UK University Rankings, A Complete List

Picking your university can feel like a daunting task. Your next three to four years and potentially your future career could be largely shaped by the institution you choose.

Related: Find out more about university rankings

You don’t have to make your decision without help however, and one of the most useful tools for comparing universities are university rankings. We have collated two of the highest regarded rankings, the Guardian University League Tables and the Times Good University Guide. Explore them below and visit their institution profiles to find out more:

Guardian 2022Times 2022Institution
12University of Oxford
23University of Cambridge
31University of St Andrews
45London School of Economics and Political Science
56Durham University
68University of Warwick
74Imperial College London
89University of Bath
97University College London
1010Loughborough University
1112University of Glasgow
1213University of Edinburgh
1311Lancaster University
1414University of Bristol
1521University of Exeter
1615University of Leeds
1716University of Southampton
1817University of Strathclyde
1919University of York
2020University of Aberdeen
2150University of Chichester
2226Royal Holloway, University of London
2318King’s College London
2439Swansea University
2545Aston University
2652University of the Arts, London
2722University of Sheffield
2823University of Manchester
2925University of Birmingham
3037University of Leicester
3135=University of Dundee
3251+University for the Creative Arts
3324Queen’s University, Belfast
3449University of Lincoln
3551+University of West London
36=30=Heriot-Watt University
36=51+UWE Bristol
38=51+Coventry University
38=35=Cardiff University
4030=University of Liverpool
41=51+Northumbria University
41=27University of East Anglia
41=51+University of Plymouth
4447University of Sussex
4551+Kingston University
46=51+University of Bolton
46=51+Oxford Brookes University
4848Keele University
4941University of Stirling
5046University of Kent

Updated January 2022