The University entered the top ten on the level of teaching in the seven subject areas in the recently released ranking of universities in the Complete University Guide 2017:
In addition, the University of Kent has entered the top twenty universities in 14 subject areas:
In the overall ranking University of Kent retains a leading position — it is located on the 23-th line of the list, comprising 127 institutions.
The University of Kent also ranks high in other rankings:
The prestigious ranking of world universities from the magazine Times Higher Education (THE) for 2015-2016, have placed the University of Kent within 10% of the most internationally-oriented universities and 66th place in the list of best universities in the world in terms of international cooperation. The placed the University 20th in the list of top British universities, compiled by results of the analysis of the three main national University rankings.
The University of Kent also took 17th place in the activity of research activities according to the system of certification of quality of scientific research in the UK "Research Excellence Framework" in 2014. The University conducts world-leading research in all subjects and 97% of scientific papers received from the REF rating of "international quality".