Top 10 universities

Top 10 Universities in the UK

Here is the list of Top 10 Universities in the UK.

Top 10 Universities in the UK

1. University Of Oxford

Oxford University is one of the leading universities in the whole world. It is also the oldest university in the English speaking world.

Oxford University is located in the city center of Oxford and comprises 44 colleges and halls as well as the largest library system in the UK.  Around 40% of international students got admission in oxford university every year to pursue their higher studies. According to these stats, one-third of Oxford residents are students giving the city the youngest population in the UK. Official Website of University

2. University Of Cambridge

University Of Cambridge

The latest ranking of this university is 2 and the previous ranking was 4. It is founded in 1209 and also the second oldest university of English-speaking world. It is known as a research university. In 2017, the university had an income of 1.71 billion pounds and 458 million pounds was from research grants. Click here for the official website.

3. Imperial College London

It is a public research university located in London. The latest ranking of this university in the whole world is 8th but in England it in the 3rd position. Among Imperial College London students around 59% of students are international students from 140 countries. Moreover, the founder of this university is Prince Albert.For more info

4. University College London

Ranking of this university in 2016/17 is 15 but now jump to 16th rank in the world’s universities ranking. But in England, it is on the 4th position. It is the 3rd largest university in the UK by total enrolment and also by postgraduate enrolment. Besides, it had founded by Jeremy Bentham in 1826. It is the first university to be established in London.Official website

5. London School of Economics & Political Science

In last year ranking of this university is 25 and in 2018/19 it is on the same position. And in England, it is in the 5th position. This university has more than 11 thousand students and 33 hundred staff. It is one of the top universities in the UK.

This organization has divided into 25 academic departments. It has the 2nd highest percentage of international students which is 70% of all the global universities.

LSE is the member of the Russell group and sometimes considered a part of the golden triangle of the universities in south-east England. Get more information.

6. University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

In 2017, according to the world’s universities ranking it on the 27th position and hold its position in the living year. It should be ranked among the top universities in the UK. Besides, it is the sixth oldest university in the English speaking world. It has ranked on the 6th position in Europe.

Edinburgh receives approximately 60,000 application every year. This stats make this university the second most popular university in England. This university is famous for Arts, Humanities & Social Science. Moreover, this university holds the best tutors in Economics, Law, Social Science, etc. Official Website

7. King’s College London

KCL hold 54th ranking this year. The latest ranking of this university is 36. It is established by King George IV  and Arthur Wellesley in 1829.

It is the largest European center for graduate and post-graduate medical teaching and biomedical research, by a number of students and includes the first nursing school the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery. In Addition, this university’s alumni and staff get 12 Nobel prize. Official Website

8. University of Manchester

The University of Machester is formed in 2004 when two institute merges in one which are University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology and the Victoria University of Manchester.

In 2016/17 had 40,000+ students and 10,000+ staff members. This university got 25 Nobel prizes among it’s past and present students and staff. Presently 4 Nobel prize holders are in their staff. Besides, it has divided into subcategories with the help of subjects which are as follow:- Check Official Website

University of Manchester
  • Biology Medicine & Health
  • Science & Engineering
  • Humanities
  • Finance

9. University of Bristol

Last year ranking of this university is 71 and in 2018/19 it is on the 76th position. And in England, it is on the 9th position. It had founded in 1876 and its first lecture is attended by 99 students.

The royal charter had gained in 1909 when 500+ students took admission in this university. Presently, Sir Paul Nurse is the chancellor of this university. Official Website

10. University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

According to the last year ranking, this university is on 88th position but now it jump on to 80th rank in the world’s universities ranking. But in England it is on the 10th position. It had founded in the 18th century and also the member of Russell group. The present chancellor is the titular head of the university and president of the general council. Official Website


Now you may be confident enough to pick the best university among these top 10 universities in the UK.

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