The University of Warwick is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of universities. The campus university is consistently ranked in the UK top 10 and has a global reputation for academic quality in a variety of subject areas, including Politics, Economics and Sciences. It is located just outside the city of Coventry, which will become the UK’s City of Culture in 2021.

Key Facts


  • #10 in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021
  • #8 in the Guardian Good University Guide 2021
  • #11 in the Complete University Guide 2021
  • #77 in the world in the Times Higher Education World rankings 2021
  • #62 in the QS World University Rankings

Latest undergraduate enrolment

  • Over 17,000

Latest postgraduate enrolment

  • Just over 9,000

Year founded

  • 1965

  • In the most recent UK-wide assessment of the quality of research in universities 37% of the university’s research was rated as world-leading and a further 50% rated internationally excellent. 
  • The university’s Department of Mathematics hosts one of the UK’s few Fields Medallists, Professor Martin Haire.
  • It’s the 3rd most targeted university nationally by the UK’s top 100 graduate employers - according to The Graduate Market 2018.
  • The Warwick Student Union is one of the largest in the UK, and there are over 250 societies. 
  • The new Warwick Arts Centre will be completed to coincide with Coventry's year as City of Culture 2021.
  • In 2020 the National Automative Innovation Centre opened, a partnership between the Warwick Manufacturing Group, the government and local manufacturers Jaguar Land Rover and Tata Motors. NAIC's designers, researchers and engineers are working on projects such as carbon emissions reduction and driverless technology.
Areas of recognition

The Times Higher Education World subject rankings 2020 place Warwick 33rd for Business and Economics and 44th for Arts and Humanities globally.

Warwick is ranked 1st in the UK for Creative Writing, 2nd for German, 3rd for Business Studies, 4th for Economics, for Politics and for Education, 5th for Mathematics and Iberian Languages, 6th for Linguistics, for French and for Accounting and Finance, 8th for History, 9th for Chemistry within the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021.

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