8 June 2017
The latest QS World University Rankings has listed SOAS University of London as one of the most international universities in the world. The rankings have scored SOAS 13 in the world and fifth in the UK for international students.
In addition, the School’s ranking for international faculty is more than five times (54.3) the global average (9.5) making it third in the UK. The proportion of International students at SOAS (53.7) is around five times the global average (10.3) and the ratio between academic staff and students also remains high (9.8 staff per 100 students) compared to the global average (7.7).
This follows news of SOAS’s international ranking in the Times Higher Education International student table 2017 where it was ranked 6th in world (54.3%) for the highest percentage of international students.
In the 2018 Guardian Guide, SOAS rose to fourth place in London for both satisfaction with teaching and for the overall quality of its courses.