100 Best universities for Chemistry in the United Kingdom

Below is the list of best universities in the United Kingdom ranked based on their research performance in Chemistry. A graph of 18.6M citations received by 440K academic papers made by 108 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.

For Chemistry

#1 in the United Kingdom
#1 in Europe
#11 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1209

For Chemistry

#2 in the United Kingdom
#3 in Europe
#30 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
17,565
Founded
1907

For Chemistry

#3 in the United Kingdom
#4 in Europe
#32 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1096

For Chemistry

#4 in the United Kingdom
#7 in Europe
#45 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1824

For Chemistry

#5 in the United Kingdom
#18 in Europe
#97 in the World
Enrollment
42,000
Founded
1826

For Chemistry

#6 in the United Kingdom
#22 in Europe
#109 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Enrollment
21,335
Founded
1952

For Chemistry

#7 in the United Kingdom
#23 in Europe
#110 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1904

For Chemistry

#8 in the United Kingdom
#24 in Europe
#111 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1948

For Chemistry

#9 in the United Kingdom
#27 in Europe
#128 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1900

For Chemistry

#10 in the United Kingdom
#28 in Europe
#129 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Enrollment
23,590
Founded
1909

For Chemistry

#11 in the United Kingdom
#29 in Europe
#137 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1905

For Chemistry

#12 in the United Kingdom
#42 in Europe
#177 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
28,693
Founded
1881

For Chemistry

#13 in the United Kingdom
#52 in Europe
#209 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1451

For Chemistry

#14 in the United Kingdom
#61 in Europe
#231 in the World
Acceptance Rate
51%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1583

For Chemistry

#15 in the United Kingdom
#67 in Europe
#242 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1997

For Chemistry

#16 in the United Kingdom
#69 in Europe
#245 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
18,857
Male:Female
53:47
Founded
1966

For Chemistry

#17 in the United Kingdom
#72 in Europe
#248 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1967

For Chemistry

#18 in the United Kingdom
#73 in Europe
#253 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
19,520
Founded
1832

For Chemistry

#19 in the United Kingdom
#74 in Europe
#256 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1413

For Chemistry

#20 in the United Kingdom
#81 in Europe
#269 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
27,278
Founded
1965

For Chemistry

#21 in the United Kingdom
#91 in Europe
#292 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1849

For Chemistry

#22 in the United Kingdom
#101 in Europe
#320 in the World
Acceptance Rate
87%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1963

For Chemistry

#23 in the United Kingdom
#102 in Europe
#321 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1829

For Chemistry

#24 in the United Kingdom
#106 in Europe
#330 in the World
Acceptance Rate
86%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1892

For Chemistry

#25 in the United Kingdom
#117 in Europe
#353 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1963

For Chemistry

#26 in the United Kingdom
#118 in Europe
#354 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
16,900
Founded
1966

For Chemistry

#27 in the United Kingdom
#120 in Europe
#361 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1966

For Chemistry

#28 in the United Kingdom
#121 in Europe
#366 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1964

For Chemistry

#29 in the United Kingdom
#130 in Europe
#389 in the World
Enrollment
170,000
Founded
1836

For Chemistry

#30 in the United Kingdom
#143 in Europe
#418 in the World
Acceptance Rate
72%
Enrollment
24,409
Male:Female
46:54
Founded
1957

For Chemistry

#31 in the United Kingdom
#144 in Europe
#419 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1989

For Chemistry

#32 in the United Kingdom
#157 in Europe
#449 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1495

For Chemistry

#33 in the United Kingdom
#161 in Europe
#463 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1955

For Chemistry

#34 in the United Kingdom
#171 in Europe
#483 in the World
Enrollment
17,319
Male:Female
44:56
Founded
1961

For Chemistry

#35 in the United Kingdom
#173 in Europe
#489 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1966

For Chemistry

#36 in the United Kingdom
#174 in Europe
#490 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1993

For Chemistry

#37 in the United Kingdom
#190 in Europe
#528 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1963

For Chemistry

#38 in the United Kingdom
#196 in Europe
#554 in the World
Acceptance Rate
79%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1954

For Chemistry

#39 in the United Kingdom
#211 in Europe
#599 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1964

For Chemistry

#40 in the United Kingdom
#214 in Europe
#615 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1966

For Chemistry

#41 in the United Kingdom
#220 in Europe
#636 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1920

For Chemistry

#42 in the United Kingdom
#223 in Europe
#640 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1895

For Chemistry

#43 in the United Kingdom
#243 in Europe
#706 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1962

For Chemistry

#44 in the United Kingdom
#256 in Europe
#744 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1965

For Chemistry

#45 in the United Kingdom
#262 in Europe
#773 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1967

For Chemistry

#46 in the United Kingdom
#264 in Europe
#785 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1966

For Chemistry

#47 in the United Kingdom
#271 in Europe
#807 in the World
Acceptance Rate
94%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1872

For Chemistry

#48 in the United Kingdom
#289 in Europe
#855 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1992

For Chemistry

#49 in the United Kingdom
#292 in Europe
#867 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1893

For Chemistry

#50 in the United Kingdom
#297 in Europe
#887 in the World
Enrollment
11,270
Founded
1884

