The University of Reading is one of the UK's top research-intensive universities and placed among the top 200 universities in the world! It is a member of the 1994 Group Universities.

The university has 4 campuses: Whiteknights Campus, London Road Campus, Bulmershe Court Campus, and Greenlands Campus.

World Rankings:

- According to the Times Higher Education - QS World University Rankings, it is ranked 190th in 2006, 180th in 2007, 194th in 2008 and 191st in 2009.

- Placed in the rank range of 201-302nd globally in the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2009.

National Rankings and Awards:

- According to the Times Good University Guide, it is rated 31st in 2007, 25th in 2008, 31st in 2009 and 2010.

- According to the Complete University Guide, it is rated 29th in 2008, 38th in 2009, 35th in 2010 and 40th in 2011.

- 32nd in the Sunday Times University Guide 2008 (placed 31st in 2007).

- 45th in the Guardian University Guide 2011.

- 29th in the Daily Telegraph University Ranking (2007).

- 28th in the RAE Ranking by Research Power 2008. More than 87% of the University’s research rated as of international standing.

- 15 departments were awarded the rating of 5, while another five departments were awarded the top grade of 5* - Archaeology, English, Italian, Meteorology and Psychology (RAE 2001).

- According to the third annual National Student Survey (NSS), 88% of students were satisfied with their course at Reading – putting the university in the top 20 in England and in the top 23 nationally out of over 140 universities and HE colleges nationally.

- Awarded the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education in 1998 and 2005.

- Winner of the Queen's Award for Export Achievement in 1989.

* Suggested Reading: Britain's Top Universities
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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