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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:

"University of East Anglia"
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2. University of East Anglia

Sitting just outside of the UK's top 20 in the University League Table, the University of East Anglia is permanently in second place in the East of England – as well it might be, given the competition for the top spot! This institution has a lot to offer its students, with gold-rated teaching (Teaching Excellence Framework), a low Student-Staff ratio and the second best score of the region for students leaving with a Good Honours of a 2:1 or a first.

UEA is known for its campus, which features iconic student accommodation (the Ziggurats) plus everything students need, from shops, banking facilities a post office and the Sportspark. Nearby, the historic walled city of Norwich buzzes with live music, comedy, arts and culture.