University Rankings Comparison

Tired of having to go to different sites to find out where your university ranks in the league tables? The table below compares UK universities across The Times, the Guardian, The Sunday Times and the Complete Uni Guide university rankings.

Click the headers to sort by your chosen ranking, the uni names to see their profiles, or the links below to visit the producers of the rankings themeselves.

Uni name Country The Times The Guardian Complete Uni Guide Sunday Times
Oxford University England 1 1 2
University of Cambridge England 2 2 1
Imperial College London England 3 3 3
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) England 4 6 4
University of St Andrews Scotland 5 4 5
University College London (UCL) England 6 5 6
University of Warwick England 7 8
University of Bristol England 8 14 7
Durham University England 9 17 10
King's College London (University of London) England 10 12 17
University of Bath England 11 9 9
Loughborough University England 12 9 11
University of Edinburgh Scotland 13 7 16
University of Southampton England 14 13 20
Aston University England 15 30 12
University of York England 16
University of Exeter England 17 34 17
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) England 18 11 24
University of Nottingham England 19 19 14
University of East Anglia England 20 46 20
University of Leicester England 21 21 20
University of Sheffield England 22 27 25
Newcastle University England 23 41 23
Royal Holloway, University of London England 24 37 13
University of Reading England 25 39 29
University of Birmingham England 26 18 31
Lancaster University England 27 22 19
Cardiff University Wales 28 22 27
University of Manchester England 29 16 31
University of Leeds England 30 20 37
University of Glasgow Scotland 31 32 30
?University of Aberdeen Scotland 32 26 33
Queen's University, Belfast Northern Ireland 33 29 28
University of Liverpool England 34 36 41
University of Sussex England 35 24 26
University of Essex England 36 43 34
University of Stirling Scotland 37 38 38
University of Kent England 38 49 36
Aberystwyth University Wales 39 67 43
City University England 40 28 48
University of Surrey England 40 25 35
University of Hull England 42 51 39
Queen Mary, University of London England 42 41 39
University of Strathclyde Scotland 44 31 41
Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh Scotland 45 47 44
Swansea University Wales 46 63 47
Bangor University Wales 47 57 46
University of Bradford England 48 43 49
Oxford Brookes University England 49 53 53
University of Dundee Scotland 50 33 45
University of Abertay Dundee Scotland 98 89
Anglia Ruskin University England 72 104
Bath Spa University England 81 70
University of Bedfordshire England 94 86
Birmingham City University England 61 67
University of Bolton England 110 91
Bournemouth University England 48 66
University of Brighton England 60 69
University of West England, Bristol England 75 77
Brunel University England 50 52
Buckinghamshire New University England 107
Canterbury Christ Church University England 79 85
Cardiff Metropolitan University Wales 74
University of Central Lancashire England 68 63
University of Chester England 86 84
University of Chichester England 99 79
Coventry University England 65 81
University of Cumbria England 104
De Montfort University England 103 88
University of Derby England 93 102
University of East London England 119 93
Edge Hill University England 109 113
Edinburgh Napier University Scotland 55 71
University of Glamorgan 68
Glasgow Caledonian University Scotland 45 61
University of Gloucestershire England 68 73
Glyndwr University Wales 118
Goldsmiths, University of London England 52 51
University of Greenwich England 114
University of Hertfordshire England 85 94
University of Huddersfield England 94 91
Keele University England 50
Kingston University England 76 82
Leeds Metropolitan University England 91 95
University of Lincoln England 117 109
Liverpool Hope University England 116 110
Liverpool John Moores University England 89 90
London South Bank University England 105 111
Manchester Metropolitan University England 96 98
Middlesex University England 119 107
University of Northampton England 92 95
Northumbria University England 87 75
Nottingham Trent University England 58 56
Plymouth University England 35 57
University of Portsmouth England 59 76
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh Scotland 56 58
Robert Gordon University Scotland 40 55
The University of Roehampton England 101 63
University of Salford England 84 62
Sheffield Hallam University England 80 78
Southampton Solent University England 113 106
Staffordshire University England 74 80
University of Sunderland England 82 87
Teeside University England 70 99
University of Wales, Newport 106 65
University of Wales Trinity Saint David Wales 97 59
University of Ulster Northern Ireland 61 54
University of West Scotland Scotland 101
University of the Arts, London England 59
University of West London England 102 103
University of Westminster England 97
University of Wolverhampton England 107
University of Winchester England 71
University of Worcester England 83
Newman University Birmingham England 78
Leeds Trinity University England 90
University of St Mark & St John 71
University of Glamorgan 64
Swansea Metropolitan University 112
St Mary's University College, Twickenham England 72
St Martin's College 104
Trinity College, Carmarthen 115

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The Times Good University Guide

The Sunday Times University Guide

The Guardian University Guide

The Complete University Guide