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 1 2
University of Cambridge England 2 2 2 1
Imperial College London England 3 6 4 3
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) England 4 3 3 4
University of St Andrews Scotland 5 5 7 5
University of Warwick England 6 4 5 7
University College London (UCL) England 7 7 8 6
Durham University England 8 16 6 8
University of York England 9 11 11 9
University of Bristol England 10 31 18
King's College London (University of London) England 11 21 15
Loughborough University England 12 10 13
University of Exeter England 13 14 19
University of Leicester England 14 14 12
University of Bath England 15 13 14 10
University of Nottingham England 16 19 16
University of Southampton England 16 25 20
University of Edinburgh Scotland 18 9 21
Lancaster University England 19 12 10
University of Glasgow Scotland 20 20 17
Newcastle University England 20 43 27
University of Sheffield England 22 37 26
University of East Anglia England 23 40 33
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) England 24 8 9
University of Birmingham England 25 30 24
?University of Aberdeen Scotland 26 23 39
University of Manchester England 27 24 28
Aston University England 28 18 23
Cardiff University Wales 29 33 37
Royal Holloway, University of London England 30 35 22
University of Leeds England 31 27 32
Queen's University, Belfast Northern Ireland 31 46 34
University of Reading England 31 39 38
University of Liverpool England 34 44 42
University of Strathclyde Scotland 35 29 31
University of Kent England 36 28 35
Queen Mary, University of London England 37 47 43
University of Sussex England 38 34 29
University of Surrey England 39 22 30
University of Stirling Scotland 40 32 36
Keele University England 41 40
University of Essex England 42 36 25
Aberystwyth University Wales 43 69 45
University of Dundee Scotland 44 17 52
University of Hull England 45 53 48
Goldsmiths, University of London England 46 42 44
Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh Scotland 47 52 49
Swansea University Wales 48 83 47
University of Bradford England 49 63 50
City University England 50 26 46
Bangor University Wales 51 61 56
Brunel University England 52 54 41
University of Ulster Northern Ireland 53 59 51
Robert Gordon University Scotland 54 50 61
Oxford Brookes University England 55 57 59
Nottingham Trent University England 56 41 53
Bournemouth University England 57 38 57
University of Gloucestershire England 58 59 58
University of Chichester England 59 87 71
University of Brighton England 60 63 67
University of Portsmouth England 61 73 60
Plymouth University England 62 48 70
University of Central Lancashire England 63 62 63
Edinburgh Napier University Scotland 64 49 78
University of West England, Bristol England 65 66 66
University of Winchester England 66 95 74
Staffordshire University England 67 67 81
Glasgow Caledonian University Scotland 68 55 96
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh Scotland 68 68 76
University of Wales Trinity Saint David Wales 70 115 101
Birmingham City University England 71 56 69
Bath Spa University England 72 65 75
Northumbria University England 73 76 73
Coventry University England 74 75 85
University of the Arts, London England 75 45 55
Sheffield Hallam University England 76 78 80
De Montfort University England 77 82 64
University of Glamorgan 77
University of Hertfordshire England 79 100 54
Canterbury Christ Church University England 80 89 91
University of Worcester England 81 93
University of Sunderland England 82 72 79
University of Salford England 83 86 72
University of Northampton England 84 79 94
Cardiff Metropolitan University Wales 85 77 65
University of Chester England 86 80 90
The University of Roehampton England 86 106 77
Teeside University England 88 81 102
University of Bedfordshire England 89 91 86
University of Huddersfield England 90 89 105
York St John University England 91 97
Manchester Metropolitan University England 92 92 88
Kingston University England 93 88 89
Liverpool John Moores University England 94 109 100
University of Derby England 95 98 103
University of Wales, Newport 96 84 84
Southampton Solent University England 97 109 95
Edge Hill University England 98 103 108
University of Cumbria England 99 95 104
University of Abertay Dundee Scotland 100 105 68
Leeds Metropolitan University England 101 97 98
University of Westminster England 101 102 92
University of Lincoln England 103 101 99
University of West Scotland Scotland 103 62
Middlesex University England 105 108 82
Anglia Ruskin University England 106 71 109
University of Wolverhampton England 107 113 107
Buckinghamshire New University England 108 114 87
University of East London England 109 111 106
University of Greenwich England 110 112 111
University of Bolton England 111 117 112
University of West London England 112 85 110
London South Bank University England 113 116 113
University of Glamorgan 83
Glyndwr University Wales 103
Newman University Birmingham England 51
Leeds Trinity University England 93
University of St Mark & St John 94
University of Glamorgan 58
Swansea Metropolitan University 99
St Mary's University College, Twickenham England 70

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The Times Good University Guide

The Sunday Times University Guide

The Guardian University Guide

The Complete University Guide