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 2017Times 2017Institution
11University of Cambridge
22University of Oxford
33University of St Andrews
414University of Surrey
1012University of Bath
64Durham University
97University of Warwick
75Imperial College London
119University of Exeter
89Lancaster University
411Loughborough University
146University College London
128London School of Economics and Political Science
1621University of Southampton
1547Coventry University
2323University of Kent
1316University of Birmingham
2737Heriot-Watt University
2018University of Sussex
2237University of Edinburgh
2415University of East Anglia
1917University of York
1613University of Leeds
2629University of Glasgow
3231University of Reading
3035SOAS, University of London
3346Cardiff University
2520University of Nottingham
3132University of Manchester
3722Newcastle University
2152Falmouth University
4725University of Leicester
5148University of Strathclyde
2933Aston University
3819University of Bristol
4227King’s College London
1850City University London
2828University of Dundee
3440Queen Mary University of London
4534Royal Holloway, University of London
3644University of Aberdeen
3442University of Keele
4124University of Sheffield
53109University of the Arts London
4826Queen’s University Belfast
4486Robert Gordon University
6230University of Essex
5769Oxford Brookes University
4359University of Portsmouth
4654Goldsmiths, University of London
5357Nottingham Trent University
3944Swansea University
3953University for the Creative Arts
7754Brunel University London
7165University of Hull
5651University of Lincoln
7271University of Gloucestershire
5561Bangor University
8486Liverpool John Moores University
5939University of Liverpool
7777University of Huddersfield
6675Bath Spa University
7397University of Northampton
7962Bournemouth University
7093Edinburgh Napier University
5843University of Stirling
6167De Montfort University
91104University of Brighton
5065Northumbria University
6458Edge Hill University
6581University of Chester
7582University of Chichester
5276University of Bradford
4883University of Derby
8679Sheffield Hallam University
6372University of Winchester
101101Queen Margaret University
6072Manchester Metropolitan University
9078University of Roehampton
9491University of Hertfordshire
6860University of the West of England
7474Middlesex University
7968Ulster University
6992Staffordshire University
8896Leeds Trinity University
87101University of Central Lancashire
10593Birmingham City University
7680Plymouth University
66108Anglia Ruskin University
9999Glasgow Caledonian University
8398University of Salford
102101Teesside University
98107University of Greenwich
8585Abertay University
9684University of West London
9189Cardiff Metropolitan University
117119University of Cumbria
88122Kingston University
113121University of Bedfordshire
97126University of Suffolk
106116St Mary’s University, Twickenham
112117University of Westminster
109114Canterbury Christ Church University
119125Glyndwr University
7949Liverpool Hope University
93124University of Bolton
115123University of East London
104110York St John University
9590University of Worcester
79100University of Sunderland
10856Aberystwyth University
107120London South Bank University
110112Newman University, Birmingham
111115University of South Wales
100110Southampton Solent University
103106University of the West of Scotland
114112Leeds Beckett University
118127London Metropolitan University
116118Buckinghamshire New University
N/A41University of Buckingham
N/A64Arts University Bournemouth
N/A95Bishop Grosseteste University
N/A105Plymouth Marjon University (St Mark & St John)
N/A128University of the Highlands and Islands
N/A36Harper Adams University
N/A63Royal Agricultural University
N/A70St George’s University of London
N/A88Norwich University of the Arts