Cambridge tops The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017 ranking



The University of Cambridge has topped the list of best universities in the UK following the publication of The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017. Cambridge, followed closely by traditional rival Oxford, claimed first place for the fourth year in a row, and also finished top in 30 of the 67 subjects evaluated by the ranking.


The top five remained the same as 2016, with only St Andrews (currently third) and Durham (currently fourth) swapping places. Other notable risers in the top 50 included SOAS (up nine places to 35th), Harper Adams (up 13 places to 36th) and Liverpool Hope (up 30 places to 49th).

The Times and Sunday Times ranking measures student satisfaction, teaching quality, research quality, entry qualifications, graduate job prospects, degree outcomes achieved, student-staff ratios, services and facilities spend and completion rates.


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The Times and Sunday Times 2017 Top Ten

  1. University of Cambridge
  2. University of Oxford
  3. University of St Andrews
  4. Durham University
  5. Imperial College London
  6. University College London
  7. University of Warwick
  8. London School of Economics and Political Science
  9. University of Exeter / Lancaster University

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