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.

"Harper Adams University"

9. Harper Adams University

Harper Adams University has gone up 21 places in the Main Table this year, and the significant improvement to its Student-Staff Ratio will have contributed to that climb. The university, based in rural Shropshire, specialises in the teaching of agricultural courses. It has had the highest Facilities Spend score for the whole of the UK in the last three league tables.