National Student Survey 2015: the overall satisfaction results in full

All UK universities ranked from top to bottom based on overall student satisfaction

August 12, 2015

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The results of the 2015 National Student Survey are in, and despite the introduction of £9,000 tuition fees in England, undergraduate satisfaction has held steady.

The annual survey asks students across the UK to rate their institution on overall satisfaction. Here, we have collected the results in this category for each of the universities taking part.

chris.parr@tesglobal.com


National Student Survey 2015: overall satisfaction league table

Rank  Institution 2015 score
 Brighton and Sussex Medical School 98 
 St Mary’s University College 96 
=3   Keele University 95 
=3   Hull and York Medical School 95 
=3   University of Buckingham 95 
 Courtauld Institute of Art 94 
 Harper Adams University 93 
=8   University of East Anglia 92 
=8   University of Essex 92 
=8   Royal Veterinary College 92 
=8   University of Surrey 92 
=8   University of Winchester 92 
=13   Conservatoire for Dance and Drama 91 
=13   Coventry University 91 
=13   University of Lancaster 91 
=13   Loughborough University 91 
=13   Newcastle University 91 
=13   University of Oxford 91 
=13   Bangor University 91 
=13   Swansea University 91 
=21   Aston University 90 
=21   University of Bath 90 
=21   Bath Spa University 90 
=21   University of Cambridge 90 
=21   University of Durham 90 
=21   University of Exeter 90 
=21   Heythrop College 90 
=21   University of Leeds 90 
=21   The Open University 90 
=21   Oxford Brookes University 90 
=21   University of Sheffield 90 
=21   University of Dundee 90 
=21   University of Glasgow 90 
=21   Cardiff University 90 
=35   University of Kent 89 
=35   Liverpool Hope University 89 
=35   Newman University 89 
=35   University of Portsmouth 89 
=35   University of Reading 89 
=35   Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance 89 
=35   Royal Agricultural University 89 
=35   Royal Holloway, University of London 89 
=35   Heriot-Watt University 89 
=35   University of St Andrews 89 
=35   Stranmillis University College 89 
=35   Ulster University 89 
=47   University of Birmingham  88 
=47   University of Chester 88 
=47   University of Chichester 88 
=47   University of Derby 88 
=47   University of Huddersfield 88 
=47   Imperial College London 88 
=47   Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts 88 
=47   Northumbria University 88 
=47   Nottingham Trent University 88 
=47   Queen Mary University of London 88 
=47   University of Southampton 88 
=47   St Mary’s University, Twickenham 88 
=47   University of York 88 
=47   York St John University 88 
=47   University of Law 88 
=47   Queen’s University Belfast 88 
=63   Birkbeck, University of London 87 
=63   Canterbury Christ Church University 87 
=63   City University London 87 
=63   Norwich University of the Arts 87 
=63   Soas, University of London 87 
=63   Plymouth University 87 
=63   University of Sussex 87 
=63   University of Warwick 87 
=63   University of Worcester 87 
=63   University of Aberdeen 87 
=63   University of Strathclyde 87 
=74   De Montfort University 86 
=74   University of Hull 86 
=74   University of Manchester 86 
=74   University of Northampton 86 
=74   University of Nottingham 86 
=74   Royal College of Music 86 
=74   Royal Northern College of Music 86 
=74   St George’s, University of London 86 
=74   University Campus Suffolk 86 
=74   University of Sunderland 86 
=74   Teesside University 86 
=74   Medway School of Pharmacy 86 
=74   Abertay University 86 
=74   Robert Gordon University 86 
=74   University of Stirling 86 
=74   University of the West of Scotland 86 
=90   Anglia Ruskin University 85 
=90   Bishop Grosseteste University 85 
=90   University of Bradford 85 
=90   Brunel University London 85 
=90   University of Central Lancashire 85 
=90   Edge Hill University 85 
=90   Leeds Trinity University 85 
=90   University of Leicester 85 
=90   University of Lincoln 85 
=90   University of Liverpool 85 
=90   Liverpool John Moores University 85 
=90   Manchester Metropolitan University 85 
=90   Sheffield Hallam University 85 
=90   University of the West of England 85 
=90   Glasgow Caledonian University 85 
=90   Queen Margaret University 85 
=106   University of Bristol 84 
=106   Falmouth University 84 
=106   University of Hertfordshire 84 
=106   University of Edinburgh 84 
=106   Edinburgh Napier University 84 
=111   University of Bedfordshire 83 
=111   University of Bolton 83 
=111   University of Brighton 83 
=111   University of Gloucestershire 83 
=111   Goldsmiths, University of London 83 
=111   University of Greenwich 83 
=111   Guildhall School of Music and Drama 83 
=111   University College London 83 
=111   Middlesex University 83 
=111   University of Roehampton 83 
=111   University of Salford 83 
=111   Staffordshire University 83 
=111   Aberystwyth University 83 
=111   Cardiff Metropolitan University 83 
=125   University College Birmingham 82 
=125   Bucks New University 82 
=125   Kingston University 82 
=125   Leeds Beckett University 82 
=125   London South Bank University 82 
=125   Royal Academy of Music 82 
=125   Southampton Solent University 82 
=125   University of Wolverhampton 82 
=133   Arts University Bournemouth 81 
=133   Birmingham City University 81 
=133   University for the Creative Arts 81 
=133   King’s College London 81 
=133   Leeds College of Art 81 
=133   London School of Economics and Political Science 81 
=133   BPP University 81 
=133   SRUC 81 
=141   Ravensbourne 80 
=141   Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance 80 
=141   University of Westminster 80 
=141   Glasgow School of Art 80 
=141   University of the Highlands and Islands 80 
=141   Glyndwr University 80 
=147   Bournemouth University 79 
=147   London Metropolitan University 79 
=147   University of West London  79 
=147   Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 79 
=147   University of South Wales 79 
=147   University of Wales Trinity Saint David 79 
=153   University of Cumbria 78 
=153   University of East London 78 
=153   University of St Mark and St John 78 
=153   Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama 78 
157   Royal Central School of Speech and Drama 77 
=158   University of the Arts, London 75 
=158   Writtle College 75 
160   Plymouth College of Art 74 

Note: this list does not include further education colleges that offer higher education courses. More on FE NSS results.

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