The University of Nottingham is placed =75th in the world and in the top 1% of Universities internationally by the latest (2016) QS World University Rankings
In UK league tables, the University has maintained its position in the top 30 UK Universities for 2016/7.
- The Complete University Guide 2017: 21st
- The Times Good University Guide 2016: 25th
- The Guardian University Guide 2017: 25th
The University of Nottingham was also shortlisted for the Times Higher Education ‘University of the Year’ in 2009, 2011 and 2012 and has been shortlisted again in 2016.
The Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey (published April 2015), which polls student opinion on 21 aspects of university life, placed Nottingham 12th in the UK.
The University of Nottingham was awarded a place in the 101-150 ranking group by ShanghaiRanking's World Top 500 Universities.
The Times Good University Guide 2016 states:
"… Nottingham is the nearest Britain has to a truly global university... It promises an outstanding student experience and a 'distinct' approach to internationalisation, which rests on full-scale campuses in China and Malaysia, as well as a large presence in its home city. Nottingham is popular with students and employers alike: in the top five for the volume of applications and it is one of the two universities most targeted by recruiters from The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers."