UK University League Table 2020: Results And Rankings

Want to know which are the best UK Universities to study at? Here are the rankings of the top UK Universities:

The ranking methodology is based on the following data sources:

  • The National Student Survey and the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.
  • The Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) which provides data for entry standards, student-staff ratios, spending on academic services, facilities spending, good honours degrees, graduate prospects, completion and international student enrolments.
  • Individual university reported data.
Ranking University Entry Standards Student Satisfaction Quality of Research Career Prospects
1 University Of Cambridge 224 4.09 3.33 86.7
2 University Of Oxford 215 4.1 3.34 83.4
3 St Andrews University 207 4.26 3.13 79.7
4 London School of Economics 189 3.67 3.35 86.1
5 Imperial College London 205 4.02 3.36 90.4
6 University Of Durham 194 4.01 3.14 84.8
7 University Of Lancaster 156 4.14 3.15 89.2
8 University Of Loughborough 157 4.18 2.95 86.8
9 University Of Bath 183 4.05 3.17 87.4
10 University College London 187 3.87 3.22 83.8
11 University Of Exeter 171 4.08 3.08 85.5
12 University Of Warwick 171 4.05 3.22 83.2
13 University Of Birmingham 163 4.01 3.07 85.3
14 University Of Leeds 164 4.09 3.13 81.2
15 University Of Manchester 168 3.98 3.16 80.4
16 University Of Edinburgh 189 3.84 3.18 77.3
17 University Of Bristol 177 3.95 3.18 80.5
18 University of Glasgow 196 4.06 3.1 85.4
19 Nottingham University 162 4.02 3.09 86
20 University Of Southampton 161 4.03 3.15 82.1
21 University Of East Anglia (UEA) 147 4.01 3.11 77
22 University Of Newcastle 160 4.03 3.09 85.8
23 Royal Holloway, University of London 141 4.02 3.09 73.5
24 University Of Surrey 156 4.04 2.98 80.6
25 University Of King’s College London 171 3.84 3.23 84.7
26 University Of Cardiff 158 3.99 3.27 81.9
27 University Of Harper Adams 134 4.09 2.66 72.5
28 University Of Liverpool 145 4.08 3.06 85.3
29 University Of Aberdeen 183 4.08 2.97 81
30 University Of York 157 4.09 3.17 81.6
31 University Of Dundee 168 4.16 3.03 81.4
32 University Of Sussex 148 3.91 3.01 80.4
33 University Of Sheffield 157 4.04 3.17 84.3
34 University Of Aston 131 4.02 3.05 79.2
35 University Of Swansea 130 4.08 3.09 85.3
36 University Of Heriot-Watt 162 3.94 3.06 79.2
37 University Of Queen’s, Belfast 150 3.97 2.99 82.4
38 University Of Nottingham Trent 134 4.14 2.59 81.7
39 University Of Strathclyde 198 3.95 3.04 79.7
40 University Of Reading 132 3.85 3.03 75.8
41 Queen Mary, University of London 144 3.88 3.18 78.6
42 University Of Lincoln 128 4.17 2.54 81.5
43 University Of Stirling 162 3.97 2.96 78.2
44 University Of Essex 111 4.08 3.05 73.8
45 SOAS University of London 154 3.95 2.82 69.8
46 University Of Leicester 133 3.97 2.93 74.9
47 St George’s, University of London 159 3.83 2.99 94
48 University for the Creative Arts 140 4.17 2.72 72.9
49 University Of Kent 134 3.99 2.95 78
50 University Of Northumbria 143 4.03 2.71 75.1
51 University Of Oxford Brookes 130 4.03 2.66 77.2
52 University Of Keele 127 4.15 2.88 81.7
53 University Of Coventry 126 4.13 2.67 80.5
54 University Of Portsmouth 115 4.11 2.75 85.2
55 University Of West of England, Bristol 125 4.18 2.7 76.1
56 University Of Manchester Metropolitan 133 4.02 2.74 71.1
57 City, University of London 142 4.05 2.95 72.9
58 University Of Ulster 128 4.14 2.91 70.9
59 University Of Edge Hill 133 4.11 2.22 76.9
60 University Of Staffordshire 119 4.18 2.2 80.7
