University of York

WORLD RANK

2012-13
103

York, United Kingdom

Region: Europe

  • Overall score
    57.1
  • Teaching
    41.9
  • International outlook
    71.9
  • Industry income
    38.4
  • Research
    43.9
  • Citations
    83.4

The University of York opened in 1963 with just 230 students. This research-intensive institution is part of the elite Russell Group of universities and now educates over 15,000 students. Notable alumni include the former Director-General of the BBC Greg Dyke; authors Jung Chang and Helen Dunmore; comedian Harry Enfield, and ten MPs.