Official List of UK Universities (Updated 2020/2021)

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Official List of UK Universities (Updated 2020/2021)

Here’s the official list of all universities in the UK. We have updated our list with 2020/2021 data. You can also find links to the official websites for all UK universities here.

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University of Aberdeen Official Website
Abertay University (formerly University of Abertay Dundee)Official Website
Aberystwyth University (Prifysgol Aberystwyth) Official Website
Anglia Ruskin University Official Website
Anglo-European College of Chiropractic Official Website
Archbishop of Canterbury, The Official Website
Arden University (formerly known as Resource Development International) Official Website
Ashridge Business School Official Website
Aston University Official Website
Bangor University (Prifysgol Bangor) Official Website
University of Bath Official Website
Bath Spa University Official Website
University of Bedfordshire Official Website
Birkbeck, University of London Official Website
University of Birmingham Official Website
Birmingham City University Official Website
University College Birmingham Official Website
Bishop Grossteste University Official Website
University of Bolton Official Website
Arts University Bournemouth Official Website
Bournemouth University Official Website
BPP University Official Website
University of Bradford Official Website
University of Brighton Official Website
University of Bristol Official Website
Brunel University London Official Website
University of Buckingham Official Website
Buckinghamshire New University Official Website
University of Cambridge Official Website
Canterbury Christ Church University Official Website
Cardiff Metropolitan University (Prifysgol Metropolitan Caerdydd) Official Website
Cardiff University (Prifysgol Caerdydd) Official Website
University of Chester Official Website
University of Chichester Official Website
City University London Official Website
Courtauld Institute of Art, The (degrees awarded by University of London)Official Website
Coventry University Official Website
Cranfield University Official Website
University for the Creative Arts Official Website
University of Cumbria Official Website
De Montfort University Official Website
University of Derby Official Website
University of Dundee Official Website
Durham University Official Website
University of East Anglia Official Website
University of East London Official Website
Edge Hill University Official Website
University of Edinburgh, The Official Website
Edinburgh Napier University Official Website
University of Essex Official Website
University of Exeter Official Website
Falmouth University Official Website
University of Glasgow Official Website
Glasgow Caledonian University Official Website
University of Gloucestershire Official Website
Glyndŵr University (Prifysgol Glyndŵr) Official Website
Goldsmiths, University of London Official Website
University of Greenwich Official Website
Guildhall School of Music and Drama Official Website
Harper Adams University Official Website
Hartpury University Official Website
Heriot-Watt University Official Website
University of Hertfordshire Official Website
Heythrop College (degrees awarded by University of London)Official Website
University of the Highlands and Islands Official Website
University of Huddersfield Official Website
University of Hull Official Website
Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine (also known as Imperial College London)Official Website
Institute of Cancer Research, The (degrees awarded by University of London)Official Website
Institute of Education, University of London Official Website
Keele University Official Website
University of Kent Official Website
King’s College London Official Website
Kingston University Official Website
University of Central Lancashire Official Website
Lancaster University Official Website
University of Leeds Official Website
Leeds Beckett University (formerly Leeds Metropolitan University)Official Website
Leeds Arts University Official Website
Leeds Trinity University Official Website
University of Leicester Official Website
University of Lincoln Official Website
University of Liverpool Official Website
Liverpool Hope University Official Website
Liverpool John Moores University Official Website
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine Official Website
University of London Official Website
London Business School Official Website
London Institute of Banking and Finance, The Official Website
London Metropolitan University Official Website
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Official Website
London School of Economics and Political Science, The (LSE) Official Website
London South Bank University Official Website
University College London Official Website
Loughborough University Official Website
University of Manchester Official Website
Manchester Metropolitan University Official Website
Middlesex University Official Website
NCG Official Website
Newcastle University Official Website
Newman University, Birmingham Official Website
University of Northampton, The Official Website
Northumbria University Newcastle Official Website
Norwich University of the Arts Official Website
University of Nottingham Official Website
Nottingham Trent University Official Website
Open University, The Official Website
University of Oxford Official Website
Oxford Brookes University Official Website
Plymouth University Official Website
University of Portsmouth Official Website
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh Official Website
Queen Mary, University of London Official Website
Queen’s University Belfast Official Website
Ravensbourne Official Website
University of Reading Official Website
Regent’s University London Official Website
Richmond, The American International University in London Official Website
Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen Official Website
University of Roehampton Official Website
Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance Official Website
Royal Academy of Music Official Website
Royal Agricultural University Official Website
Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (University of London) Official Website
Royal College of Art Official Website
Royal College of Music Official Website
Royal College of Nursing Official Website
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Official Website
Royal Holloway, University of London Official Website
Royal Northern College of Music Official Website
Royal Veterinary College, The Official Website
University of Salford Official Website
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London Official Website
University of Sheffield Official Website
Sheffield Hallam University Official Website
University of South Wales (Prifysgol De Cymru) Official Website
University of Southampton Official Website
Solent University Official Website
University of St Andrews Official Website
St George’s, University of London Official Website
University of St Mark and St John, Plymouth Official Website
St Mary’s University, Twickenham Official Website
Staffordshire University Official Website
University of Stirling Official Website
University of Strathclyde Official Website
University of Suffolk Official Website
University of Sunderland Official Website
University of Surrey Official Website
University of Sussex Official Website
Swansea University (Prifysgol Abertawe) Official Website
Teesside University Official Website
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance Official Website
University of the Arts, London Official Website
University College of Estate Management Official Website
University College of Osteopathy Official Website
University of Law, The Official Website
University of Ulster Official Website
University of Wales (Prifysgol Cymru) Official Website
University of Wales Trinity Saint David (Prifysgol Cymru Y Drindod Dewi Sant Official Website
University of Warwick Official Website
University of the West of England, Bristol Official Website
University of West London Official Website
University of the West of Scotland Official Website
University of Westminster Official Website
University of Winchester, The Official Website
University of Wolverhampton Official Website
University of Worcester Official Website
Writtle University College Official Website
University of York Official Website
York St John University Official Website
Blackpool and the Fylde College Official Website
Cornwall College Group Official Website
Grimsby Institute of Higher Education Official Website
Hull College Official Website
Leeds City College Official Website
New College Durham Official Website
Newcastle College Official Website
Warwickshire College Official Website

