Top Ranking UK Universities

Learn more about the highest ranking universities in the UK, in accordance with the Times and Sunday Times University Guide.

UK universities are ranked on a number of factors including student satisfaction, graduate prospects, entrance qualifications, degree result achieved, student/staff ratio, services and dropout rate.

Top 20 UK Universities

University of Oxford University of Oxford

#1 University of Oxford

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Ranking 1
Location South England
Established 1096
Famous For Humanities, Law, MBA
University of St Andrews University of St Andrews

#2 University of St Andrews

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Ranking 2
Location Scotland
Established 1413
Famous For International Relations, Computer Science, Physics
University of Cambridge University of Cambridge

#3 University of Cambridge

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Ranking 3
Location Central England
Established 1209
Famous For Economics, Law, Science
London School of Economics and Political Science London School of Economics and Political Science

#4 London School of Economics and Political Science

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Ranking 4
Location London
Established 1895
Famous For Economics, Law, Social Science
Imperial College London Imperial College London

#5 Imperial College London

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Ranking 5
Location London
Established 1907
Famous For Science, Engineering, Medicine  
Durham University Durham University

#6 Durham University

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Ranking 6
Location North England
Established 1832
Famous For Law, Business, Engineering, English
University College London University College London

#7 University College London

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Ranking 7
Location London
Established 1826
Famous For Medicine, Science, Law
University of Bath University of Bath

#8 University of Bath

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Ranking 8
Location South England
Established 1966
Famous For MBA, Engineering, Humanities
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University of Warwick University of Warwick

#9 University of Warwick

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Ranking 9
Location Central England
Established 1965
Famous For Economics, International Studies, Law, Business, WMG
University of Edinburgh University of Edinburgh

#10 University of Edinburgh

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Ranking 10
Location Scotland
Established 1583
Famous For MBA, Veterinary Medicine, Engineering
Loughborough University Loughborough University

#11 Loughborough University

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Ranking 11
Location Central England
Established 1909
Famous For Sports, Engineering, Business
Lancaster University Lancaster University

#12 Lancaster University

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Ranking 12
Location North England
Established 1964
Famous For Art & Design, Drama, Management
University of Exeter University of Exeter

#13 University of Exeter

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Ranking 13
Location South England
Established 1955
Famous For Business, IT, Economics
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University of Glasgow University of Glasgow

#14 University of Glasgow

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Ranking 14
Location Scotland
Established 1451
Famous For Economics, MBA, Law
University of Bristol University of Bristol

#15 University of Bristol

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Ranking 15
Location South England
Established 1876
Famous For Engineering, Medical Sciences, Arts
University of Southampton University of Southampton

#16 University of Southampton

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Ranking 16
Location South England
Established 1862
Famous For Business, Engineering, Biology
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University of York University of York

#17 University of York

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Ranking 17
Location North England
Established 1963
Famous For Business/Management, TESOL, Economics, Biology, Psychology
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University of Strathclyde University of Strathclyde

#18 University of Strathclyde

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Ranking 18
Location Scotland
Established 1796
Famous For Business, Engineering, Physics
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University of Aberdeen University of Aberdeen

#19 University of Aberdeen

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Ranking 19
Location Scotland
Established 1495
Famous For Science, Engineering, Education
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University of Birmingham University of Birmingham

#20 University of Birmingham

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Ranking 20
Location Central England
Established 1900
Famous For Engineering, Economics, Medicine

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