the Fairtrade Foundation. Chichester’s environmental and sustainability efforts also gained a one-star Fairtrade University status.

The award encourages students to influence the new generation of leaders with the ability to explore their understanding of the social and environmental impacts of their decisions.