All data used in our official list of UK universities are sourced from the UK government’s official website.

Source: Gov.UK

Top 10 UK Universities - League Table

These are the top ten universities in the UK. These rankings are based on overall performance and are updated to 2021 rankings.

UniversityUK RankingTEF Rating
University of Cambridge1Gold
University of Oxford2Gold
University of St Andrews3Gold
London School of Economics and Poli...4Bronze
Imperial College London5Gold
Loughborough University6Gold
Durham University7Gold
Lancaster University8Gold
University of Bath9Gold
UCL (University College London)10Silver

Top UK Universities by Subject

Check out the following articles for full guides on the top UK universities for specific subjects. Our articles include league tables of top-ranked universities for the subject as well as our recommended courses.

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Most Expensive UK Universities

Our full guide on the most expensive universities in the UK breaks down the most expensive UK university by course and tuition fees.

UniversityUK RankingTEF RatingTuition Fees
University of Cambridge1Gold£22,227-58,038
University of Oxford2Gold£26,770 -37,510
University of St Andrews3Gold£25,100-32,910
London School of Economics and Poli...4Bronze£22,430
Imperial College London5Gold£32,000-45,300
Loughborough University6Gold£19,100-23,100
Durham University7Gold£21,730-22,900
Lancaster University8Gold£18,700-34,700
University of Bath9Gold£18,900-23,400
UCL (University College London)10Silver£19,970-34,660

Frequently Asked Questions

The University of Cambridge is the top UK university, ranked first overall in 2021 league tables.

The UCAS deadline for most programmes is 15 January in the year of admission. The deadline for applying to Cambridge, Oxford, and some subjects such as Medicine is 15 October.

You have to submit an application through UCAS, a centralised system for all applications to UK universities.

Most UK universities will require English language tests, criminal record declarations, health checks, entrance interviews and submission of a personal statement.

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