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Top Universities in the East of England 2020

Alter the Complete University Guide's League Table to see how universities compare within their region, whether overall or by subject. If you've got your heart set on a particular part of the UK but don't know which university, we can help.

Wanting to find the best university to suit you in the East of England? This area hosts a number of quality universities, including the University of Cambridge – the UKs oldest. As well as historic towns, it's also the UK's flattest region, home to the Fens and the Broads, and one of its driest. Below is a countdown of the top universities in the East of England:

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1. University of Cambridge

The top spot in the East of England goes to the University of Cambridge, which has dominated the main University League Table for ten of the past 13 years. With the highest Entry Standards of all UK universities, there's no surprise that Cambridge also achieves top-ten scores for its students gaining a Good Honours and for Graduate Prospects. Students can also expect to have teaching influenced by the latest research, with the university scoring an equal top score for Research Intensity and in the top ten for Research Quality. Alumni include David Attenborough and Stephen Hawking. 

Students living in Cambridge will benefit from a truly exceptional university experience, amid the historic surroundings of a town shaped by the university over the last 800 years.