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 Good University Guide is considered the most trusted quality indicator of undergraduate study at UK universities, and the 131 universities ranked in its 2022 edition can be found below.

UK University Rankings

Rank Name
1 University of St Andrews
2 University of Oxford
3 University of Cambridge
4 London School of Economics and Political Science
5 Imperial College London
6 University College London (UCL)
7 Durham University
8 University of Bath
9 University of Warwick
10 Loughborough University
11 University of Exeter
12 University of Glasgow
13 University of Edinburgh
14 Lancaster University
15 University of York
16 University of Bristol
17 University of Southampton
18 University of Sheffield
19 University of Aberdeen
20 University of Strathclyde
21 University of Surrey
22 University of Birmingham
23 University of Manchester
24 University of Leeds
25 Cardiff University
26 University of East Anglia
27 King's College London
28 SOAS University of London
29 University of Liverpool
29 Royal Holloway, University of London
31 Queen's University Belfast
32 University of Nottingham
33 University of Dundee
34 University of Reading
34 University of Leicester
36 Harper Adams University
37 Newcastle University
38 Aston University
39 Aberystwyth University
40 Ulster University
41 Swansea University
42 University of the Arts London
43 Nottingham Trent University
44 Bangor University
45 St Mary’s University, London
46 Queen Mary, University of London
47 University of West London
48 University of Sussex
49 Northumbria University
50 Glasgow Caledonian University
51 Falmouth University
52 University of Kent
53 University of Stirling
53 University of Chichester
55 University of Lincoln
56 University of Buckingham
56 University of Essex
58 Coventry University
59 Manchester Metropolitan University
60 Edinburgh Napier University
61 Oxford Brookes University
62 Robert Gordon University
63 Queen Margaret University
64 Heriot-Watt University
65 University of Portsmouth
66 City, University of London
67 University of Hull
68 Keele University
69 Edge Hill University
70 University of Plymouth
70 Liverpool John Moores University
72 UWE Bristol
73 University for the Creative Arts
74 Bath Spa University
75 Norwich University of the Arts
76 University of Huddersfield
77 York St John University
78 Cardiff Metropolitan University
79 St George's, University of London
80 Arts University Bournemouth
81 Bournemouth University
82 University of Derby
83 Plymouth Marjon University
84 Abertay University
85 University of Winchester
85 Sheffield Hallam University
87 University of Brighton
88 Liverpool Hope University
89 Leeds Arts University
89 Bishop Grosseteste University
91 University of Salford
92 Leeds Trinity University
93 Staffordshire University
93 University of Sunderland
95 University of Hertfordshire
96 Goldsmiths, University of London
97 University of South Wales
98 Kingston University
99 University of Roehampton
100 University of Chester
101 Leeds Beckett University
102 Teesside University
103 University of Worcester
104 Royal Agricultural University
105 University of Greenwich
106 University of Bolton
106 University of Suffolk
108 University of Bradford
109 Solent University
110 Birmingham City University
111 University of Central Lancashire
112 Hartpury University
112 University of Gloucestershire
114 Canterbury Christ Church University
115 Anglia Ruskin University - ARU
116 London South Bank University
117 University of Wales Trinity Saint David
118 University of Wolverhampton
119 Brunel University London
119 De Montfort University
121 Middlesex University
122 Wrexham Glyndwr University
123 University of Westminster
124 London Metropolitan University
125 Newman University, Birmingham
126 University of the West of Scotland
127 Buckinghamshire New University
128 University of Northampton
129 University of Cumbria
130 University of Bedfordshire
131 University of East London
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