61 University of the Arts, London 133 3.91 3.12 72.1
62 University Of Liverpool Hope 118 4.21 2.21 83.7
63 University Of Bradford 132 3.91 2.95 82.8
64 University Of Huddersfield 130 4.07 2.65 80
65 Arts University Bournemouth 154 4.07 2.3 80.3
66 Liverpool John Moores University 141 4.05 2.79 74.7
67 University Of De Montfort 110 4.13 2.67 83.2
68 University Of Queen Margaret 149 3.98 2.65 72.9
69 Brunel University London 126 3.88 2.67 70.7
70 University Of Bournemouth 122 3.95 2.72 68.2
71 University Of Aberystwyth 120 4.24 2.84 77.7
72 Goldsmiths, University of London 130 3.88 2.9 58.1
73 University Of Sheffield Hallam 119 4.07 2.76 73.5
74 University Of Hertfordshire 116 4.04 2.61 80.4
75 University Of Central Lancashire 132 4 2.51 76.9
76 Norwich University of the Arts 135 4.06 2.69 60.5
77 Glasgow Caledonian University 163 3.99 2.67 72.1
78 University Of Plymouth 135 4.1 2.74 73.5
79 University Of Falmouth 130 4.01 2.04 76.9
80 University Of Salford 130 4.08 2.54 73.1
81 University Of Roehampton 111 3.98 2.83 71.5
82 University Of Hull 126 3.96 2.7 76
83 University Of Bangor 125 4.16 2.99 67.4
84 University Of Greenwich 136 4 2.33 70.2
85 University Of Robert Gordon 153 4.04 2.35 81.1
86 University Of Edinburgh Napier 143 3.85 2.52 73.4
87 University Of London South Bank 115 3.95 2.52 87.7
88 University Of Chichester 122 4.07 2.5 64.8
89 University Of Middlesex 122 3.92 2.58 73.5
90 University Of West London 116 4.02 1.92 73.8
91 University Of Birmingham City 123 4.07 2.64 76.4
92 University Of Westminster 126 3.92 2.74 70
93 University Of Kingston 123 4.02 2.7 64.1
94 University Of Bath Spa 116 3.96 2.52 66.5
95 University Of Leeds Arts University 156 4.21 n/a 57.1
96 University Of Cardiff Metropolitan 122 3.98 3 65.5
97 University Of St Mary’s, Twickenham 118 4.13 1.98 72.3
98 University Of Derby 122 4.11 2.07 75.8
99 University Of Gloucestershire 120 4.09 2.38 72.6
100 University Of Teesside 117 4.08 2.58 80.9
101 University Of Chester 113 4.1 2.08 70.1
102 University of Wales Trinity Saint David 111 4.18 2.39 66
103 University Of Abertay 137 4.02 2.16 73.4
104 University Of West of Scotland 136 4.08 2.36 80.2
105 University Of Solent 118 4.1 1.63 70.2
106 University Of Winchester 112 4.04 2.32 64.2
107 University Of Sunderland 116 4.05 2.12 66.4
108 University Of Buckingham 121 4.24 n/a 81.5
109 University Of Worcester 118 4.11 2.08 74.7
110 University Of Northampton 105 4.01 2.09 67.8
111 University Of York St John 114 4.08 2.04 73.4
112 University Of Leeds Trinity 108 4.11 2.01 67.9
113 University Of South Wales 125 4.06 2.51 63.2
114 University Of Brighton 117 3.94 2.84 66.8
115 University Of Buckinghamshire New 115 4.1 2.19 67.6
116 University Of East London 107 4.11 2.71 65
117 University Of Canterbury Christ Church 108 3.99 2.38 64.4
118 University Of Anglia Ruskin 110 4.08 2.37 68.1
119 University Of Bishop Grosseteste 110 3.94 1.96 72.7
120 University Of Cumbria 123 3.92 2.13 72.4
121 University Of Leeds Beckett 112 4.06 2.16 63.1
122 University Of Bedfordshire 98 4.07 2.52 70.2
123 Royal Agricultural University 118 3.9 1.4 63.3
124 University Of Wolverhampton 110 4.03 2.31 68.7
125 University Of Newman 117 4.02 2.13 64.2
126 University Of London Metropolitan 99 4 2.44 69.1
127 University Of Plymouth Marjon 120 4.23 n/a 63.6
128 University Of Bolton 115 4.21 2.04 56.5
129 University Of Suffolk 116 3.9 n/a 64.2
130 University Of Wrexham Glyndŵr 94 4 2.15 63.1
131 University Of Ravensbourne 110 3.82 n/a 68.7

Source: Complete University Guide

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