CWTS Leiden World Rankings 2014 - UK

When it comes to seeking out a school, ranking lists have become a go-to necessity sought out by students, parents and teachers alike. Eager to see who is coming out on top and out-ranking the others, such comprehensive lists help people accurately assess which school is right for them, dependent on location, subject, faculties and a plethora of further pinpointed indicators that represent how well the school is performing. CWTS takes its approach to ranking very seriously, making sure that authenticity is a central focus.

Ranking Institution Countrysort descending Previous ranking
9
Queen Mary University of London
United Kingdom
16
25
University of Southampton
United Kingdom
27
41
University of Strathclyde
United Kingdom
10
University of Exeter
United Kingdom
6
26
University of Manchester
United Kingdom
29
42
Heriot-Watt University
United Kingdom
11
The University of Edinburgh
United Kingdom
12
10.7%
27
University of Sussex
United Kingdom
25
43
University of Surrey
United Kingdom
36
12
University of Dundee
United Kingdom
11
28
Lancaster University
United Kingdom
44
Loughborough University
United Kingdom
35
13
University of York
United Kingdom
17
29
University of Birmingham
United Kingdom
33
45
Swansea University
United Kingdom
14
University of Aberdeen
United Kingdom
15
30
Cardiff University
United Kingdom
32
15
University of Warwick
United Kingdom
13
12.9%
31
London School of Economics and Political Science
United Kingdom
7.2%
16
Plymouth University
United Kingdom
32
University of Hull
United Kingdom
1
University of Cambridge
United Kingdom
1
21.9%
17
University of East Anglia
United Kingdom
14
33
University of Reading
United Kingdom
2
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
United Kingdom
3
18
Durham University
United Kingdom
34
University of Leicester
United Kingdom
71.2%
3
University of Oxford
United Kingdom
2
20.5%
19
University of Glasgow
United Kingdom
19
39%
35
Brunel University London
United Kingdom
4
Imperial College London
United Kingdom
4
15.2%
20
University of Leeds
United Kingdom
24
36
University of Bath
United Kingdom
28
5
University of St Andrews
United Kingdom
5
21
Newcastle University
United Kingdom
22
37
Queen's University Belfast
United Kingdom
30
6
University College London
United Kingdom
7
22
University of Liverpool
United Kingdom
26
13.9%
38
University of Kent
United Kingdom
7
King's College London
United Kingdom
8
13%
23
University of Nottingham
United Kingdom
11%
39
Cranfield University
United Kingdom
8
University of Bristol
United Kingdom
10
24
University of Sheffield
United Kingdom
23
40
Open University
United Kingdom