CWUR - UK 2014 Rankings

Most students looking for a university to commence higher education will tell you that beyond seeking the advice of friends and family, the most essential port of call is a ranking system. These systems also create a sense of competitiveness between universities across the globe, as they each strive to deliver a better higher education. The Centre for World University rankings filters particulars to provide a comprehensively detailed list, making the process of landing a new university far easier for prospective students.

Rankingsort descending Institution Country Previous ranking
University of Essex
United Kingdom
44
1
University of Cambridge
United Kingdom
2
21.9%
2
University of Oxford
United Kingdom
1
20.5%
3
University College London
United Kingdom
4
4
Imperial College London
United Kingdom
3
15.2%
5
University of Edinburgh
United Kingdom
5
10.7%
6
University of Manchester
United Kingdom
6
7
King's College London
United Kingdom
7
13.0%
8
University of Bristol
United Kingdom
9
University of Glasgow
United Kingdom
39.0%
10
University of Birmingham
United Kingdom
11
University of Southampton
United Kingdom
12
University of Nottingham
United Kingdom
11.0%
13
University of Leeds
United Kingdom
14
University of Sheffield
United Kingdom
15
University of Sussex
United Kingdom
16
Cardiff University
United Kingdom
17
University of Liverpool
United Kingdom
13.9%
18
Queen Mary University of London
United Kingdom
19
Newcastle University
United Kingdom
20
University of Dundee
United Kingdom
21
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
United Kingdom
22
University of Leicester
United Kingdom
71.2% 
23
Durham University
United Kingdom
24
University of Aberdeen
United Kingdom
25
University of Reading
United Kingdom
26
London School of Economics
United Kingdom
7.2%
27
University of Hull
United Kingdom
28
University of St Andrews
United Kingdom
29
University of Warwick
United Kingdom
12.9%
30
University of York
United Kingdom
31
Queen's University Belfast
United Kingdom
32
St George's, University of London
United Kingdom
33
University of East Anglia
United Kingdom
34
University of Exeter
United Kingdom
35
Cranfield University
United Kingdom
36
Brunel University
United Kingdom
37
University of Bath
United Kingdom
38
Lancaster University
United Kingdom
39
University of Strathclyde
United Kingdom
40
City University London
United Kingdom
41
University of Surrey
United Kingdom
42
Royal Holloway, University of London
United Kingdom
43
Bangor University
United Kingdom
45
Plymouth University
United Kingdom
46
Birkbeck, University of London
United Kingdom
47
Open University (UK)
United Kingdom
48
University of Portsmouth
United Kingdom
49
University of Hertfordshire
United Kingdom
50
Keele University
United Kingdom
51
University of Kent
United Kingdom