About southampton university

University of Southampton is ranked #97 in Best Global Universities. Schools are ranked according to their performance across a set of widely accepted indicators of excellence. Read more about how we rank schools. The University of Southampton is a medium-sized Russell Group university of around 22,000 students, located on the south coast of England. It’s on a split campus that has locations throughout the city of Southampton. Though it’s best known for its engineering courses, in fact it offers courses in a range of subjects, and even has a hospital and ocean centre for courses in these areas.