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 7 3 3
University of St Andrews Scotland 4 4 6 7
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) England 5 8 5 5
Durham University England 6 17 4 6
University College London (UCL) England 7 5 9 4
University of Warwick England 8 3 7 8
University of York England 9 10 13
Lancaster University England 10 6 8
University of Edinburgh Scotland 11 15 11 14
University of Exeter England 12 14 24 17
University of Bath England 13 13 12 9
University of Bristol England 14 33 16 11
University of Leicester England 15 12 22
King's College London (University of London) England 16 25 13 10
Loughborough University England 16 9 21 16
University of Sheffield England 18 31 25 15
University of Southampton England 19 18 14 18=
University of Nottingham England 20 21 18 12
University of Sussex England 21 15 19
University of Birmingham England 22 30 23 18=
University of East Anglia England 23 19 28
University of Glasgow Scotland 23 23 26
Newcastle University England 25 37 29 20
University of Leeds England 26 35 27
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) England 27 11 15
University of Liverpool England 28 39 32
Aston University England 29 36 17
University of Manchester England 30 51 31
Royal Holloway, University of London England 31 41 30
University of Surrey England 32 20 33
?University of Aberdeen Scotland 33 33 44
Cardiff University Wales 34 46 41
University of Reading England 35 45 40
Queen Mary, University of London England 36 46 39
University of Strathclyde Scotland 36 25 35
Queen's University, Belfast Northern Ireland 38 56 35
University of Kent England 39 27 38
Aberystwyth University Wales 40 49 47
University of Essex England 41 43 37
Keele University England 42 44 43
Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh Scotland 43 32 34
University of Dundee Scotland 44 22 45
University of Stirling Scotland 45 27 52
Robert Gordon University Scotland 46 27 51
City University England 47 24 47
University of Hull England 48 59 56
Swansea University Wales 49 93 60
Brunel University England 50 75 46
Oxford Brookes University England 51 48 50
Goldsmiths, University of London England 52 58 57
University of Chichester England 53 42 53
Bangor University Wales 54 65 63
Nottingham Trent University England 55 53 49
University of Ulster Northern Ireland 56 79 54
University of Bradford England 57 74 61
De Montfort University England 57 73 65
Bournemouth University England 59 38 55
Northumbria University England 59 67 64
Plymouth University England 61 49 65
University of Lincoln England 62 72 71
University of Hertfordshire England 63 60 41
University of Gloucestershire England 64 64 62
Glasgow Caledonian University Scotland 65 79 79
Edinburgh Napier University Scotland 66 55 74
Cardiff Metropolitan University Wales 67 57 59
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh Scotland 67 63 77
University of West England, Bristol England 69 62 68
University of Central Lancashire England 69 69 72
University of Brighton England 71 78 73
Sheffield Hallam University England 72 71 68
University of Huddersfield England 73 54 67
University of Portsmouth England 74 85 89
University of Winchester England 74 96 76
Edge Hill University England 76 88 88
Staffordshire University England 77 69 80
University of Cumbria England 78 83 81
University of Sunderland England 79 52 93
Bath Spa University England 80 67 83
Birmingham City University England 81 66 58
York St John University England 81 90 78
University of Chester England 83 79 81
Coventry University England 84 87 75
University of the Arts, London England 86 70
The University of Roehampton England 87 106 87
University of Salford England 88 100 96
University of Northampton England 89 94 100
Teeside University England 90 79 105
University of Worcester England 90 92 102
Kingston University England 92 98 84
Glyndwr University Wales 93 95 92
University of Glamorgan 94
Manchester Metropolitan University England 95 104 89
University of Wales, Newport 96 99 89
Canterbury Christ Church University England 97 107 106
Liverpool John Moores University England 98 109 102
Leeds Metropolitan University England 99 101 85
University of Westminster England 100 105 94
University of Bedfordshire England 101 103 101
University of Abertay Dundee Scotland 102 110 98
University of Greenwich England 103 102 110
University of Derby England 104 91 104
Middlesex University England 104 112 97
Anglia Ruskin University England 107 84 106
University of Bolton England 108 116 112
University for the Creative Arts England 109 109
Southampton Solent University England 110 115 111
University of East London England 111 117 113
Buckinghamshire New University England 112 113 108
London South Bank University England 113 114 114
University of Buckingham England 20
University of Glamorgan 86
London Metropolitan University England 118 115
University of Wales Trinity Saint David Wales 60 99
University of West London England 77 95
Falmouth University England 40
Newman University Birmingham England 89
Leeds Trinity University England 110
University of St Mark & St John 108
University of Glamorgan 76
St Mary's University College, Twickenham England 86

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The Times Good University Guide

The Sunday Times University Guide

The Guardian University Guide

The Complete University Guide