University of Bristol

Senate House, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol

  • #54 QS Global World Ranking
  • Very HighResearch Output
  • 29,715Total Students
  • 2,267Faculty
  • 10,149Int'l Students

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Founded in 1876, the University of Bristol combines academic excellence with an independent and forward-thinking spirit.

Bristol was the first UK university to declare a climate emergency. With an ambitious green strategy and innovative environmental research, sustainability remains key to our vision of the future.

Inspirational teaching

At Bristol, students learn from and collaborate with academics who are leaders in their fields. This world-class educational environment attracts the brightest minds from across the world, with around one quarter of our students from outside the UK and more than 150 countries represented in our diverse community.

Research excellence

The University is at the cutting edge of global research, producing groundbreaking work that makes an impact on society at local, national and international levels. A member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Bristol is a top five UK institution for research (THE analysis of REF 2014).

About

Founded in 1876, the University of Bristol combines academic excellence with an independent and forward-thinking spirit.

Bristol was the first UK university to declare a climate emergency. With an ambitious green strategy and innovative environmental research, sustainability remains key to our vision of the future.

Inspirational teaching

At Bristol, students learn from and collaborate with academics who are leaders in their fields. This world-class educational environment attracts the brightest minds from across the world, with around one quarter of our students from outside the UK and more than 150 countries represented in our diverse community.

Research excellence

The University is at the cutting edge of global research, producing groundbreaking work that makes an impact on society at local, national and international levels. A member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Bristol is a top five UK institution for research (THE analysis of REF 2014).

University highlights

QS World University Ranking

  • 2012
    #28
  • 2014
    #30
  • 2015
    #29
  • 2016
    #37
  • 2017
    #41
  • 2018
    #44
  • 2019
    #51
  • 2020
    #49
  • 2021
    #58
  • 2022
    #62
  • 2023
    #=61
  • 2024
    #55
  • 2025
    #54

Student & Staff

Total students
29,715

24%
76%

International students
10,149

45%
55%

Total faculty staff
2,267

774
1493

Total students
29,715

24%
76%

International students
10,149

45%
55%

Total faculty staff
2,267

1493
774
2024
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