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 2 2 2
Imperial College London England 3 8 4
University of St Andrews Scotland 4 3 5
Durham University England 5 6 5
University of Warwick England 6 6 7
University of Exeter England 7 9 10
University of Surrey England 8 4 8
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) England 9 13 3
University College London (UCL) England 10 12 13
Lancaster University England 11 10 9
University of Bath England 12 11
Loughborough University England 13 11 11
University of Leeds England 14 23 19
University of York England 15 22 17
University of Sussex England 16 14 14
University of Birmingham England 17 17 18
University of East Anglia England 18 20 16
University of Southampton England 19 19 21
University of Bristol England 20 35 15
University of Sheffield England 21 42 27
University of Edinburgh Scotland 22 20 20
University of Kent England 23 16 22
Newcastle University England 23 29 26
University of Nottingham England 25 28 25
University of Glasgow Scotland 26 24 30
King's College London (University of London) England 27 36 23
University of Leicester England 28 32 24
University of Manchester England 28 29 28
Aston University England 30 33 32
Queen's University, Belfast Northern Ireland 31 45 36
University of Reading England 32 25 29
Cardiff University Wales 33 27 31
Queen Mary, University of London England 34 38 33
University of Essex England 35 47 34
Royal Holloway, University of London England 36 40 34
University of Dundee Scotland 37 38 42
University of Buckingham England 38 69
Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh Scotland 38 18 37
University of Liverpool England 38 104 39
City University England 41 37 41
Swansea University Wales 41 52 45
Keele University England 43 42 46
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) England 44 26 43
?University of Aberdeen Scotland 45 41 40
University of Strathclyde Scotland 46 33 38
Coventry University England 47 15 48
St George's, University of London 48
Harper Adams University 49 60
University of Stirling Scotland 50 65 47
Bangor University Wales 52 57 58
De Montfort University England 53 65 54
Nottingham Trent University England 54 51 53
Oxford Brookes University England 55 48 54
Falmouth University England 56 31 70
University of Ulster Northern Ireland 57 82 66
Bath Spa University England 58 61 70
University of Portsmouth England 59 49 59
Brunel University England 60 53 49
University for the Creative Arts England 62 52
University of Lincoln England 62 54 51
Northumbria University England 64 68 60
University of Winchester England 64 75 86
Goldsmiths, University of London England 66 50 50
University of Hull England 67 54 63
Edge Hill University England 68 69 82
University of Chichester England 69 71 77
University of Huddersfield England 69 59 74
Robert Gordon University Scotland 69 46 63
Sheffield Hallam University England 72 74 72
University of West England, Bristol England 73 79 62
Liverpool John Moores University England 74 58 68
University of Bradford England 75 72 63
University of Hertfordshire England 76 79 75
Manchester Metropolitan University England 77 77 73
The University of Roehampton England 78 78 66
Aberystwyth University Wales 79 110 86
Arts University Bournemouth England 81 57
Bournemouth University England 82 63 54
University of Northampton England 82 61 83
University of Derby England 84 73 94
Middlesex University England 85 81 89
Plymouth University England 85 87 90
University of Gloucestershire England 88 54 80
York St John University England 89 107 99
University of Brighton England 90 67 76
Leeds Trinity University England 91 84 101
Glasgow Caledonian University Scotland 94 89 83
Staffordshire University England 95 83 103
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh Scotland 96 76 78
University of Abertay Dundee Scotland 97 93 95
University of Greenwich England 98 90 96
University of the Arts, London England 99 44 80
University of Worcester England 100 108 105
Teeside University England 102 91 98
Cardiff Metropolitan University Wales 103 95 79
University of Sunderland England 104 109 116
Birmingham City University England 105 86 88
University of Salford England 106 92 107
Canterbury Christ Church University England 107 101 106
Anglia Ruskin University England 108 88 115
University of Bedfordshire England 110 98 110
Kingston University England 111 97 104
Bishop Grosseteste University England 112 117
Southampton Solent University England 115 114 122
University of Westminster England 115 101 100
Newman University Birmingham England 115 112 120
University of West Scotland Scotland 118 115 118
University of Cumbria England 119 96 111
London South Bank University England 120 111 119
University of West London England 121 94 108
Glyndwr University Wales 122 103 123
University of Bolton England 123 105 121
University of St Mark & St John 123 112
University of the Highlands and Islands Scotland 126
University of East London England 127 106 124
Buckinghamshire New University England 119
University of Chester England 69 93
Edinburgh Napier University Scotland 64
University of Wales Trinity Saint David Wales 117 125
St George's, University of London 43
Royal Agricultural University 85
Central Lancashire 91
Liverpool Hope 97
South Wales 102
St Mary's, Twickenham 109
Buckinghamshire New 113
Leeds Beckett 114
London Metropolitan 126
Central Lancashire 85
Liverpool Hope 104
South Wales 113
St Mary's, Twickenham 100
Leeds Beckett 116
London Metropolitan 118

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The Times Good University Guide

The Sunday Times University Guide

The Guardian University Guide

The Complete University Guide