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
University of Cambridge England 1 1 1
Oxford University England 1 2 2
University of St Andrews Scotland 3 3 4
Imperial College London England 4 5 6
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) England 5 7 3
Durham University England 6 8 5
University of Exeter England 7 12 10
University of Warwick England 8 9 7
University College London (UCL) England 9 11 9
University of Bath England 10 8
University of Surrey England 11 6 12
Lancaster University England 12 10 11
Loughborough University England 13 15 13
University of East Anglia England 14 14 15
University of Birmingham England 15 17 17
University of York England 16 16 14
University of Leeds England 17 28 23
University of Sussex England 18 19 16
University of Bristol England 19 34 18
University of Leicester England 20 21 19
University of Sheffield England 21 37 26
University of Edinburgh Scotland 22 18 21
Newcastle University England 22 28 20
University of Nottingham England 22 22 23
University of Southampton England 25 43 38
University of Glasgow Scotland 26 25 30
Cardiff University Wales 27 26 23
University of Manchester England 28 33 28
King's College London (University of London) England 29 40 28
University of Kent England 30 20 22
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) England 31 24 35
University of Essex England 32 54 39
University of Reading England 33 30 37
Aston University England 34 22 27
Royal Holloway, University of London England 34 36 33
University of Liverpool England 36 31
Queen Mary, University of London England 37 32 36
Queen's University, Belfast Northern Ireland 38 46 31
University of Strathclyde Scotland 39 38 41
Keele University England 40 41 43
Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh Scotland 41 13 33
Coventry University England 42 27 51
Swansea University Wales 43 57 42
?University of Aberdeen Scotland 44 41 44
University of Dundee Scotland 45 47 49
City University England 46 35 40
Brunel University England 47 52 47
University of Buckingham England 48 61
Oxford Brookes University England 49 39 48
Bangor University Wales 50 82 64
Falmouth University England 51 53 55
Nottingham Trent University England 52 57 52
University of Stirling Scotland 53 63 45
De Montfort University England 54 85 71
Goldsmiths, University of London England 55 48 50
University of Northampton England 56 44 73
University of Portsmouth England 57 55 63
University of Hull England 58 75 66
Arts University Bournemouth England 59 57
University of Lincoln England 60 65 55
University of Winchester England 61 59 59
Sheffield Hallam University England 62 73 66
Harper Adams University 63 84
Robert Gordon University Scotland 64 51 54
University of Chichester England 65 80 76
Northumbria University England 66 60 58
University of West England, Bristol England 68 49 53
University of Ulster Northern Ireland 69 93 84
Bath Spa University England 70 69 69
Liverpool John Moores University England 71 80 81
Edge Hill University England 72 75 89
The University of Roehampton England 73 100 93
University for the Creative Arts England 74 62
Middlesex University England 75 86 94
University of Bradford England 76 83 77
University of Huddersfield England 77 56 70
University of Hertfordshire England 79 66 60
Plymouth University England 80 68 79
University of Derby England 81 50 87
University of Brighton England 82 62 73
University of Gloucestershire England 83 74 91
Glasgow Caledonian University Scotland 84 91 72
University of the Arts, London England 85 31 66
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh Scotland 86 69 80
York St John University England 87 89 95
Bournemouth University England 88 71 65
Manchester Metropolitan University England 89 71 73
Cardiff Metropolitan University Wales 90 98 98
Birmingham City University England 91 88 82
Leeds Trinity University England 91 111 113
Aberystwyth University Wales 93 106 87
Teeside University England 94 84 96
University of Cumbria England 95 104 112
Canterbury Christ Church University England 96 92 103
University of Salford England 98 87 99
University of Sunderland England 99 77 108
Staffordshire University England 101 90 105
Bishop Grosseteste University England 102 118
University of St Mark & St John 102 109
Newman University Birmingham England 104 106
University of Greenwich England 105 94 84
University of Abertay Dundee Scotland 106 101 91
University of Worcester England 107 103 104
University of Bedfordshire England 108 115 117
University of West London England 109 97 110
Anglia Ruskin University England 110 105 116
University of Westminster England 112 95 96
Glyndwr University Wales 113 64 110
Southampton Solent University England 115 107 114
Kingston University England 117 98 107
University of West Scotland Scotland 118 110 119
University of East London England 119 109 122
University of Bolton England 120 113 121
University of the Highlands and Islands Scotland 121
London South Bank University England 122 112 120
Buckinghamshire New University England 114
University of Chester England 61 78
Edinburgh Napier University Scotland 78
St George's, University of London 46
Royal Agricultural University 83
Central Lancashire 90
South Wales 100
Buckinghamshire New 115
Leeds Beckett 102
London Metropolitan 123
Central Lancashire 67
South Wales 102
St Mary's, Twickenham 96
Leeds Beckett 108
London Metropolitan 116

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The Times Good University Guide

The Sunday Times University Guide

The Guardian University Guide

The Complete University Guide