Founded in 1927, The University of Hull is one of the leading universities in UK, consistently ranked among the World's Top 500 universities. It is a Top 10 UK University and the Top University in Yorkshire for Student Satisfaction!

The university has the following Academic Faculties:
- Faculty of Science
- Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
- Faculty of Health and Social Care
- The Business School*
- Institute for Learning
- Hull York Medical School
- Postgraduate Medical Institute

* The Business School has achieved EQUIS and AMBA accreditations.

Ratings and Ranking Achievements:

- placed among 401-500th globally in the Times Higher Education - QS World University Rankings in 2007 and 2008.

- According to the Guardian University Guide, it is ranked 54th in 2007, 51st in 2008, 53rd in 2009 and 52nd in 2010.

- According to the Times Good University Guide, it is ranked 49th in 2007, 42nd in 2008, 45th in 2009 and 44th in 2010.

- According to the Independent/Complete University Guide, it is ranked 39th in 2008, 48th in 2009 and 52nd in 2010.

- 40th in the Daily Telegraph University Ranking 2007.

- Top 10 for student satisfaction among mainstream English higher education institutions for the fourth year running, rated 8th among mainstream universities in England in the 2008 National Student Survey (NSS). 20 out of 22 academic areas received 85% satisfaction rating by students.

- 4th for ‘Overall Satisfaction’ among all England’s mainstream universities and the best in Yorkshire in the second annual National Student Survey (2006). It was rated 1st in terms of satisfaction for its courses in Politics, Philosophy and Theology.

- Named the friendliest university in the country. Rated top in the friendly university league table (Friends Reunited 2005 Survey).

- Best UK Physical Sciences Department (NSS 2007).

- 3rd for Physical Science Department in the United Kingdom (NSS 2006).

- 45th in the Sunday Times University Guide 2008, moving up six places from 51st in 2007.

- placed among England's top 10 higher education institutions for teaching (Guardian 2008).

- 31st for Accounting & Finance (Times 2008).

- 49th for Business and management studies (Guardian 2009).

- 5th for Chemistry Department in the 2009 Guardian University League Table.

- 44th nationally in the RAE 2008 ranking by research power. Rated 6th out of 68 submissions under Allied Health Professions and Studies.

- placed among the top 10 universities nationally (and the North's top two) for graduate job prospects (Guardian 2008).

- ranked in the national top 10 for industrial connections, according to the 2007 Times Higher Education Supplement's Student Experience Survey.

- placed 5th out of more than 160 higher Education Institutions for student completion rates in a 'benchmarking' exercise carried out by the Higher Education Funding Council.

- General Engineering research is placed in the Top 20 in the UK (RAE 2001).

* Suggested Reading: UK University Ranking Profile

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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