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 3 2
University of Cambridge England 2 1 1 1
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) England 3 3 2 6
Imperial College London England 4 13 4 8
Durham University England 5 7 5 4
University of St Andrews Scotland 6 4 6 5
University College London (UCL) England 7 6 8 13
University of Warwick England 8 5 6 10
University of Bath England 9 9 10 3
University of Exeter England 10 10 13 7
University of Bristol England 11 18 11 11
Lancaster University England 12 7 9 16
University of York England 13 17 12 15
University of Edinburgh Scotland 14 15 16
University of Glasgow Scotland 15 14 17 19
Loughborough University England 16 11 14 12
University of Leicester England 17 19 20 25
University of Southampton England 18 22 15 21
University of Sussex England 18 27 21
University of Nottingham England 20 26 19 21
University of Sheffield England 21 42 28 18
King's College London (University of London) England 22 31 18 30
Newcastle University England 23 33 23 17
University of Birmingham England 24 30 23 13
University of Reading England 24 25 32
University of Surrey England 26 12 22 21
Royal Holloway, University of London England 27 39 26
University of East Anglia England 28 24 27
University of Liverpool England 29 45 31
University of Leeds England 30 37 34 26
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) England 31 29 30
Cardiff University Wales 32 40 36 19
University of Manchester England 33 41 29
University of Kent England 34 22 33 28
Queen's University, Belfast Northern Ireland 35 53 25 26
Aston University England 36 27 34
University of Strathclyde Scotland 36 34 37 24
Queen Mary, University of London England 38 36 42
?University of Aberdeen Scotland 39 38 44
University of Essex England 40 50 39
University of Buckingham England 41 16 55
Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh Scotland 42 20 40 9
Brunel University England 43 44 41
University of Dundee Scotland 44 43 43
Keele University England 45 50 46 29
City University England 46 21 38
Aberystwyth University Wales 47 81 58
Goldsmiths, University of London England 48 65 50
University of Hull England 49 69 56
University of Stirling Scotland 50 67 50
Robert Gordon University Scotland 51 35 52
University of Lincoln England 52 47 53
Oxford Brookes University England 52 48 45
Swansea University Wales 52 88 49
Coventry University England 55 46 65
Bangor University Wales 56 63 66
University of Huddersfield England 57 48 57
Northumbria University England 58 55 54
University of Chester England 59 52 68
University of the Arts, London England 60 31 48
University of Chichester England 61 61 67
University of West England, Bristol England 62 54 58
University of Portsmouth England 63 78 77
Plymouth University England 64 61 63
University of Gloucestershire England 65 59 74
University of Ulster Northern Ireland 65 88 60
University of Bradford England 67 91 71
University of Hertfordshire England 68 76 47
University of Brighton England 69 64 70
Bath Spa University England 70 71 75
University of Central Lancashire England 71 71 69
De Montfort University England 72 85 80
Edge Hill University England 73 75 94
Sheffield Hallam University England 73 83 72
Birmingham City University England 75 60 63
University of Winchester England 75 87 76
University of Sunderland England 77 57 89
Cardiff Metropolitan University Wales 78 66 79
Nottingham Trent University England 78 80 62
York St John University England 80 98 103
Bournemouth University England 81 55 61
Glasgow Caledonian University Scotland 81 91 81
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh Scotland 83 73 84
Edinburgh Napier University Scotland 84 73 91
Canterbury Christ Church University England 85 105 87
The University of Roehampton England 86 109 88
Teeside University England 87 78 97
University of Bedfordshire England 88 103 82
University of Derby England 89 70 98
Middlesex University England 90 94 83
University of Greenwich England 91 88 102
University of Salford England 91 84 78
Liverpool John Moores University England 93 98 90
University of Worcester England 93 98 107
University of Westminster England 95 93 73
University of Glamorgan 95
University of Cumbria England 97 102 98
Glyndwr University Wales 97 106 100
University of Northampton England 99 86 101
Staffordshire University England 100 96 108
Kingston University England 101 95 85
Manchester Metropolitan University England 102 108 86
University for the Creative Arts England 103 95
Leeds Metropolitan University England 104 112 95
Buckinghamshire New University England 106 116 93
Anglia Ruskin University England 107 77 106
University of Wales, Newport 108 111 105
University of West Scotland Scotland 109 107 113
University of West London England 110 68 109
London South Bank University England 111 104 109
University of Abertay Dundee Scotland 112 119 111
Southampton Solent University England 113 117 112
University of the Highlands and Islands Scotland 114
University of Bolton England 115 120 116
University of East London England 116 115 115
London Metropolitan University England 116 118 114
University of Glamorgan 91
University of Wales Trinity Saint David Wales 110 104
Falmouth University England 57
Newman University Birmingham England 101
Leeds Trinity University England 113
Courtauld Institute of Art (University of London) England 46
University of Glamorgan 81
University Campus Suffolk England 114
St Mary's University College, Twickenham England 97

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The Times Good University Guide

The Sunday Times University Guide

The Guardian University Guide

The Complete University Guide