UK University Rankings 2023

Choosing a UK university

UK university rankings and league tables are highly competitive. There are over 150 higher education institutions to choose from in the UK, and it is important you have all the information on where to go and what to study before applying. Important factors to consider when choosing a UK university include:

The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide is considered the most trusted quality indicator of undergraduate study at UK universities, and the 131 universities ranked in its 2023 edition can be found below.

UK University Rankings 2023

Rank

Name

1

University of St Andrews

2

University of Oxford

3

University of Cambridge

4

London School of Economics and Political Science

5

Imperial College London

6

University College London (UCL)

7

Durham University

8

University of Bath

9

University of Warwick

10

Loughborough University

11

University of Exeter

12

University of Glasgow

13

University of Edinburgh

14

Lancaster University

15

University of York

16

University of Bristol

17

University of Southampton

18

University of Sheffield

19

University of Aberdeen

20

University of Strathclyde

21

University of Surrey

22

University of Birmingham

23

University of Manchester

24

University of Leeds

25

Cardiff University

26

University of East Anglia

27

King's College London

28

SOAS University of London

29

Royal Holloway, University of London

29

University of Liverpool

31

Queen's University Belfast

32

University of Nottingham

33

University of Dundee

34

University of Reading

34

University of Leicester

36

Harper Adams University

37

Newcastle University

38

Aston University

39

Aberystwyth University

40

Ulster University

41

Swansea University

42

University of the Arts London

43

Nottingham Trent University

44

Bangor University

45

St Mary’s University, London

46

Queen Mary, University of London

47

University of West London

48

University of Sussex

49

Northumbria University

50

Glasgow Caledonian University

51

Falmouth University

52

University of Kent

53

University of Stirling

53

University of Chichester

55

University of Lincoln

56

University of Essex

56

University of Buckingham

58

Coventry University

59

Manchester Metropolitan University

60

Edinburgh Napier University

61

Oxford Brookes University

62

Robert Gordon University

63

Queen Margaret University

64

Heriot-Watt University

65

University of Portsmouth

66

City, University of London

67

University of Hull

68

Keele University

69

Edge Hill University

70

University of Plymouth

70

Liverpool John Moores University

72

UWE Bristol

73

University for the Creative Arts

74

Bath Spa University

75

Norwich University of the Arts

76

University of Huddersfield

77

York St John University

78

Cardiff Metropolitan University

79

St George's, University of London

80

Arts University Bournemouth

81

Bournemouth University

82

University of Derby

83

Plymouth Marjon University

84

Abertay University

85

Sheffield Hallam University

85

University of Winchester

87

University of Brighton

88

Liverpool Hope University

89

Leeds Arts University

89

Bishop Grosseteste University

91

University of Salford

92

Leeds Trinity University

93

University of Sunderland

93

Staffordshire University

95

University of Hertfordshire

96

Goldsmiths, University of London

97

University of South Wales

98

Kingston University

99

University of Roehampton

100

University of Chester

101

Leeds Beckett University

102

Teesside University

103

University of Worcester

104

Royal Agricultural University

105

University of Greenwich

106

University of Suffolk

106

University of Bolton

108

University of Bradford

109

Solent University

110

Birmingham City University

111

University of Central Lancashire

112

University of Gloucestershire

112

Hartpury University

114

Canterbury Christ Church University

115

Anglia Ruskin University - ARU

116

London South Bank University

117

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

118

University of Wolverhampton

119

Brunel University London

119

De Montfort University

121

Middlesex University

122

Wrexham Glyndwr University

123

University of Westminster

124

London Metropolitan University

125

Newman University, Birmingham

126

University of the West of Scotland

127

Buckinghamshire New University

128

University of Northampton

129

University of Cumbria

130

University of Bedfordshire

131

University of East London

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