Why Exeter?

Making the exceptional happen

  • No.1 in the Russell Group for student satisfaction 1
  • Ranked Top 1% of universities worldwide by The Times Higher Education
  • Rated a top ten UK University in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide


As one of the top one per cent of universities in the world and a member of the Russell Group, the education we offer you is exceptional; rigorous, ambitious, collaborative, and inspired by the world-changing research of the academics who’ll be guiding your learning.


Studying with us will help you build the future you want to see, by giving you both the skills to achieve the career of your dreams, and the attitude and belief to change the world.


Our students rate us 1st in the Russell Group for student satisfaction, but that’s not all. Our students are amongst the most passionate, engaged, and committed in the country, achieving excellence academically, sportingly, culturally, and socially.


We’re fortunate to be based in one of the most beautiful parts of the country, and our campuses are expansive, inspiring, and home to cutting-edge facilities. They are perfect places to live, study, and research.


  • 9th in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017
  • 94% of graduates in employment or further study six months after graduation 2
  • 5th in the 2016 British Universities and Colleges (BUCS) sports championship
  • 98% of research rated as being of international quality3

1 National Student Survey
2 HESA 2014/15
3 Research Excellence Framework 2014