100 Best universities for Microbiology in the United Kingdom

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Below is a list of best universities in the United Kingdom ranked based on their research performance in Microbiology. A graph of 146M citations received by 5.15M academic papers made by 100 universities in the United Kingdom was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

1. University of Oxford

For Microbiology

#2 in Europe
#18 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Founded
1096

2. Imperial College London

For Microbiology

#5 in Europe
#32 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
17,565
Founded
1907

3. University of Edinburgh

For Microbiology

#12 in Europe
#58 in the World
Acceptance Rate
51%
Founded
1583

4. University of Cambridge

For Microbiology

#13 in Europe
#59 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Founded
1209

7. University College London

For Microbiology

#22 in Europe
#79 in the World
Enrollment
42,000
Founded
1826

8. University of Nottingham

For Microbiology

#23 in Europe
#82 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Founded
1948

9. University of Bristol

For Microbiology

#26 in Europe
#98 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Enrollment
27,513
Founded
1909

10. University of Liverpool

For Microbiology

#28 in Europe
#102 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
28,693
Founded
1881

13. University of London

For Microbiology

#35 in Europe
#119 in the World
Enrollment
50,000
Founded
1836

15. University of Sheffield

For Microbiology

#52 in Europe
#160 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Founded
1905

16. Newcastle University

For Microbiology

#54 in Europe
#163 in the World
Acceptance Rate
87%
Founded
1963

17. University of Leicester

For Microbiology

#63 in Europe
#185 in the World
Acceptance Rate
72%
Enrollment
24,409
Male:Female
46:54
Founded
1957

18. King's College London

For Microbiology

#66 in Europe
#194 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Founded
1829

19. Cardiff University

For Microbiology

#68 in Europe
#199 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Founded
1997

20. Queen's University Belfast

For Microbiology

#69 in Europe
#200 in the World
Acceptance Rate
31%
Founded
1849

21. University of Reading

For Microbiology

#81 in Europe
#232 in the World
Acceptance Rate
86%
Founded
1892

23. Queen Mary University of London

For Microbiology

#86 in Europe
#247 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Founded
1989

24. University of Warwick

For Microbiology

#92 in Europe
#262 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
27,278
Founded
1965

27. University of Exeter

For Microbiology

#116 in Europe
#326 in the World
Acceptance Rate
73%
Founded
1955

28. University of Southampton

For Microbiology

#121 in Europe
#342 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Enrollment
21,335
Founded
1952

29. University of Bath

For Microbiology

#144 in Europe
#390 in the World
Acceptance Rate
67%
Enrollment
18,857
Male:Female
53:47
Founded
1966

30. University of Sussex

For Microbiology

#148 in Europe
#405 in the World
Enrollment
17,319
Male:Female
44:56
Founded
1961

31. University of East Anglia

For Microbiology

#153 in Europe
#416 in the World
Acceptance Rate
22%
Founded
1963

32. University of York

For Microbiology

#154 in Europe
#424 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Founded
1963

33. University of Strathclyde

For Microbiology

#158 in Europe
#432 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Founded
1964

35. University of Surrey

For Microbiology

#198 in Europe
#562 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
16,900
Founded
1966

36. Aberystwyth University

For Microbiology

#218 in Europe
#623 in the World
Acceptance Rate
94%
Founded
1872

38. University of St Andrews

For Microbiology

#234 in Europe
#682 in the World
Enrollment
10,425
Founded
1413

39. Aston University

For Microbiology

#240 in Europe
#702 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Founded
1895

40. University of Hull

For Microbiology

#241 in Europe
#703 in the World
Acceptance Rate
79%
Founded
1954

41. Robert Gordon University

For Microbiology

#249 in Europe
#722 in the World
Acceptance Rate
22%
Founded
1992

42. University of Stirling

For Microbiology

#250 in Europe
#723 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Enrollment
14,000
Founded
1967

43. Ulster University

For Microbiology

#251 in Europe
#727 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Founded
1968

44. Royal Agricultural University

For Microbiology

#253 in Europe
#731 in the World
Acceptance Rate
69%
Enrollment
1,100
Founded
2013

45. Bangor University

For Microbiology

#261 in Europe
#750 in the World
Enrollment
11,270
Founded
1884

48. Birkbeck, University of London

For Microbiology

#280 in Europe
#816 in the World
Acceptance Rate
76%
Founded
1823

49. Manchester Metropolitan University

For Microbiology

#298 in Europe
#907 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Founded
1992

50. University of Salford

For Microbiology

#300 in Europe
#912 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Founded
1967

51. Royal Holloway, University of London

For Microbiology

#301 in Europe
#914 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Founded
1849

