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UK University Ranking 2024

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About the Top UK University Rankings Table

UK university rankings and league tables are highly competitive. There are over 160 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.

Whether you wish to study at a young university or an established Russell Group institution, university league tables allow you to get an overview of how the institution performs nationally.

Choosing the Best UK University

University rankings are an ideal starting point for you to fully begin your study abroad research. Important factors to consider when choosing a UK university include:

Rankings won’t tell you everything you need to know, though, and by clicking the profiles below, you can get a fuller picture of what each university excels in, including complete course lists, services for international students and accommodation information.

The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide is considered the most trusted quality indicator of undergraduate study at UK universities, and the 131 universities ranked in its 2024 edition can be found below.

UK University Rankings FAQ

You can select any of the universities listed below to learn more about services for overseas students, accommodation, subject rankings and their location within the UK. Once you have all of the information at your disposal, you can make an informed decision about where to apply.

There are over 160 universities in the UK, but not all choose to make themselves eligible for national rankings for various reasons.

The Higher Education Statistics Agency for 2020/21 revealed that 605,000 international students were studying in the UK.

UK universities have always prided themselves on being welcoming and warm places to study for overseas learners. Everything is done to ensure that international students are comfortable when they land in the UK.

Tuition fees and living costs vary greatly, but generally, the cheapest universities in the UK are in Scotland or the north of the UK.

International students can apply to study in the UK via UCAS with support from SI-UK.

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