UK University Rankings

UK University Rankings 2019

The 2019 Times and Sunday Times top ranking universities in the UK.

UK University Rankings 2019

Choosing a UK university

UK university rankings and league tables are highly competitive. There are over 150 higher education institutions to choose from in the UK, and it is important you have all the information on where to go and what to study before applying. Important factors to consider when choosing a UK university include:

  • University ranking
  • Subject ranking
  • Location
  • Cost of living
  • Student satisfaction
  • Research ranking
  • Percentage of international students

The Times and Sunday Times is considered the most trusted quality indicator of UK universities, and the 129 universities ranked in its 2019 edition can be found below.

UK University Rankings 2019

Rank

Name

1

University of Cambridge

2

University of Oxford

3

University of St Andrews

4

Imperial College London

5

Loughborough University

6

Lancaster University

7

Durham University

8

University College London

9

London School of Economics

10

University of Warwick

11

University of Leeds

12

University of Exeter

13

University of Bath

14

University of Birmingham

15

University of East Anglia

16

University of Nottingham

17

University of Glasgow

18

University of Southampton

19

University of Bristol

19

University of Manchester

21

Newcastle University

22

University of York

23

University of Surrey

24

Royal Holloway, University of London

25

University of Sheffield

26

University of Aberdeen

27

University of Dundee

28

University of Edinburgh

29

University of Essex

30

Swansea University

31

University of Liverpool

32

Cardiff University

33

Harper Adams University

33

University for the Creative Arts

35

Heriot-Watt University

37

Nottingham Trent University

38

University of Leicester

38

Queen's University Belfast

40

University of Reading

41

University of Sussex

42

University of Lincoln

43

University of Buckingham

44

University of Strathclyde

44

University of Stirling

46

Coventry University

46

Queen Mary, University of London

48

Keele University

48

Aberystwyth University

50

Liverpool Hope University

51

University of Portsmouth

51

Arts University Bournemouth

53

SOAS University of London

55

University of Kent

56

Aston University

57

Staffordshire University

58

UWE Bristol

59

Edge Hill University

60

Ulster University

61

Northumbria University

62

University of Huddersfield

63

Bangor University

63

Oxford Brookes University

65

De Montfort University

66

Norwich University of the Arts

67

Sheffield Hallam University

69

Manchester Metropolitan University

70

University of Roehampton

71

Goldsmiths, University of London

72

University of Portsmouth

73

University of Chester

74

Liverpool John Moores University

75

University of Derby

76

Brunel University London

77

St Mary’s University, Twickenham

78

Bournemouth University

79

University of Winchester

80

St George's, University of London

81

University of Gloucestershire

81

University of Salford

83

University of West London

84

Falmouth University

85

Teesside University

85

Solent University

87

Leeds Trinity University

87

Birmingham City University

89

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

90

University of Hertfordshire

91

University of Worcester

92

University of the West of Scotland

93

University of Sunderland

94

University of Chichester

94

University of the Arts London

96

Robert Gordon University

97

Queen Margaret University

98

University of Bradford

99

University of Northampton

100

University of Greenwich

101

Glasgow Caledonian University

102

York St John University

103

University of Hull

103

Bath Spa University

105

Abertay University

105

University of Central Lancashire

107

London South Bank University

108

Cardiff Metropolitan University

110

University of South Wales

110

Kingston University

110

Middlesex University

113

Bishop Grosseteste University

114

University of Westminster

115

Royal Agricultural University

115

University of East London

117

Bucks New University

118

Canterbury Christ Church University

120

Edinburgh Napier University

121

University of Bedfordshire

122

Anglia Ruskin University

123

University of Brighton

124

Leeds Beckett University

125

University of Cumbria

126

University of Bolton

127

University of Wolverhampton

128

Birkbeck, University of London

129

Glyndwr University

130

University of Suffolk

131

London Metropolitan University

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