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

Copyright for all the data in this table is owned by the producers of the rankings who can be visited here:

The Times Good University Guide

The Sunday Times University Guide

The Guardian University Guide

The Complete University Guide