University of Bedfordshire Rankings: World, UK and Subject Rankings

With campuses in Luton, Bedford, Ayelsbury, Milton Keynes, and Putteridge Bury, the University of Bedfordshire is well-dispersed across the counties of Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire. The University traces its history back over 100 years, but has only taken its current name since 2006, previously operating as the University of Luton. Here we look at the UK, subject and world rankings of the University of Bedfordshire so students can make an informed decision about the institution.

UK National Rankings

The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022

The University of Bedfordshire is ranked at 131 in the UK according to the Good University Guide’s most recent edition. According to the Good University Guide, “The government’s Teaching Excellence Framework awarded Bedfordshire a silver rating. The university was praised for its success in widening participation, not only in enrolling students from groups that are under-represented in higher education, but in helping them to achieve good results.”

12.6% of its students are from outside the EU, and 63.9% of students are from ethnic minorities.

The Guardian University Guide

The Guardian ranks Bedfordshire at 121 with a score of 30.1 out of 100. The average entry tariff (typical UCAS score) is 101.

UK Subject Rankings

The University’s UK subject rankings (Times Good University Guide 2022) are shown below for selected subjects:

Sports Science 69
Nursing 59
Computer Science 104
Business Studies 113
Putteridge Bury campus at the University of Bedfordshire

National Student Survey

In the 2020 National Student Survey, Bedfordshire students gave a 100% satisfaction rating for 3 subjects:

  • Healthcare Practice (Apprenticeship)
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Applied Education Studies

World University Rankings

The University is ranked 801-1000th by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Bedfordshire is not ranked within the top 1,000 global universities by the QS World University Rankings.

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