Awards and league table success

Exeter is one of the top universities in the world

  • Exeter is amongst the top 150 universities worldwide according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, the most influential global league table. 
  • We are 6th in the UK, 9th in Europe and top 40 in the world in the CWTS Leiden Ranking, when the quality of publications is taken into account. The Leiden Ranking offers key insights into the scientific performance of more than 900 major universities worldwide.
  • The University is ranked 154th in the QS World University Rankings.

Exeter is a top UK university, according to all of the main higher education league tables

Each league table ranks more than 100 UK higher education institutions.

The Queen's Anniversary Prize

The University has three times been awarded a prestigious Queen's Anniversary Prize. The most recent award was made to a team of scientists who have transformed the lives of hundreds of diabetes sufferers.

This is the second Queen's prize won by a member of staff at the Peninsula Medical School. The Dean, Professor John Tooke, won a Queen's Prize in 1996 also for work on diabetes. It is the third Prize won by the University.