UK University Rankings

UK University Rankings

The top ranking UK universities by The Time and Sunday Times.

UK University Rankings

Choosing a UK university

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:

  • University ranking
  • Subject ranking
  • Location
  • Cost of living
  • Student satisfaction
  • Research ranking
  • Percentage of international students

The Times and Sunday Times is considered the most trusted quality indicator of UK universities, and the 131 universities ranked in its 2020 edition can be found below.

UK University Rankings

Rank

Name

1

University of Cambridge

2

University of Oxford

3

University of St Andrews

4

Imperial College London

5

Loughborough University

6

London School of Economics

7

Durham University

8

Lancaster University

9

University College London

10

University of Warwick

11

University of Bath

12

University of Exeter

13

University of Leeds

14

University of Birmingham

15

University of Bristol

16

University of Glasgow

17

Harper Adams University

18

University of Manchester

19

Royal Holloway, University of London

20

University of Southampton

21

University of Nottingham

22

University of York

23

University of East Anglia

24

University of Dundee

25

University of Edinburgh

26

University of Sheffield

27

University of Aberdeen

28

Newcastle University

29

University of Liverpool

30

King's College London

31

Swansea University

32

University of Surrey

33

Heriot-Watt University

34

Cardiff University

35

Queen's University Belfast

36

University of Strathclyde

37

University of Essex

38

University of Reading

38

University of Sussex

40

Nottingham Trent University

41

University of Leicester

42

University for the Creative Arts

43

Arts University Bournemouth

44

SOAS University of London

45

Aberystwyth University

46

Keele University

47

University of Stirling

48

Aston University

49

Queen Mary, University of London

50

Coventry University

51

University of Lincoln

52

University of West London

53

Staffordshire University

54

University of Kent

55

Edge Hill University

56

Leeds Arts University

56

University of Portsmouth

58

UWE Bristol

58

Ulster University

60

Liverpool Hope University

61

University of Huddersfield

62

Manchester Metropolitan University

62

Norwich University of the Arts

64

Oxford Brookes University

65

Northumbria University

65

Sheffield Hallam University

67

St George's, University of London

68

Goldsmiths, University of London

69

University of Roehampton

70

Bangor University

71

University of Chichester

72

Falmouth University

73

City, University of London

74

De Montfort University

75

University of Central Lancashire

76

University of Plymouth

77

University of Hull

78

Liverpool John Moores University

79

University of the Arts London

79

University of Chester

81

York St John University

82

Queen Margaret University

83

Robert Gordon University

84

University of Greenwich

85

St Mary’s University, London

86

London South Bank University

87

Teesside University

88

University of Hertfordshire

89

Solent University

89

Royal Agricultural University

91

University of Derby

92

University of Buckingham

92

University of Worcester

94

Bournemouth University

95

University of Gloucestershire

96

Glasgow Caledonian University

96

Birmingham City University

98

Abertay University

98

University of Winchester

100

Brunel University London

101

Edinburgh Napier University

102

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

102

Bishop Grosseteste University

102

Plymouth Marjon University

105

University of Bradford

106

Kingston University

107

Middlesex University

108

University of the West of Scotland

109

University of Sunderland

110

Bath Spa University

111

University of Salford

112

Cardiff Metropolitan University

113

Bucks New University

114

University of South Wales

115

Newman University, Birmingham

116

University of Northampton

117

Leeds Trinity University

118

Canterbury Christ Church University

119

University of Westminster

120

Anglia Ruskin University

121

University of Cumbria

122

University of Brighton

123

Leeds Beckett University

124

University of Wolverhampton

125

University of Bolton

126

London Metropolitan University

127

University of East London

128

University of Bedfordshire

129

University of Suffolk

130

Wrexham Glyndwr University

131

Ravensbourne University London

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