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.

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5. Lancaster University

Lancaster University ranks in the top ten UK universities overall and has done so for the past five years. This year it moves into the top five for non-Russell Group Student-Staff Ratio. Lancaster is a collegiate university based on a single campus; it is also in the top ten for Graduate Prospects and is the highest ranked university in the North West.