When choosing a university, it’s well worth looking at how students rate studying there.

If you’re busy contemplating your future in higher education and finding it hard to narrow down your top choices, take a look at the highest scoring universities for student satisfaction in the UK.


10. Aberystwyth University

Student satisfaction: 92 per cent 

Aberystwyth is regularly ranked as the top institution in Wales for student satisfaction, and boasts a post-graduation employment rate of 92 per cent, which could go some way to explain why students love studying there so much.


9. Liverpool Hope University 

Student satisfaction: 92 per cent 

Liverpool Hope, situated in a leafy suburb of Liverpool, is a mini educational village – making the student experience unparalleled. The university’s history extends more than 170 years.


8. Harper Adams University

Student satisfaction: 92 per cent 

Set on a 550 hectare farm, Harper Adams is the leading specialist university tackling the future development of the planet’s food production, processing, animal sciences, engineering, land management and sustainable business.


7.  Bishop Grosseteste University

Student satisfaction: 92 per cent 

BGU has been in the historic heart of Lincoln for over 150 years, and boasts a green and pleasant campus mere minutes from the historical area of the city.


6. University of St Andrews 

Student satisfaction: 94 per cent 

St Andrews is Scotland’s oldest university, and is regularly near the top of rankings. Over the last 600 years, the university has established a reputation as one of the world’s leading research and teaching centres.


5. Keele University 

Student satisfaction: 94 per cent

Keele University is the largest campus university in the UK with 617 acres worth of estate for students to enjoy.


4. Courtauld Institute of Art 

Student satisfaction: 94 per cent

The institute’s location may help to explain its high scoring satisfaction rate – the Courtauld is based on The Strand by the north bank of the River Thames, next to Waterloo Bridge, in central London.


3. St Mary’s University College

Student satisfaction: 95 per cent

The river towns of Richmond, Kingston and Teddington are all within walking distance of St Mary’s, while the Twickenham rugby stadium sits on the university’s doorstep.


2.  The University of Law  

Student satisfaction: 97 per cent 

The University of law offers a range of professional law degrees and is immensely popular among international English law students thanks to its rich heritage and reputation for innovation and contemporary teaching practices.


1. The University of Buckingham  

Student satisfaction: 97 per cent

Britain’s first independent university scores 97 per cent. Undergraduate degrees at Buckingham only take two years to complete.