University of York

113

World University Rankings 2014-15

Overall score ?
53.4
Teaching ?
32.2
International outlook ?
75
Industry income ?
32.2
Research ?
33.8
Citations ?
90.5

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.