52. Cranfield University

For Microbiology

#304 in Europe
#920 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Enrollment
4,825
Founded
1993

53. University of the West of England

For Microbiology

#310 in Europe
#935 in the World
Enrollment
30,732
Founded
1992

55. Lancaster University

For Microbiology

#320 in Europe
#974 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Founded
1964

56. Loughborough University

For Microbiology

#335 in Europe
#1020 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Enrollment
19,449
Founded
1966

57. Nottingham Trent University

For Microbiology

#341 in Europe
#1044 in the World
Acceptance Rate
22%
Founded
1992

58. University of Central Lancashire

For Microbiology

#346 in Europe
#1064 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Founded
1992

59. University of Bradford

For Microbiology

#347 in Europe
#1072 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Founded
1966

60. Durham University

For Microbiology

#350 in Europe
#1091 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
19,520
Founded
1832

61. Cardiff Metropolitan University

For Microbiology

#357 in Europe
#1141 in the World
Acceptance Rate
64%
Founded
2011

62. Glasgow Caledonian University

For Microbiology

#358 in Europe
#1142 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Founded
1993

63. University of Plymouth

For Microbiology

#362 in Europe
#1150 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Founded
1992

64. University of Hertfordshire

For Microbiology

#381 in Europe
#1252 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Founded
1992

65. University of Brighton

For Microbiology

#387 in Europe
#1280 in the World
Acceptance Rate
72%
Founded
1992

66. Kingston University

For Microbiology

#393 in Europe
#1314 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Founded
1992

69. University of Portsmouth

For Microbiology

#407 in Europe
#1384 in the World
Acceptance Rate
69%
Founded
1992

71. University of Westminster

For Microbiology

#412 in Europe
#1395 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
19,000
Founded
1838

72. Middlesex University

For Microbiology

#416 in Europe
#1444 in the World
Acceptance Rate
57%
Founded
1973

73. London South Bank University

For Microbiology

#425 in Europe
#1478 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Founded
1892

75. University of Huddersfield

For Microbiology

#441 in Europe
#1603 in the World
Acceptance Rate
69%
Founded
1992

79. Sheffield Hallam University

For Microbiology

#448 in Europe
#1659 in the World
Acceptance Rate
43%
Founded
1992

80. Brunel University London

For Microbiology

#450 in Europe
#1666 in the World
Acceptance Rate
54%
Founded
1966

81. Edinburgh Napier University

For Microbiology

#461 in Europe
#1749 in the World
Acceptance Rate
56%
Founded
1992

82. University of Sunderland

For Microbiology

#464 in Europe
#1773 in the World
Enrollment
19,090
Founded
1992

83. Scotland's Rural College

For Microbiology

#470 in Europe
#1817 in the World
Enrollment
6,000
Founded
2012

84. Coventry University

For Microbiology

#473 in Europe
#1838 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Enrollment
22,980
Founded
1992

86. University of Bedfordshire

For Microbiology

#493 in Europe
#1930 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Founded
2006

87. Harper Adams University

For Microbiology

#498 in Europe
#1962 in the World
Acceptance Rate
96%
Founded
2012

88. London Metropolitan University

For Microbiology

#499 in Europe
#1974 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Founded
1848

89. University of the West of Scotland

For Microbiology

#500 in Europe
#1991 in the World
Acceptance Rate
27%
Enrollment
15,555
Founded
1897

90. City, University of London

For Microbiology

#505 in Europe
#2008 in the World
Acceptance Rate
12%
Founded
1966

91. Abertay University

For Microbiology

#518 in Europe
#2070 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Founded
1994

92. University of Roehampton

For Microbiology

#536 in Europe
#2214 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Founded
2004

93. Oxford Brookes University

For Microbiology

#545 in Europe
#2300 in the World
Enrollment
16,900
Founded
1865

94. University of Lincoln

For Microbiology

#547 in Europe
#2302 in the World
Acceptance Rate
91%
Founded
1992

95. University of Worcester

For Microbiology

#548 in Europe
#2311 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Enrollment
10,798
Founded
2005

96. Anglia Ruskin University

For Microbiology

#549 in Europe
#2313 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Founded
1858

97. Bournemouth University

For Microbiology

#561 in Europe
#2413 in the World
Enrollment
14,293
Founded
1992

98. Teesside University

For Microbiology

#572 in Europe
#2479 in the World
Acceptance Rate
31%
Enrollment
19,290
Founded
1992

99. University of South Wales

For Microbiology

#595 in Europe
#2606 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Founded
1841

The best cities to study Microbiology in the United Kingdom based on the number of universities and their ranks are Oxford, London, Edinburgh, and Cambridge.