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Top Five Universities in the West Midlands 2020

Alter the Complete University Guide's League Table to see how universities compare within their region, whether overall or by subject. If you've got your heart set on a particular part of the UK but don't know which university, we can help.

Wanting to find the best university to suit you in the West Midlands? This diverse region contains large urban areas, very rural counties (Shropshire and Herefordshire), and everything in-between, along with highly-rated universities. Below is a countdown of the top five universities in the West Midlands:

"Keele University"
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5. Keele University

Keele University is situated in the heart of the UK, halfway between Manchester and Birmingham and its large campus, named one of the most beautiful in the UK, is home to a small and cosmopolitan community. Of the current top five universities in the West Midlands, Keele offers the best Student Satisfaction – perhaps down to great events like the Halloween Ball, Winterfest party, Christmas markets and WoodStoke, the annual summer party. Plus, there's an award-winning bar…

For student wishing to range further afield, the wilds of the Peak District are just 20 miles away, or there’s the thrill of nearby Alton Towers, the UKs biggest theme park.