Top Ten Universities with the Best Student-Staff Ratio (non-Russell Group) 2020

The more staff a university has in relation to its students, the more likely it is that students will get an engaging learning experience. This countdown shows the universities with the best student to staff ratio.

Overall reputations and rankings aren’t all that students should consider when choosing a university, so this Top Ten excludes the Russell Group universities, highlighting strengths of universities that might otherwise be underrated.

"University of Dundee"

10. University of Dundee

The University of Dundee is an established member of the top 50 universities in the UK and this year has one of the best Student-Staff Ratios of any non-Russell Group university. Dundee's origins stretch back to 1881 with the founding of University College, Dundee; for 70 years it was affiliated to the University of St Andrews but gained its independence in 1967. Today it has around 17,000 students.