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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.

"Leeds Arts University"

4. Leeds Arts University

In its second year featuring in the Main Table, Leeds Arts University maintains a strong Student-Staff Ratio. A specialist arts institution, it has been teaching art and design for 170 years before becoming a university in 2017. Workshops and studios are equipped to industry standards and run by highly skilled staff who contribute significantly to teaching.