Study in Leeds

Study in Leeds

By Anna Zielinska

Updated July 28, 2021 Updated July 28

Leeds for students

A new entry in the QS Best Student Cities ranking, Leeds enters in 55th place this year. Leeds is the largest city in the county of West Yorkshire, and is home to two top-ranking universities: University of Leeds and Leeds Beckett University.

This year, Leeds earns its highest score in the student view indicator, ranking 50th. This indicator is based on a student survey which collects responses from 85,000 students around the world. This high reflects a positive student experience, with students being likely to stay in the city after graduation.

Best universities in Leeds - QS Best Student Cities ranking: 55th

World ranking Institution
92nd University of Leeds 
1001-1200 Leeds Beckett University

More about Leeds

Number of universities ranked by QS


Highest-ranked institution

University of Leeds (92nd)



Average international fees (at ranked unis)


Desirability rank


Employer Activity rank


Affordability rank


Student View rank


To find out how each of the above categories is calculated, view the methodology

This article was originally published in July 2021 .

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