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:
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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