University League Tables 2018
Our League Tables rank UK universities both nationally and in 70 subjects. You can sort each table on the measure important to you and compare universities. Read university profiles for more information about the institutions or search for courses. We also rank 12 specialist colleges and conservatoires separately in the Arts, Drama & Music League Table.
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The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university. This table uses the old UCAS tariff.Read more
A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.
Maximum score: 5.00Read more
A measure of the quality of the research undertaken in the university.
Maximum score: 4.00Read more
A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.
Maximum score: 100.0Read more
The total score calculated by our independent and trusted methodology, comprising entry standards, student satisfaction, research assessment (quality and intensity), graduate prospects, student–staff ratio, academic services spend, facilities spend, good honours, and degree completion.
Maximum score: 1000Read more
|4th||1||London School of Economics||537||3.75||3.35||84.4||952||Profile|
|5th||1||Imperial College London||552||3.99||3.36||90.3||925||Profile|
|7th||3||University College London||501||3.97||3.22||87.2||909||Profile|
|21st||0||King's College London||432||3.91||3.23||87.7||811||Profile Clearing|
|34th||3||Queen Mary, University of London||393||4.02||3.18||79.7||776||Profile Clearing|
|38th||5||SOAS University of London||401||4.08||2.82||70.6||751||Profile Clearing|
|42nd||2||City, University of London||373||4.14||2.95||82.9||734||Profile Clearing|
|47th||5||Brunel University London||345||4.06||2.67||70.6||722||Profile Clearing|
|51st||0||Goldsmiths, University of London||342||3.98||2.90||59.8||703||Profile Clearing|
|53rd||9||St George's, University of London||408||3.83||2.99||95.1||687||Profile Clearing|
|79th||27||West London||298||4.13||1.92||68.9||620||Profile Clearing|
|83rd||2||University of the Arts, London||313||3.93||3.12||61.0||614||Profile|
|108th||7||London South Bank||269||3.98||2.52||74.9||537||Profile Clearing|
|114th||12||East London||291||4.09||2.71||51.8||520||Profile Clearing|
|116th||New||Birkbeck, University of London||260||4.12||2.97||70.5||516||Profile Clearing|
|120th||2||St Mary's, Twickenham||307||4.07||1.98||70.0||499||Profile Clearing|
|127th||0||London Metropolitan||260||4.07||2.44||58.7||414||Profile Clearing|
This table was revised on 26 April 2017 to incorporate revised expenditure data for Manchester Metropolitan University. The rankings of two institutions changed as a result.
This table was revised on 3 May 2017 to incorporate the correct research intensity figure for University of Leicester. The ranking of one institution changed as a result.
This table was revised on 24 May 2017 and includes corrections and omissions reported to us by universities after publication in April. The rankings of some institutions have changed as a result.
Read University and Subject League Table Methodology to find where the data comes from, how the tables are compiled, and explanations of the measures used.
The maximum scores for the measures shown are as follows:
- Entry Standards: No maximum
- Student Satisfaction: 5.00
- Research Quality: 4.00
- Graduate Prospects: 100.0
- Overall Score: 1000
All measures used to compile the tables are available on the full table.