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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.

"University of East Anglia"

8. University of East Anglia

Remaining in eighth place, the University of East Anglia now has over 15,000 students, but when it opened in 1963, it had just 87. Known for its Grade II-listed campus, the iconic ziggurats at UEA also feature on the album cover for rap artist the Streets. The university also regularly scores well for students leaving with a Good Honours of a 2:1 or higher.