Falmouth University has retained its place as the UK's number one arts university in the latest Sunday Times Good University Guide. Falmouth was also placed 17th for its teaching experience, number 5 among universities in the south west and the 7th best modern university. Falmouth has been the number one creative arts institution in the UK for two years running, having only achieved university status in late 2012.
Falmouth's overall ranking is 56 out of 127 Universities surveyed.
Falmouth University is also one of the stand-out performers in the Guardian University Guide 2016. We climbed from 53 to 31 in the overall rankings, with our score for students in a career after six months higher than some of the other universities in the top 30.
Huge success in the subject rankings saw us jump 97 places from 112th last year to 15th this year for business, management and marketing. Other significant rankings include 9th for design and crafts, 11th for fashion and textiles, 13th for art and 16th for film production and photography. The Guardian University Guide offers a comprehensive assessment of undergraduate provisions across the UK. The league-table rankings include spend per student, student staff ratio, graduate career prospects and National Student Survey rankings.
Students have ranked us top for good environment on campus, good library and student welfare in the Times Higher Education (THE) Student Experience Survey 2015. The survey looks at the best universities for student experience, ranking them on 21 key areas based on answers from students across the UK. Falmouth came 11th overall, but was top for campus environment, student welfare and library (joint top), second for high-quality facilities and fair workload and third for accommodation (joint). Areas measured in the survey include high quality staff, good community atmosphere, good support and welfare, links to industry and library facilities.
Students voted Falmouth University as one of the UK's top universities in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2015. Falmouth University was named as fifth in the UK in the overall experience category. The awards rate 113 universities across a number of categories including accommodation, societies, courses and lecturers, job prospects, student union, facilities and an overall rating, which counts towards the title of university of the year. Falmouth was named as second for student support, fourth for facilities, fifth for course and lecturers, and eleventh for accommodation.