Top Universities in UK 2018

Top Universities in UKTop Universities in UK 2018: The United Kingdom has some of the oldest universities in the world. Students from all over the world have yearned to list Oxford and Cambridge Universities as their alma mater in their resumes. Six top universities of UK 2018 have also featured among the top 25 universities in the world in 2018 according to the QS ranking.

 

With 992,125 students in 2016, United Kingdom is the second most preferred study abroad destination by students from all over the world. Students from all over the world opt to pursue their undergraduate, postgraduate as well as PhD degree from the UK.

 

THE World University Ranking 2018 ranks 93 universities of UK. QS ranking 2018 featured 16 UK universities in the top 100 as opposed to 18 last year. According to THE rankings the number of universities in the top 100 remained same at 12 in 2017 as well as 2018.

 

In the league tables of world universities rankings 2018 published by three major agencies – Times Higher Education, QS, and ARWU, the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford, University College London and Imperial College London are among the most sought-after higher education hubs in the UK, continue to be in the top positions.

 

Careers360 brings you a compiled list of the Top Universities in UK 2018 based on the world university rankings conducted by three agencies:

Top Universities in UK 2018

S. No

University

QS Rank

THE Rank

ARWU Rank

2018

2017

2018

2017

2017

2016

1

University of Cambridge

5

4

2

4

3

4

2

University of Oxford

6

6

1

1

7

7

3

UCL (University College London)

7

7

16

15

16

17

4

Imperial College London

8

9

8

8

27

22

5

King's College London

23

21

36

36

46

50

6

The University of Edinburgh

23

19

27

27

32

41

7

The University of Manchester

34

29

54

55

38

35

8

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

35

37

25

25

151-200

151-200

9

University of Bristol

44

41

76

71

61

57

10

The University of Warwick

57

51

91

82

101-150

151-200

11

University of Glasgow

65

63

80

88

101-150

151-200

12

Durham University

78

74

97

96

201-300

201-300

13

The University of Sheffield

82

84

104

109

101-150

101-150

14

The University of Nottingham

84

75

147

147

101-150

101-150

15

University of Birmingham

84

82

141

130

101-150

101-150

16

University of St Andrews

92

77

143

110

301-400

301-400

17

University of Leeds

101

93

139

133

101-150

101-150

18

University of Southampton

102

87

126

121

101-150

101-150

19

Queen Mary University of London

127

123

121

113

151-200

151-200

20

Lancaster University

135

129

150

137

301-400

--

21

University of York

135

127

137

129

201-300

201-300

22

Cardiff University

137

140

162

182

99

101-150

23

The University of Exeter

158

164

130

126

151-200

151-200

24

University of Aberdeen

158

141

185

188

201-300

201-300

25

University of Bath

160

159

251-300

251-300

--

301-400

26

Newcastle University

161

168

175

190

201-300

301-400

27

University of Liverpool

173

157

177

158

101-150

101-150

28

University of Reading

188

175

201–250

192

201-300

301-400

29

Queen's University Belfast

202

195

201–250

201-250

301-400

301-400

30

University of Sussex

228

187

147

149

201-300

201-300

31

Loughborough University

234

237

301-350

301-350

--

 

32

University of Leicester

238

239

159

172

301-400

201-300

33

Royal Holloway University of London

259

235

197

173

--

 

34

University of Surrey

264

261

251–300

251-300

301-400

401-500

35

University of Dundee

267

244

187

180

201-300

201-300

36

University of East Anglia (UEA)

274

252

188

165

301-400

201-300

37

University of Strathclyde

277

272

401–500

401–500

--

--

38

SOAS University of London

296

252

401–500

401–500

--

--

39

Birkbeck, University of London

308

280

301–350

201-250

--

 

40

Heriot-Watt University

312

327

351–400

401–500

401-500

--

41

City, University of London

343

314

351–400

351-400

--

--

42

Brunel University London

346

345

351–400

301-350

401-500

401-500

43

University of Essex

347

330

251–300

301-350

--

--

44

Oxford Brookes University

361

359

401–500

401–500

--

--

45

University of Kent

373

366

301–350

301-350

--

--

46

Aston University

373

358

351–400

--

--

--

47

Goldsmiths, University of London

398

421-430

301–350

301-350

--

--

48

Swansea University

431-440

390

251–300

301-350

--

--

49

Bangor University

441-450

411-420

301–350

301-350

401-500

401-500

50

University of Stirling

451-460

385

301–350

301-350

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First Published On : 04 Oct 2017 11:53 AM IST

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