The Times newspaper’s annual university rankings, compiled by Mayfield University Consultants, measures entry standards, student satisfaction, research quality, and graduate prospects in order to give an overall score.

 201720182019
1CambridgeCambridgeCambridge
2OxfordOxfordOxford
3London School of EconomicsSt. AndrewsSt. Andrews
4Imperial CollegeLondon School of EconomicsImperial College
5St. AndrewsImperial CollegeLoughborough
6DurhamDurhamLancaster
7LoughboroughUniversity College LondonDurham
8WarwickWarwickUniversity College London
9LancasterLancasterLondon School of Economics
10University College LondonLoughboroughWarwick
11Surrey (T-11)BathLeeds
12Bath (T-11)East AngliaExeter
13ExeterSurreyBath
14East AngliaExeter (T-14)Birmingham
15BirminghamLeeds (T-14)East Anglia
16LeedsBirminghamNottingham
17SouthamptonBristolGlasgow
18SussexNottinghamSouthampton
19EdinburghSussexBristol (T-19)
20YorkYorkManchester (T-19)
21King's College London (T-21)King's College LondonNewcastle
22Nottingham (T-21)ManchesterYork
23KentEdinburgh (T-23)Surrey
24BristolNewcastle (T-23)Royal Holloway (U of London)
25Manchester (T-25)KentSheffield
26Newcastle (T-25)SouthamptonAberdeen
27Reading (T-27)Reading (T-27)Dundee
28Sheffield (T-27)Glasgow (T-27)Edinburgh
29GlasgowHeriot-WattEssex
30AstonLeicester (T-30)Swansea
31Queen Mary (U of London)Dundee (T-30)Liverpool
32LeicesterSheffield (T-32)Cardiff
33Queen's, BelfastEssex (T-32)Harper Adams (T-33)
34Heriot-WattQueen Mary (U of London)University for the Creative Arts (T-33)
35Cardiff (T-35)Royal Holloway (U of London)Kings College London (T-35)
36Dundee (T-35)Queen's, BelfastHeriot-Watt (T-35)
37Royal Holloway (U of London)CardiffNottingham Trent
38LiverpoolSOAS (U of London)Leicester (T-38)
39StirlingStirlingQueen's University Belfast (T-38)
40City (U of London)AberdeenReading
41EssexLiverpoolSussex
42AberdeenCity (U of London)Lincoln
43SOAS (U of London)CoventryBuckingham
44St. George's (U of London)SwanseaStrathclyde (T-44)
45SwanseaStrathclydeStirling (T-44)
46Keele (T-46)Harper AdamsQueen Mary (U of London) (T-46)
47Harper Adams (T-46)Brunel University LondonCoventry (T-46)
48StrathclydeKeeleAberystwyth (T-48)
49LincolnAstonKeele (T-48)
50CoventryLincolnLiverpool Hope
51Goldsmiths (U of London)Goldsmiths (U of London)Arts University Bournemouth (T-51)
52Brunel University LondonNottingham TrentPortsmouth (T-51)
53BradfordSt. George's (U of London)SOAS (U of London)
54De MontfortUniversity for the Creative Arts
55BuckinghamNorthumbriaKent
56BournemouthPortsmouthAston
57Manchester MetropolitanBournemouthStaffordshire
58FalmouthBradfordWest of England
59Northumbria (T-59)Liverpool HopeEdge Hill
60University for the Creative Arts (T-59)West of England, BristolUlster
61PortsmouthArts University BournemouthNorthumbria
62BangorManchester Metropolitan Huddersfield
63Nottingham TrentFalmouthBangor (T-63)
64Robert GordonEdge HillOxford Brookes (T-63)
65Oxford Brookes BangorDe Montfort
66Norwich University of the ArtsOxford Brookes Norwich University of the Arts
67West of England, BristolCardiff MetropolitanSheffield Hallam
