University League Table 2015

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CUG Rank University Name Entry Standards
Entry Standards
The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the University.

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Student Satisfaction
Student Satisfaction
A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

Maximum score: 5.00

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Research Assessment
Research Assessment
The average quality of the research undertaken in the University.

Maximum score: 4.00

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Graduate Prospects
Graduate Prospects
A guide to the employability of graduates on completion of their courses at the University.

Maximum score: 100.0

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Academic Services Spend
Academic Services Spend
A guide to how much the University spends on supporting services such as libraries and IT.

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2015 2014
46 34 St George's, University of London 417 3.78 2.28 87.3 5,280
2 2 Oxford 580 4.19 2.96 78.4 2,984
1 1 Cambridge 614 4.24 2.98 84.7 2,401
6 4 Imperial College London 570 4.08 2.94 88.7 2,205
94 93 Middlesex 284 4.01 2.18 52.3 2,150
9 7 University College London 520 3.94 2.84 80.7 1,982
4 6 St Andrews 521 4.26 2.72 80.1 1,853
3 3 London School of Economics 537 4.04 2.96 76.4 1,827
17 17 Birmingham 438 4.05 2.64 80.3 1,745
7 8 Warwick 509 4.04 2.80 77.7 1,695
35 33 SOAS 415 4.00 2.60 66.4 1,648
12 13 Surrey 416 4.19 2.58 74.9 1,629
83 51 Royal Agricultural University 305 3.91 1.50 57.4 1,628
31 38 Liverpool 412 4.02 2.54 71.2 1,592
16 20 Southampton 428 4.04 2.72 75.1 1,568
19 16 Leicester 400 4.12 2.45 71.6 1,566
40 42 City 390 4.05 2.48 70.6 1,547
10 10 Exeter 458 4.22 2.62 76.9 1,538
36 35 Queen Mary 422 4.07 2.73 68.7 1,515
21 18 Edinburgh 487 3.83 2.75 74.9 1,511
18 15 Bristol 481 4.00 2.72 78.8 1,510
30 23 Glasgow 485 4.09 2.59 74.4 1,500
28 19 King's College London 466 3.91 2.69 81.8 1,462
93 84 Roehampton 283 4.01 2.20 52.3 1,446
110 115 Glyndwr 271 4.11 1.69 60.6 1,426
90 92 Central Lancashire 332 4.01 1.96 53.6 1,419
47 44 Brunel 351 4.08 2.32 60.0 1,401
55 60 Falmouth 310 3.94 2.20 60.1 1,394
23 24 Nottingham 439 4.02 2.67 76.8 1,372
5 5 Durham 523 4.14 2.72 82.4 1,367
41 41 Strathclyde 468 3.96 2.45 73.6 1,360
23 32 Leeds 431 4.05 2.72 69.1 1,357
14 12 York 443 4.14 2.78 73.7 1,332
20 22 Newcastle 437 4.11 2.63 79.0 1,298
39 39 Essex 339 4.19 2.77 51.4 1,291
8 9 Bath 488 4.24 2.71 83.3 1,284
15 20 East Anglia 426 4.21 2.58 68.3 1,273
38 31 Sussex 406 4.03 2.61 54.2 1,265
28 25 Manchester 439 3.99 2.82 71.8 1,242
13 14 Loughborough 406 4.10 2.62 75.3 1,236
26 26 Sheffield 437 4.10 2.72 71.4 1,231
89 85 Edge Hill 306 4.15 1.50 59.6 1,218
44 43 Aberdeen 441 4.01 2.57 75.1 1,215
66 67 University of the Arts, London 330 3.90 2.49 53.3 1,204
27 27 Aston 378 4.14 2.43 73.0 1,202
72 80 Glasgow Caledonian 366 3.93 2.01 65.0 1,197
66 76 Sheffield Hallam 318 3.95 2.05 57.3 1,181
42 48 Swansea 338 4.00 2.43 77.3 1,177
73 62 Northampton 280 4.14 1.69 57.2 1,177
63 68 Portsmouth 311 4.05 2.24 63.2 1,172
37 37 Reading 375 4.09 2.53 68.6 1,132
110 118 West London 250 3.96 1.67 62.1 1,115
31 29 Queen's, Belfast 390 4.15 2.56 74.6 1,109
96 87 Westminster 314 3.89 2.23 52.8 1,090
91 94 Gloucestershire 288 3.97 1.72 60.1 1,090
11 11 Lancaster 445 4.11 2.71 72.7 1,083
65 59 Bournemouth 331 3.91 2.18 63.4 1,078
62 86 University for the Creative Arts 320 3.84 1.90 51.0 1,073
96 97 Teesside 316 4.10 1.99 53.6 1,071
