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 2020
  • #9 in the Guardian Good University Guide 2020
  • #12 in the Complete University Guide 2020
  • #77 in the world in the Times Higher Education World rankings 2020

Latest undergraduate enrolment

  • 15,500

Latest postgraduate enrolment

  • 9,600

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. 
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 Economics, 2nd for Linguistics, 3rd for Politics and Accounting and Finance, 4th for Mathematics, 5th for Business Studies, 6th for Chemistry, 7th for History and 8th for Education within the in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.

Kings alumni at University of Warwick

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