Complete University Guide 2020
- 34th in the UK (overall)
- 20th in the UK for Good Honours
- 25th in the UK for Degree Completion
The Guardian University Guide 2020
- 36th in the UK (overall)
- 1st in the UK for Value Added
- Top 10 in the UK for Continuation
The Guardian University Guide has ranked Aston University as 1st in the UK for 'value added'. This is a reflection of the effectiveness of the supportive environment, excellent teaching and opportunities to develop that students experience at Aston University, both within and outside of their course.
The value added score looks at students' qualifications before they enter university and their achievements when they graduate. To achieve a good value added score, a university must have real growth from students' entry qualifications to their final degree classification.
The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019
- 56th in the UK (overall)
- 26th in the UK for First/2:1s
- 33rd in the UK for Completion Rate