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.

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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┬áthem below and visit their institution profiles to find out more:

Guardian 2018Times 2018Institution
11University of Cambridge
22University of Oxford
33University of St Andrews
45Durham University
512University of Bath
6=7=Loughborough University
6=4Imperial College London
89University of Warwick
96Lancaster University
10=19University of Surrey
10=7=University College London
1244Coventry University
1314University of Exeter
1410University of Leeds
1515University of Birmingham
1511London School of Economics
1716=University of York
1813University of East Anglia
1918University of Nottingham
2027University of Sussex
2158University for the Creative Arts
2231University of Kent
2320University of Glasgow
2423University of Dundee
2536=SOAS
2639Heriot-Watt University
2716=University of Bristol
2825University of Manchester
2932University of Reading
3026Newcastle University
3024University of Edinburgh
3269Falmouth University
3275=City, University of London
3447=Nottingham Trent University
3530University of Southampton
3650Keele University
3753University of Portsmouth
3838Queen’s University Belfast
3928=King’s College London
4021University of Sheffield
4028=Royal Holloway
4235Cardiff University
4334University of Leicester
4443Queen Mary University
4536=Swansea University
4640University of Aberdeen
4754University of Lincoln
4822University of Essex
4866Northumbria University Newcastle
5084Oxford Brookes University
5146Aston University
5257UWE Bristol
5241University of Strathclyde
5445University of Stirling
5481University of Derby
5661=Edge Hill University
5652Liverpool Hope University
5856University of West London
59115University of the Arts London
6065University of Huddersfield
6179Bournemouth University
6282Robert Gordon University
6355Bangor University
6483University of Gloucestershire
6463=Goldsmiths University of London
6698Abertay University
6742University of Liverpool
6763=Staffordshire University
6793Central Lancashire
7091Middlesex University
7196University of Sunderland
7272University of Chichester
7259Brunel University London
72113Anglia Ruskin University
7575=University of Bradford
7680Manchester Metropolitan University
7761=University of Chester
7886=Plymouth University
7992Teesside University
8070=Liverpool John Moores
81117Kingston University London
8147=Aberystwyth University
83116Edinburgh Napier University
8475=University of Hull
8570=Sheffield Hallam University
86124University of Bolton
8790Cardiff Metropolitan University
88102=University of Worcester
89109=Glasgow Caledonian University
9085University of Winchester
91112University of Brighton
92106=London South Bank University
9374University of Roehampton
9467=De Montfort University
95109=University of Greenwich
9673Ulster University
9794Bath Spa University
98108University of Bedfordshire
9988University of Salford
100102=Queen Margaret University
101105Birmingham City University
10289University of Hertfordshire
103100=Southampton Solent University
104100=University of the West of Scotland
10597University of Northampton
10599St Mary’s University Twickenham
107114University of East London
108106=University of Westminster
109111Canterbury Christ Church University
110121Newman University
11167=Leeds Trinity University
112104University of Wales Trinity Saint David
113122Birkbeck, University of London
114123Leeds Beckett University
115129University of Suffolk
116119=University of South Wales
117128London Metropolitan University
118125University of Cumbria
119118York St John University
120126Buckinghamshire New University
121127Glyndwr University
n/a33Harper Adams University
n/a47=University of Buckingham
n/a51Arts University Bournemouth
n/a60Norwich University of the Arts
n/a75=St George’s, University of London
n/a86=Royal Agriculture University
n/a95Bishop Grosseteste University
n/a119=Plymouth Marjon University