100 Best Business schools in the United Kingdom

Below is the list of best universities in the United Kingdom ranked based on their research performance in Business. A graph of 9.95M citations received by 268K academic papers made by 130 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 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 an official site as it's constantly changing data.

  1. For Business

    University of Manchester logo
    Acceptance Rate
    59%
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1824
  2. For Business

    University of Oxford logo
    Acceptance Rate
    18%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1096
  3. For Business

    University of Cambridge logo
    Acceptance Rate
    21%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1209
  4. For Business

    London School of Economics and Political Science logo
    Acceptance Rate
    9%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1895
  5. For Business

    University of Nottingham logo
    Acceptance Rate
    11%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1948
  6. For Business

    University of Warwick logo
    Acceptance Rate
    14%
    Enrollment
    27,000
    Founded
    1965
  7. For Business

    University College London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    63%
    Enrollment
    42,000
    Founded
    1826
  8. For Business

    Cardiff University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    73%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1997
  9. For Business

    Imperial College London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    17,565
    Founded
    1907
  10. For Business

    University of Sheffield logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1905
  11. For Business

    Lancaster University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    64%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1964
  12. For Business

    University of London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    63%
    Enrollment
    170,000
    Founded
    1836
  13. For Business

    Loughborough University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    68%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1966
  14. For Business

    University of Birmingham logo
    Acceptance Rate
    74%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1900
  15. For Business

    University of Leeds logo
    Acceptance Rate
    76%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1904
  16. For Business

    University of Edinburgh logo
    Acceptance Rate
    51%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1583
  17. For Business

    University of Southampton logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    21,335
    Founded
    1952
  18. For Business

    University of Reading logo
    Acceptance Rate
    58%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1892
  19. For Business

    London Business School logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1964
  20. For Business

    Cranfield University logo
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1993
  21. For Business

    University of Sussex logo
    Acceptance Rate
    83%
    Enrollment
    17,319
    Founded
    1961
  22. For Business

    University of Strathclyde logo
    Acceptance Rate
    42%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1964
  23. For Business

    University of York logo
    Acceptance Rate
    79%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1963
  24. For Business

    University of Glasgow logo
    Acceptance Rate
    70%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1451
  25. For Business

    King's College London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    13%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1829
  26. For Business

    Newcastle University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    87%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1963
  27. For Business

    Brunel University London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1966
  28. For Business

    University of Bath logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1966
  29. For Business

    University of Surrey logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    16,900
    Founded
    1966
  30. For Business

    University of Bristol logo
    Acceptance Rate
    68%
    Enrollment
    23,590
    Founded
    1909
  31. For Business

    Durham University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    41%
    Enrollment
    17,707
    Founded
    1832
  32. For Business

    University of Liverpool logo
    Acceptance Rate
    14%
    Enrollment
    28,693
    Founded
    1881
  33. For Business

    University of Exeter logo
    Acceptance Rate
    7%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1955
  34. For Business

    Aston University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1895
  35. For Business

    University of East Anglia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    81%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1963
  36. For Business

    Ulster University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1968
  37. For Business

    University of Leicester logo
    Acceptance Rate
    72%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1957
  38. For Business

    University of Aberdeen logo
    Acceptance Rate
    78%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1495
  39. For Business

    City, University of London logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1966
  40. For Business

    University of Stirling logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    14,000
    Founded
    1967
  41. For Business

    University of Kent logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1965
  42. For Business

    University of Salford logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1967
  43. For Business

    University of Bradford logo
    Acceptance Rate
    49%
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1966
  44. For Business

    University of Essex logo
    Acceptance Rate
    74%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1964
  45. For Business

    Queen Mary University of London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    44%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1989
  46. For Business

    University of the West of England logo
    Enrollment
    30,732
    Founded
    1992
  47. For Business

    Bournemouth University logo
    Enrollment
    14,293
    Founded
    1992
  48. For Business

    Manchester Metropolitan University logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1992
  49. For Business

    University of Dundee logo
    Acceptance Rate
    38%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1967
  50. For Business

    Middlesex University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    57%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1973
  51. For Business

    Northumbria University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    63%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1992
  52. For Business

    University of Hull logo
    Acceptance Rate
    79%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1954
  53. For Business

    Queen's University Belfast logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1849
  54. For Business

    University of Plymouth logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1992
  55. For Business

    Heriot-Watt University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1966
  56. For Business

    Sheffield Hallam University logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1992
  57. For Business

    Keele University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1962
  58. For Business

    University of Westminster logo
    Acceptance Rate
    18%
    Enrollment
    19,000
    Founded
    1838
  59. For Business

    De Montfort University logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1992
  60. For Business

    Swansea University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1920
  61. For Business

    University of Portsmouth logo
    Acceptance Rate
    90%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1992
  62. For Business

    Nottingham Trent University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1992
  63. For Business

    Oxford Brookes University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1865
  64. For Business

    Royal Holloway, University of London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    17%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1849
  65. For Business

    Glasgow Caledonian University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    70%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1993
  66. For Business

    Birkbeck, University of London logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1823
  67. For Business

    University of St Andrews logo
    Acceptance Rate
    9%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1413
  68. For Business

    University of Huddersfield logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1992
  69. For Business

    University of Brighton logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1992
  70. For Business

    Coventry University logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1992
  71. For Business

    University of Hertfordshire logo
    Acceptance Rate
    70%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1992
  72. For Business

    Liverpool John Moores University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1992
  73. For Business

    University of Central Lancashire logo
    Acceptance Rate
    23%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1992
  74. For Business

    Leeds Beckett University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1992
  75. For Business

    University of Greenwich logo
    Acceptance Rate
    71%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1890
  76. For Business

    University of Wolverhampton logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1992
  77. For Business

    University of Wales logo
    Acceptance Rate
    32%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1893
  78. For Business

    Aberystwyth University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    94%
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1872
  79. For Business

    Bangor University logo
    Enrollment
    11,270
    Founded
    1884
  80. For Business

    Kingston University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1992
  81. For Business

    Robert Gordon University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    22%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1992
  82. For Business

    Edinburgh Napier University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1992
  83. For Business

    Staffordshire University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1992
  84. For Business

    London South Bank University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1892
  85. For Business

    London Metropolitan University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    84%
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1848
  86. For Business

    University of East London logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1992
  87. For Business

    SOAS, University of London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    63%
    Enrollment
    8,200
    Founded
    1916
  88. For Business

    University of South Wales logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1841
  89. For Business

    University of the West of Scotland logo
    Acceptance Rate
    70%
    Enrollment
    15,555
    Founded
    1897
  90. For Business

    University of Lincoln logo
    Acceptance Rate
    50%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1992
  91. For Business

    University of Bedfordshire logo
    Acceptance Rate
    80%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    2006
  92. For Business

    Teesside University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1992
  93. For Business

    Goldsmiths, University of London logo
    Acceptance Rate
    67%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1904
  94. For Business

    University of Sunderland logo
    Acceptance Rate
    27%
    Enrollment
    19,090
    Founded
    1992
  95. For Business

    Cardiff Metropolitan University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    2011
  96. For Business

    University of Derby logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    25,000
    Founded
    1992
  97. For Business

    Anglia Ruskin University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1858
  98. For Business

    University of Gloucestershire logo
    Acceptance Rate
    27%
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    2001
  99. For Business

    Queen Margaret University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    2007
  100. For Business

    University of Roehampton logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    2004

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