Check Out Top 50 Universities in the UK- 2021 Ranking

Check Out the Top 50 Universities in the United Kingdom – 2021 Ranking. The UK is the home to some of the world’s best universities. It is counted among the top in the world, according to uniRank’s World University Rankings 2021.

Many of the UK’s universities are renowned for promoting a global outlook by recruiting international students, faculty and encouraging international collaborations, so you can expect an accommodating atmosphere as well as diversity on campus.

Universities in UK have always gained a wide reputation for good teaching and excellent research. UK universities are highly ranked among international schools and institutions worldwide, and they continue to attract the smartest people to their highly respected and prestigious degree programmes. All these top ranked colleges, universities, law schools, medical schools, and engineering schools have a wide, global reputation and continue to be the top-ranked schools for international students. To go to some of the best universities in the world for your Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Ph.D, you should certainly consider US as your destination for the best rankings and widest reputation.

uniRank tries to answer this question of the top universities in the UK by publishing the 2021 UK’s University Ranking of 50 recognized English higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed and/or accredited by the appropriate  higher education-related organization
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, face-to-face, non-distance education format


1University of OxfordOxford
2University of CambridgeCambridge
3University College LondonLondon
4The University of EdinburghEdinburgh
5The University of ManchesterManchester
6The London School of Economics and Political ScienceLondon
7Imperial College LondonLondon
8University of GlasgowGlasgow …
9The University of WarwickCoventry
10University of LeedsLeeds
11University of SouthamptonSouthampton …
12University of LiverpoolLiverpool …
13University of BirminghamBirmingham
14Newcastle UniversityNewcastle upon Tyne …
15King’s College LondonLondon
16The University of NottinghamNottingham …
17The University of YorkYork
18University of St AndrewsSt Andrews
19University of BristolBristol
20Heriot-Watt UniversityEdinburgh …
21University of ExeterExeter …
22The University of SheffieldSheffield …
23Lancaster UniversityLancaster
24University of LeicesterLeicester
25Queen Mary University of LondonLondon
26University of AberdeenAberdeen
27University of BathBath
28Cardiff UniversityCardiff
29University of SurreyGuildford
30Durham UniversityDurham …
31University of East AngliaNorwich
32University of SussexBrighton
33University of ReadingReading …
34Queen’s University BelfastBelfast
35University of StrathclydeGlasgow
36University of the Arts LondonLondon …
37City, University of LondonLondon
38University of KentCanterbury …
39Loughborough UniversityLoughborough …
40University of DundeeDundee
41University of PortsmouthPortsmouth
42University of EssexColchester …
43Swansea UniversitySwansea
44University of the West of EnglandBristol
45De Montfort UniversityLeicester …
46Goldsmiths, University of LondonLondon
47Royal Holloway, University of LondonEgham …
48Coventry UniversityCoventry …
49University of PlymouthPlymouth
50Sheffield Hallam UniversitySheffield

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