Cardiff University World Ranking - US News
Established in 1866, Cardiff University is a public research university with its main campus located in Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom. Few of the university’s academic facilities are also located at the Heath Park campus which is based at the University Hospital of Wales. Cardiff is the only Welsh member of the Russell Group of research-intensive British universities. The university is consistently ranked between 100 and 200 in the world by the four major international rankings.
Cardiff University comprises of 3 colleges: College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; College of Biomedical and Life Sciences and College of Physical Sciences. These colleges constitute of 26 academic schools. The university offers more than 300 degree programs in science, arts and humanities that are ranked nationally. The research quality of Cardiff University was ranked 5th overall in the UK in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, with some areas ranked top in the country. The impact of the university's research was also ranked 2nd in the UK.