The Complete University Guide

When students are scouring for that university or course that gets the unanimous vote of acclaim, the Complete University Guide assures them that it’s both a trustworthy and independent source and as such, has no hidden motive in how it reflects upon universities. Its comprehensive league table details UK universities with their present rank, previous annual rank, entry standards, student satisfaction, research assessment, graduate prospects, and an overall score with a further focus on good honours, graduate prospects upon leaving school and completion.

Ranking Institution Country Previous rankingsort descending
100
University of South Wales
United Kingdom
1
University of Cambridge
United Kingdom
1
21.9%
10
University of Exeter
United Kingdom
10
102
Leeds Beckett University
United Kingdom
101
107
Kingston University
United Kingdom
101
87
University of Derby
United Kingdom
103
115
Buckinghamshire New University
United Kingdom
104
116
Anglia Ruskin University
United Kingdom
105
106
Newman University
United Kingdom
106
117
University of Bedfordshire
United Kingdom
107
113
Leeds Trinity University
United Kingdom
108
104
University of Worcester
United Kingdom
109
11
Lancaster University
United Kingdom
11
108
University of Sunderland
United Kingdom
110
91
Abertay University
United Kingdom
111
112
University of Cumbria
United Kingdom
112
105
Staffordshire University
United Kingdom
113
114
Southampton Solent University
United Kingdom
113
110
Glyndŵr University
United Kingdom
115
109
University of St Mark and St John
United Kingdom
116
118
Bishop Grosseteste University
United Kingdom
116
110
University of West London
United Kingdom
118
120
London South Bank University
United Kingdom
119
14
University of York
United Kingdom
12
119
University of the West of Scotland
United Kingdom
120
121
University of Bolton
United Kingdom
121
123
London Metropolitan University
United Kingdom
121
122
University of East London
United Kingdom
124
12
University of Surrey
United Kingdom
13
13
Loughborough University
United Kingdom
14
18
University of Bristol
United Kingdom
15
19
University of Leicester
United Kingdom
16
17
University of Birmingham
United Kingdom
17
21
University of Edinburgh
United Kingdom
18
10.7%
28
King's College London
United Kingdom
19
13%
2
University of Oxford
United Kingdom
2
20.5%
15
University of East Anglia
United Kingdom
20
16
University of Southampton
United Kingdom
20
20
Newcastle University
United Kingdom
22
30
University of Glasgow
United Kingdom
23
39%
23
University of Nottingham
United Kingdom
24
11%
28
University of Manchester
United Kingdom
25
26
University of Sheffield
United Kingdom
26
27
Aston University
United Kingdom
27
22
University of Kent
United Kingdom
28
31
Queen's University Belfast
United Kingdom
29
3
London School of Economics
United Kingdom
3
7.2%
33
Royal Holloway, University of London
United Kingdom
30
38
University of Sussex
United Kingdom
31
23
University of Leeds
United Kingdom
32
35
SOAS, University of London
United Kingdom
33
46
St George's, University of London
United Kingdom
34
23
Cardiff University
United Kingdom
35
36
Queen Mary University of London
United Kingdom
35
37
University of Reading
United Kingdom
37
31
University of Liverpool
United Kingdom
38
13.9%
39
University of Essex
United Kingdom
39
6
Imperial College London
United Kingdom
4
15.2%
33
Heriot-Watt University
United Kingdom
40
41
University of Strathclyde
United Kingdom
41
40
City University London
United Kingdom
42
44
University of Aberdeen
United Kingdom
43
47
Brunel University London
United Kingdom
44
48
Oxford Brookes University
United Kingdom
45
43
Keele University
United Kingdom
45
49
University of Dundee
United Kingdom
47
42
Swansea University
United Kingdom
48
45
University of Stirling
United Kingdom
49
5
Durham University
United Kingdom
5
50
Goldsmiths, University of London
United Kingdom
50
83
Royal Agricultural University
United Kingdom
51
55
University of Lincoln
United Kingdom
52
54
Robert Gordon University
United Kingdom
53
66
The University of Hull
United Kingdom
53
60
University of Hertfordshire
United Kingdom
53
53
University of the West of England
United Kingdom
56
61
The University of Buckingham
United Kingdom
57
51
Coventry University
United Kingdom
58
65
Bournemouth University
United Kingdom
59
4
University of St Andrews
United Kingdom
6
55
Falmouth University
United Kingdom
60
52
Nottingham Trent University
United Kingdom
61
73
The University of Northampton
United Kingdom
62
70
University of Huddersfield
United Kingdom
63
64
Bangor University
United Kingdom
64
58
Northumbria University
United Kingdom
64
82
Birmingham City University
United Kingdom
66
66
University of the Arts London
United Kingdom
67
63
University of Portsmouth
United Kingdom
68
59
The University of Winchester
United Kingdom
69
9
University College London
United Kingdom
7
87
Aberystwyth University
United Kingdom
70
78
University of Chester
United Kingdom
71
79
Plymouth University
United Kingdom
71
73
University of Brighton
United Kingdom
73
84
University of Ulster
United Kingdom
74
57
Arts University Bournemouth
United Kingdom
75
66
Sheffield Hallam University
United Kingdom
76
76
University of Chichester
United Kingdom
76
84
University of Salford
United Kingdom
78

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