68HullAberystwyth
69Roehampton Sheffield Hallam (T-69)Manchester Metropolitan
70UlsterRoehampton (T-69)Roehampton
71Edge HillUlsterGoldsmith (U of London)
72Cardiff Metropolitan (T-72)Huddersfield
73Sheffield Hallam (T-72)MiddlesexChester
74Liverpool John Moores (T-74)HullLiverpool John Moores
75Winchester (T-74)Robert Gordon (T-75)Derby
76Bath Spa (T-76)Liverpool John Moores (T-75)Brunel
77Arts University Bournemouth (T-76)PlymouthSt. Mary's, Twickenham
78MiddlesexBuckinghamBournemouth
79HertfordshireHertfordshire (T-79)Winchester
80ChichesterGlasgow Caledonian (T-79)St George's (U of London)
81HuddersfieldWest London (T-79)Gloucestershire (T-81)
82Glasgow CaledonianDe MontfortSalford (T-81)
83Liverpool HopeUniversity of the Arts, LondonWest London
84PlymouthNorwich University of the ArtsFalmouth
85University of the Arts, LondonWinchesterTeeside (T-85)
86AbertayChichester (T-86)Southampton Solent (T-85)
87Aberystwyth (T-87)Gloucestershire (T-86)Leeds Trinity (T-87)
88Northampton (T-87)AbertayBirmingham City (T-87)
89GloucestershireBrightonUniversity of Wales, Trinity Saint David
90BrightonBath SpaHertfordshire
91DerbyChesterWorcester
92Edinburgh NapierQueen MargaretWest of Scotland
93Queen MargaretGreenwichSunderland
94ChesterEdinburgh NapierChichester (T-94)
95Salford (T-95)Central Lancashire (T-95)University of the Arts London (T-94)
96Birmingham City (T-95)Westminster (T-95)Robert Gordon
97WorcesterDerbyQueen Margaret
98GreenwichSalfordBradford
99South Wales (T-99)Birmingham CityNorthampton
100Central Lancashire (T-99)West of ScotlandGreenwich
101StaffordshireTeessideGlasgow Caledonia
102WestminsterSunderland (T-102)York St. John
103Leeds Trinity (T-103)Kingston (T-102)Hull (T-103)
104Royal Agricultural University (T-103)WorcesterBath Spa (T-103)
105Sunderland (T-103)StaffordshireCentral Lancashire (T-105)
106West LondonCanterbury Christ ChurchAbertay (T-105)
107York St John (T-107)Royal Agricultural UniversityLondon South Bank
108Teesside (T-107)London South BankCardiff Metropolitan
109KingstonBedfordshire
110Anglia Ruskin (T-110)South Wales (T-110)Middlesex (T-110)
111West of Scotland (T-110)Northampton (T-110)Kingston (T-110)
112Canterbury Christ ChurchLeeds TrinitySouth Wales (T-110)
113Buckinghamshire NewNewmanBishop Grosseteste
114Leeds BeckettEast LondonWestminster
115Southampton Solent (T-115)Bishop GrossetesteRoyal Agricultural University (T-115)
116London South Bank (T-115)Birkbeck (U of London)East London (T-115)
117NewmanSouthampton SolentBuckinghamshire New
118St Mary's, TwickenhamAnglia RuskinCanterbury Christ Church
119Bishop GrossetesteU of Wales Trinity St DavidNewman
120BedfordshireSt Mary's, TwickenhamEdinburgh Napier
121CumbriaLeeds BeckettBedfordshire
122BoltonYork St JohnAnglia Ruskin
123U of Wales Trinity St DavidCumbriaBrighton
124Plymouth MarjonBuckinghamshire NewLeeds Beckett
125Wrexham GlyndwrBoltonCumbria
126East LondonPlymouth MarjonBolton
127London MetropolitanLondon MetropolitanWolverhampton
128Wrexham GlyndwrBirkbeck (U of London)
129SuffolkWrexham Glyndwr
Suffolk
London Metropolitan