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