81 82 Liverpool John Moores 327 4.04 2.15 54.2 1,069
49 47 Dundee 402 4.01 2.54 71.8 1,062
66 53 Hull 327 4.09 2.37 54.4 1,056
106 106 Newman 300 4.15 1.52 59.6 1,053
53 56 West of England, Bristol 337 4.02 2.20 67.5 1,049
78 71 Chester 301 4.11 1.74 68.6 1,048
33 30 Royal Holloway 402 4.10 2.67 63.6 1,038
87 103 Derby 299 4.13 1.96 55.1 1,033
70 63 Huddersfield 326 4.12 2.10 67.4 1,017
99 95 Greenwich 304 4.06 1.90 52.5 1,016
84 74 Ulster 310 4.08 2.48 49.3 1,014
82 66 Birmingham City 314 3.99 2.31 61.8 1,008
58 64 Northumbria 362 4.02 2.15 61.4 1,006
55 52 Lincoln 336 4.05 1.90 68.1 1,005
80 90 Queen Margaret 339 3.97 1.37 69.6 1,000
84 78 Salford 328 3.91 2.36 59.1 995
77 82 Bradford 317 4.00 2.34 69.5 989
119 120 West of Scotland 293 3.95 1.84 56.2 981
71 81 De Montfort 310 4.02 2.32 52.4 980
23 35 Cardiff 420 4.02 2.69 77.4 979
52 61 Nottingham Trent 316 4.03 2.16 61.1 977
117 107 Bedfordshire 225 3.92 2.09 53.1 974
105 113 Staffordshire 268 4.02 1.62 53.6 972
120 119 London South Bank 231 3.91 2.24 55.0 971
61 57 Buckingham 325 4.34 83.1 958
84 89 Harper Adams 342 4.09 1.95 67.3 954
73 88 Manchester Metropolitan 340 3.98 2.16 57.6 953
54 53 Robert Gordon 379 4.03 2.06 81.4 952
51 58 Coventry 309 4.20 1.85 70.5 952
45 49 Stirling 379 4.02 2.41 63.0 942
33 40 Heriot-Watt 422 4.17 2.48 77.7 937
79 71 Plymouth 313 4.03 2.18 57.0 936
107 101 Kingston 295 3.89 2.04 56.4 921
22 28 Kent 369 4.08 2.60 70.6 884
116 105 Anglia Ruskin 248 3.95 2.07 60.7 868
48 45 Oxford Brookes 361 4.07 2.20 63.4 852
98 96 Cardiff Metropolitan 301 4.03 1.88 50.4 851
64 64 Bangor 305 4.07 2.43 61.9 840
108 110 Sunderland 298 4.02 1.86 49.2 823
50 50 Goldsmiths, University of London 340 4.09 2.58 52.4 814
59 69 Winchester 318 4.14 2.16 52.0 811
91 111 Abertay 325 3.92 1.83 65.8 806
101 98 Edinburgh Napier 339 3.97 1.83 62.3 800
60 53 Hertfordshire 340 3.89 2.40 62.2 799
103 99 Canterbury Christ Church 270 4.01 1.79 57.6 790
115 104 Buckinghamshire New 247 3.87 1.67 42.9 777
95 99 York St John 302 4.14 1.40 61.1 774
113 108 Leeds Trinity 277 4.06 1.86 57.9 772
114 113 Southampton Solent 293 3.86 1.49 48.1 768
43 45 Keele 380 4.18 2.41 67.6 764
100 - South Wales 319 3.96 2.09 55.5 759
102 101 Leeds Metropolitan 277 3.93 2.05 59.9 748
76 76 Chichester 303 4.10 1.96 58.8 747
69 79 Bath Spa 329 4.05 1.89 56.8 731
87 70 Aberystwyth 324 3.90 2.48 53.5 723
122 124 East London 269 3.96 2.24 42.7 721
73 73 Brighton 310 4.05 2.37 58.4 709
121 121 Bolton 266 3.98 1.75 52.9 677
104 109 Worcester 297 4.00 1.54 62.9 667
109 116 St Mark and St John 271 4.14 1.08 63.5 602
112 112 Cumbria 285 4.04 1.23 58.8 538
57 75 Arts University Bournemouth 325 4.13 1.20 68.4 482
123 121 London Metropolitan 232 3.83 1.84 44.6 412
118 116 Bishop Grosseteste 272 4.14 1.19 66.4 331

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Since the Subject Tables were published on Monday 12 May, some errors have been brought to our attention which have resulted in a revised set of Subject Tables being posted on Tuesday 27 May. Most changes in rank are small.

Click here for details of the league table methodology; read about how to interpret the league table measures.

Maximum scores:
Student Satisfaction 5.00    Facilities spend N/A
Research Assessment 4.00    Good Honours 100.0
Entry Standards N/A    Graduate Prospects 100.0
Student Staff Ratio N/A    Completion 100.0
Academic Services Spend N/A    Overall Score 1000.0

Reference to the 1994 Group in the 2014 tables and  onwards has been removed following the decision of the group to disband in November 2013.

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