UK University Rankings

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:

The Times and Sunday Times is considered the most trusted quality indicator of UK universities, and the 131 universities ranked in its latest edition can be found below.

UK University Rankings

Rank

Name

1

Ranking-University of St Andrews University of St Andrews

2

Ranking-University of Oxford University of Oxford

3

Ranking-University of Cambridge University of Cambridge

4

Ranking-Imperial College London Imperial College London

5

Ranking-London School of Economics and Political Science London School of Economics and Political Science

6

Ranking-Durham University Durham University

7

Ranking-University College London University College London

8

Ranking-University of Warwick University of Warwick

9

Ranking-University of Bath University of Bath

10

Ranking-Loughborough University Loughborough University

11

Ranking-Lancaster University Lancaster University

12

Ranking-University of Glasgow University of Glasgow

13

Ranking-University of Edinburgh University of Edinburgh

14

Ranking-University of Bristol University of Bristol

15

Ranking-University of Leeds University of Leeds

16

Ranking-University of Southampton University of Southampton

17

Ranking-University of Strathclyde University of Strathclyde

18

Ranking-King's College London King's College London

19

Ranking-University of York University of York

20

Ranking-University of Aberdeen University of Aberdeen

21

Ranking-University of Exeter University of Exeter

22

Ranking-University of Sheffield University of Sheffield

23

Ranking-University of Manchester University of Manchester

24

Ranking-Queen's University Belfast Queen's University Belfast

25

Ranking-University of Birmingham University of Birmingham

26

Ranking-Royal Holloway, University of London Royal Holloway, University of London

27

Ranking-University of East Anglia University of East Anglia

28

Ranking-University of Nottingham University of Nottingham

29

Ranking-Harper Adams University Harper Adams University

30

Ranking-Heriot-Watt University Heriot-Watt University

31

Ranking-University of Liverpool University of Liverpool

32

Ranking-University of Surrey University of Surrey

33

Ranking-SOAS University of London SOAS University of London

34

Ranking-University of Reading University of Reading

35

Ranking-Cardiff University Cardiff University

36

Ranking-University of Dundee University of Dundee

37

Ranking-University of Leicester University of Leicester

38

Ranking-Aberystwyth University Aberystwyth University

39

Ranking-Swansea University Swansea University

40

Ranking-Queen Mary, University of London Queen Mary, University of London

41

Ranking-University of Stirling University of Stirling

42

Ranking-Newcastle University Newcastle University

43

Ranking-University of Essex University of Essex

44

Ranking-Ulster University Ulster University

45

Ranking-Aston University Aston University

46

Ranking-University of Kent University of Kent

47

Ranking-University of Sussex University of Sussex

48

Ranking-Keele University Keele University

49

Ranking-University of Lincoln University of Lincoln

50

Ranking-University of Chichester University of Chichester

51

Ranking-Coventry University Coventry University

52

Ranking-University of the Arts London University of the Arts London

53

Ranking-University of Hull University of Hull

54

Ranking-Oxford Brookes University Oxford Brookes University

55

Ranking-City, University of London City, University of London

56

Ranking-Norwich University of the Arts Norwich University of the Arts

57

Ranking-Edinburgh Napier University Edinburgh Napier University

58

Ranking-Edge Hill University Edge Hill University

59

Ranking-University of Plymouth University of Plymouth

60

Ranking-Glasgow Caledonian University Glasgow Caledonian University

61

Ranking-Goldsmiths, University of London Goldsmiths, University of London

62

Ranking-Northumbria University Northumbria University

63

Ranking-Robert Gordon University Robert Gordon University

64

Ranking-Bangor University Bangor University

65

Ranking-University of Roehampton University of Roehampton

66

Ranking-Queen Margaret University Queen Margaret University

67

Ranking-St Mary’s University, London St Mary’s University, London

68

Ranking-University of Chester University of Chester

69

Ranking-University for the Creative Arts University for the Creative Arts

70

Ranking-Nottingham Trent University Nottingham Trent University

71

Ranking-Manchester Metropolitan University Manchester Metropolitan University

72

Ranking-Sheffield Hallam University Sheffield Hallam University

73

Ranking-UWE Bristol UWE Bristol

74

Ranking-University of West London University of West London

75

Ranking-University of Huddersfield University of Huddersfield

76

Ranking-Staffordshire University Staffordshire University

77

Ranking-University of Sunderland University of Sunderland

78

Ranking-St George's, University of London St George's, University of London

79

Ranking-Arts University Bournemouth Arts University Bournemouth

80

Ranking-Cardiff Metropolitan University Cardiff Metropolitan University

81

Ranking-Liverpool Hope University Liverpool Hope University

82

Ranking-Bishop Grosseteste University Bishop Grosseteste University

83

Ranking-Birmingham City University Birmingham City University

84

Ranking-University of Wales Trinity Saint David University of Wales Trinity Saint David

85

Ranking-York St John University York St John University

86

Ranking-University of Worcester University of Worcester

87

Ranking-Falmouth University Falmouth University

88

Ranking-University of Portsmouth University of Portsmouth

89

Ranking-University of Bolton University of Bolton

90

Ranking-University of Bradford University of Bradford

91

Ranking-University of Buckingham University of Buckingham

92

Ranking-University of Greenwich University of Greenwich

93

Ranking-Liverpool John Moores University Liverpool John Moores University

94

Ranking-Abertay University Abertay University

95

Ranking-University of Derby University of Derby

96

Ranking-University of Gloucestershire University of Gloucestershire

97

Ranking-University of Hertfordshire University of Hertfordshire

98

Ranking-University of Salford University of Salford

99

Ranking-University of South Wales University of South Wales

100

Ranking-London Metropolitan University London Metropolitan University

101

Ranking-Kingston University Kingston University

102

Ranking-Plymouth Marjon University Plymouth Marjon University

103

Ranking-Bath Spa University Bath Spa University

104

Ranking-Leeds Arts University Leeds Arts University

105

Ranking-University of Suffolk University of Suffolk

106

Ranking-Bournemouth University Bournemouth University

107

Ranking-University of Winchester University of Winchester

108

Ranking-University of Central Lancashire University of Central Lancashire

109

Ranking-University of Northampton University of Northampton

110

Ranking-University of the West of Scotland University of the West of Scotland

111

Ranking-Wrexham Glyndwr University Wrexham Glyndwr University

112

Ranking-Leeds Beckett University Leeds Beckett University

113

Ranking-Solent University Solent University

114

Ranking-Hartpury University Hartpury University

115

Ranking-Anglia Ruskin University - ARU Anglia Ruskin University - ARU

116

Ranking-Royal Agricultural University Royal Agricultural University

117

Ranking-University of Brighton University of Brighton

118

Ranking-Teesside University Teesside University

119

Ranking-Buckinghamshire New University Buckinghamshire New University

120

Ranking-Canterbury Christ Church University Canterbury Christ Church University

121

Ranking-Brunel University London Brunel University London

122

Ranking-Newman University, Birmingham Newman University, Birmingham

123

Ranking-Middlesex University Middlesex University

124

Ranking-Leeds Trinity University Leeds Trinity University

125

Ranking-University of Cumbria University of Cumbria

126

Ranking-De Montfort University De Montfort University

127

Ranking-London South Bank University London South Bank University

128

Ranking-University of Wolverhampton University of Wolverhampton

129

Ranking-University of Westminster University of Westminster

130

Ranking-University of East London University of East London

131

Ranking-Ravensbourne University London Ravensbourne University London

132

Ranking-University of Bedfordshire University of Bedfordshire

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