For Chemistry

#51 in the United Kingdom
#299 in Europe
#890 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1964

For Chemistry

#52 in the United Kingdom
#301 in Europe
#893 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1968

For Chemistry

#53 in the United Kingdom
#311 in Europe
#933 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1992

For Chemistry

#54 in the United Kingdom
#347 in Europe
#1056 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
14,000
Founded
1967

For Chemistry

#55 in the United Kingdom
#352 in Europe
#1076 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1849

For Chemistry

#56 in the United Kingdom
#358 in Europe
#1090 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1992

For Chemistry

#57 in the United Kingdom
#359 in Europe
#1102 in the World
Acceptance Rate
76%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1823

For Chemistry

#58 in the United Kingdom
#363 in Europe
#1117 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1992

For Chemistry

#59 in the United Kingdom
#366 in Europe
#1132 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1992

For Chemistry

#60 in the United Kingdom
#375 in Europe
#1189 in the World
Acceptance Rate
43%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1992

For Chemistry

#61 in the United Kingdom
#380 in Europe
#1208 in the World
Acceptance Rate
72%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1992

For Chemistry

#62 in the United Kingdom
#386 in Europe
#1239 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1992

For Chemistry

#63 in the United Kingdom
#388 in Europe
#1246 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1890

For Chemistry

#64 in the United Kingdom
#396 in Europe
#1265 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1992

For Chemistry

#65 in the United Kingdom
#404 in Europe
#1303 in the World
Enrollment
30,732
Founded
1992

For Chemistry

#66 in the United Kingdom
#406 in Europe
#1308 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1992

For Chemistry

#67 in the United Kingdom
#428 in Europe
#1427 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1892

For Chemistry

#68 in the United Kingdom
#438 in Europe
#1472 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Enrollment
22,980
Founded
1992

For Chemistry

#69 in the United Kingdom
#441 in Europe
#1498 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1992

For Chemistry

#70 in the United Kingdom
#442 in Europe
#1499 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1865

For Chemistry

#71 in the United Kingdom
#444 in Europe
#1504 in the World
Acceptance Rate
12%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1966

For Chemistry

#72 in the United Kingdom
#463 in Europe
#1578 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1992

For Chemistry

#73 in the United Kingdom
#474 in Europe
#1650 in the World
Acceptance Rate
22%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1992

For Chemistry

#74 in the United Kingdom
#479 in Europe
#1658 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2006

For Chemistry

#75 in the United Kingdom
#483 in Europe
#1670 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1992

For Chemistry

#76 in the United Kingdom
#498 in Europe
#1744 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1992

For Chemistry

#77 in the United Kingdom
#507 in Europe
#1774 in the World
Acceptance Rate
56%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1992

For Chemistry

#78 in the United Kingdom
#512 in Europe
#1819 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1993

For Chemistry

#79 in the United Kingdom
#520 in Europe
#1843 in the World
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1791

For Chemistry

#80 in the United Kingdom
#539 in Europe
#1941 in the World
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
2004

For Chemistry

#81 in the United Kingdom
#544 in Europe
#1978 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1841

For Chemistry

#82 in the United Kingdom
#558 in Europe
#2024 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
19,000
Founded
1838

For Chemistry

#83 in the United Kingdom
#566 in Europe
#2051 in the World
Acceptance Rate
27%
Enrollment
15,555
Founded
1897

For Chemistry

#84 in the United Kingdom
#599 in Europe
#2238 in the World
Enrollment
19,090
Founded
1992

For Chemistry

#85 in the United Kingdom
#612 in Europe
#2311 in the World
Acceptance Rate
31%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1992

For Chemistry

#86 in the United Kingdom
#618 in Europe
#2345 in the World
Enrollment
375
Founded
1932

For Chemistry

#87 in the United Kingdom
#619 in Europe
#2347 in the World
Enrollment
14,293
Founded
1992

For Chemistry

#88 in the United Kingdom
#621 in Europe
#2353 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1994

For Chemistry

#89 in the United Kingdom
#629 in Europe
#2407 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1848

For Chemistry

#90 in the United Kingdom
#651 in Europe
#2526 in the World
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1733

For Chemistry

#91 in the United Kingdom
#666 in Europe
#2593 in the World
Acceptance Rate
57%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1973

For Chemistry

#92 in the United Kingdom
#678 in Europe
#2657 in the World
Acceptance Rate
91%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1992

For Chemistry

#93 in the United Kingdom
#688 in Europe
#2716 in the World
Acceptance Rate
57%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1992

For Chemistry

#94 in the United Kingdom
#706 in Europe
#2834 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1992

For Chemistry

#95 in the United Kingdom
#714 in Europe
#2875 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
25,000
Founded
1992

For Chemistry

#96 in the United Kingdom
#738 in Europe
#3041 in the World
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2008

For Chemistry

#97 in the United Kingdom
#741 in Europe
#3048 in the World
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2012

For Chemistry

#98 in the United Kingdom
#749 in Europe
#3122 in the World
Acceptance Rate
64%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2011

For Chemistry

#99 in the United Kingdom
#751 in Europe
#3133 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2005

For Chemistry

#100 in the United Kingdom
#761 in Europe
#3153 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1858

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