University of Southampton
#263 Overall Influence

University of Southampton

Research university located in Southampton, United Kingdom

About This School

How does this school stack up?

The University of Southampton is a research university in Southampton, England. The university’s origins date back to the founding of the Hartley Institution in 1862. In 1902, the Institution developed into the Hartley University College, awarding degrees from the University of London. On 29 April 1952, the institution was granted full university status, allowing it to award its own degrees.

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What is University of Southampton known for?

#71 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#99 World Rank
Computer Science
#136 World Rank
Engineering
#147 World Rank
Chemistry
#193 World Rank
Economics
#195 World Rank
Physics
#203 World Rank
Mathematics
#208 World Rank
Social Work
#235 World Rank
Biology
#257 World Rank
Medical
#299 World Rank
Nursing
#301 World Rank
Anthropology
#306 World Rank
Psychology
#338 World Rank
Law
#344 World Rank
Communications
#353 World Rank
Education
#373 World Rank
Business
#375 World Rank
Political Science
#378 World Rank
History
#448 World Rank
Philosophy
#513 World Rank
Literature
#538 World Rank
Sociology
#554 World Rank
Religious Studies
#3251 World Rank
Criminal Justice

Influential People

Who are University of Southampton's Most influential alumni?

University of Southampton's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Earth Sciences, Computer Science, and Engineering. University of Southampton’s most academically influential people include Stephen Baxter, Darren Naish, and Wendy Hall.

Stephen Baxter
Stephen Baxter

British writer

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Darren Naish
Darren Naish

British palaeontologist

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Wendy Hall
Wendy Hall

British computer scientist

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Stanley Pons

American scientist

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Kevin Laland

Evolutionary biologist

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David N. Payne

British physicist

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Adrian Newey
Adrian Newey

British Formula One engineer

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Chris Packham
Chris Packham

British naturalist

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John Crook
John Crook

British ethologist

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Tony Radakin
Tony Radakin

Royal Navy admiral

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Tim Thornton
Tim Thornton

Bishop of Truro; Bishop of Sherborne

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Anjem Choudary
Anjem Choudary

British Muslim hate preacher

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