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 2 2 2
University of Cambridge England 2 1 1 1
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) England 3 4 4 4
Imperial College London England 4 10 3 14
University College London (UCL) England 5 5 7 7
Durham University England 6 8 5 3
University of St Andrews Scotland 6 3 6 6
University of Warwick England 8 6 8 8
Lancaster University England 9 7 9 18
University of Exeter England 10 11 15 9
University of York England 11 12 15=
University of Bath England 12 14 10 5
University of Bristol England 13 25 11 10
University of Sussex England 14 11 19 19
University of Edinburgh Scotland 15 16 13
University of Nottingham England 16 19 17 15=
University of Leicester England 17 17 23
University of Sheffield England 17 33 26 13
University of Southampton England 19 28 14
Loughborough University England 20 9 19 11
University of Buckingham England 21 42
University of Glasgow Scotland 22 21 21 20
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) England 23 13 18
King's College London (University of London) England 24 30 16 17
Newcastle University England 25 31 24 12
University of Birmingham England 26 24 22
University of East Anglia England 27 18 27
Royal Holloway, University of London England 28 35 33
University of Surrey England 29 19 28
University of Leeds England 30 37 32
University of Liverpool England 31 49 30
University of Manchester England 32 41 29
University of Reading England 33 32 34
University of Strathclyde Scotland 34 29 40
Cardiff University Wales 35 39 37
Aston University England 36 34 25
Queen Mary, University of London England 37 36 36
Queen's University, Belfast Northern Ireland 38 50 31
University of Kent England 39 23 34
University of Dundee Scotland 40 26 43
University of Essex England 41 39 38
?University of Aberdeen Scotland 42 45 46
Aberystwyth University Wales 43 50 49
Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh Scotland 44 27 38
Keele University England 45 54 44
University of Stirling Scotland 46 44 45
City University England 47 22 41
Oxford Brookes University England 48 42 46
Swansea University Wales 49 94 54
Goldsmiths, University of London England 50 62 57
Brunel University England 51 82 50
Robert Gordon University Scotland 52 38 51
University of Hull England 53 75 62
University of Chichester England 54 58 56
University of Lincoln England 55 57 67
University of Ulster Northern Ireland 56 88 52
Bangor University Wales 57 79 78
Plymouth University England 58 47 53
University of Huddersfield England 59 53 58
Northumbria University England 60 55 60
University of Central Lancashire England 61 70 65
Bournemouth University England 62 42 62
University of Bradford England 62 86 73
University of Hertfordshire England 64 72 48
University of Gloucestershire England 65 61 75
Nottingham Trent University England 66 67 55
University of West England, Bristol England 67 59 61
University of Portsmouth England 67 85 81
University of Brighton England 69 73 68
University of Winchester England 69 69 70
Cardiff Metropolitan University Wales 71 71 68
University of Chester England 71 80 80
Edinburgh Napier University Scotland 71 52 84
Sheffield Hallam University England 71 65 62
Glasgow Caledonian University Scotland 75 74 76
Coventry University England 76 63 72
Edge Hill University England 77 78 98
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh Scotland 78 56 87
The University of Roehampton England 79 97 73
University of Sunderland England 80 48 91
Teeside University England 80 60 90
University of Cumbria England 82 89 86
University of the Arts, London England 82 59
Bath Spa University England 84 65 85
De Montfort University England 85 93 81
York St John University England 86 96 102
Birmingham City University England 87 90 66
Canterbury Christ Church University England 88 107 100
Staffordshire University England 89 77 99
University of Salford England 91 109 97
University of Northampton England 92 63 105
University of Glamorgan 93
Middlesex University England 94 75 71
University of Worcester England 94 106
University of Westminster England 96 87 77
Kingston University England 97 92 88
Manchester Metropolitan University England 98 108 93
University of Greenwich England 99 99 109
Liverpool John Moores University England 100 111 101
University of Abertay Dundee Scotland 101 106 95
University for the Creative Arts England 102 79
Glyndwr University Wales 102 102 104
Leeds Metropolitan University England 104 102 95
University of Wales, Newport 104 114 89
University of Bedfordshire England 106 102 103
University of Derby England 107 94 108
Anglia Ruskin University England 108 91 110
Southampton Solent University England 109 112 111
Buckinghamshire New University England 110 112 107
University of the Highlands and Islands Scotland 111
University of West Scotland Scotland 112 118 112
London South Bank University England 113 100 116
University of Bolton England 114 116 114
University of East London England 115 115 113
London Metropolitan University England 116 119 115
University of Glamorgan 83
University of Wales Trinity Saint David Wales 101 92
University of West London England 81 93
Falmouth University England 46
Newman University Birmingham England 97
Leeds Trinity University England 84
University of St Mark & St John 109
University of Glamorgan 68
University Campus Suffolk England 117
St Mary's University College, Twickenham England 82

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The Times Good University Guide

The Sunday Times University Guide

The Guardian University Guide

The Complete University Guide