Top 161 universities in United Kingdom | Europe: Rankings & Acceptance rate

Rank
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University nameCountry & City
Acceptance rate
Acc. rate
1 University of Cambridge United Kingdom
Cambridge
15%
2 University College London United Kingdom
London
3 University of Oxford United Kingdom
Oxford
25%
4 The University of Edinburgh United Kingdom
Edinburgh
5 The University of Manchester United Kingdom
Manchester
6 University of Leeds United Kingdom
Leeds
7 Imperial College London United Kingdom
London
8 The London School of Economics and Political Science United Kingdom
London
9 The University of Warwick United Kingdom
Coventry
10 The University of Nottingham United Kingdom
Nottingham
11 The University of York United Kingdom
York
12 University of Glasgow United Kingdom
Glasgow
13 King's College London United Kingdom
London
14 The University of Sheffield United Kingdom
Sheffield
15 University of Bristol United Kingdom
Bristol
16 Newcastle University United Kingdom
Newcastle upon Tyne
17 Queen Mary University of London United Kingdom
London
18 University of Surrey United Kingdom
Guildford
19 Queen's University Belfast United Kingdom
Belfast
35%
20 Cardiff University United Kingdom
Cardiff
21 University of Exeter United Kingdom
Exeter
22 University of Leicester United Kingdom
Leicester
23 Loughborough University United Kingdom
Loughborough
24 University of Sussex United Kingdom
Brighton
25 University of East Anglia United Kingdom
Norwich
26 University of Essex United Kingdom
Colchester
27 University of Strathclyde United Kingdom
Glasgow
28 University of St Andrews United Kingdom
St Andrews
29 University of Bath United Kingdom
Bath
15%
30 University of Reading United Kingdom
Reading
31 Durham University United Kingdom
Durham
32 University of Aberdeen United Kingdom
Aberdeen
33 Lancaster University United Kingdom
Lancaster
25%
34 University of Dundee United Kingdom
Dundee
35 University of Liverpool United Kingdom
Liverpool
36 City, University of London United Kingdom
London
37 University of Kent United Kingdom
Canterbury
38 Brunel University London United Kingdom
Uxbridge
65%
39 Heriot-Watt University United Kingdom
Edinburgh
40 University of the West of England United Kingdom
Bristol
41 University of Plymouth United Kingdom
Plymouth
42 University of Hertfordshire United Kingdom
Hatfield
43 Sheffield Hallam University United Kingdom
Sheffield
44 University of Stirling United Kingdom
Stirling
15%
45 University of Birmingham United Kingdom
Birmingham
46 University of Southampton United Kingdom
Southampton
47 Manchester Metropolitan University United Kingdom
Manchester
48 Goldsmiths, University of London United Kingdom
London
49 Bangor University United Kingdom
Bangor
50 University of the Arts London United Kingdom
London
51 University of Portsmouth United Kingdom
Portsmouth
52 Oxford Brookes University United Kingdom
Oxford
53 Birkbeck, University of London United Kingdom
London
54 London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London United Kingdom
London
55 Cranfield University United Kingdom
Cranfield
56 The University of Hull United Kingdom
Hull
57 University of Salford United Kingdom
Salford
58 Swansea University United Kingdom
Swansea
59 Ulster University United Kingdom
Coleraine
60 De Montfort University United Kingdom
Leicester
61 Aberystwyth University United Kingdom
Aberystwyth
62 Middlesex University United Kingdom
London
63 SOAS, University of London United Kingdom
London
64 Aston University United Kingdom
Birmingham
65 Northumbria University United Kingdom
Newcastle upon Tyne
66 Coventry University United Kingdom
Coventry
67 University of Brighton United Kingdom
Brighton
68 Keele University United Kingdom
Keele
69 Bournemouth University United Kingdom
Poole
70 University of Huddersfield United Kingdom
Huddersfield
71 Nottingham Trent University United Kingdom
Nottingham
15%
72 University of Central Lancashire United Kingdom
Preston
73 University of Wolverhampton United Kingdom
Wolverhampton
74 Kingston University United Kingdom
Kingston upon Thames
75 Liverpool John Moores University United Kingdom
Liverpool
76 University of Greenwich United Kingdom
London
77 Royal College of Art United Kingdom
London
78 London Business School United Kingdom
London
79 University of Lincoln United Kingdom
Lincoln
80 University of Bradford United Kingdom
Bradford
81 Edinburgh Napier University United Kingdom
Edinburgh
82 University of Westminster United Kingdom
London
83 Anglia Ruskin University United Kingdom
Cambridge
84 London South Bank University United Kingdom
London
85 University of East London United Kingdom
London
86 Birmingham City University United Kingdom
Birmingham
87 London Metropolitan University United Kingdom
London
88 Leeds Beckett University United Kingdom
Leeds
89 University of Derby United Kingdom
Derby
85%
90 Robert Gordon University United Kingdom
Aberdeen
91 Teesside University United Kingdom
Middlesbrough
92 Royal Holloway, University of London United Kingdom
Egham
93 School of Advanced Study, University of London United Kingdom
London
94 Staffordshire University United Kingdom
Stoke-on-Trent
95 University of Bedfordshire United Kingdom
Luton
75%
96 University of Sunderland United Kingdom
Sunderland
97 Royal Veterinary College University of London United Kingdom
London
98 University of Gloucestershire United Kingdom
Cheltenham
99 Glasgow Caledonian University United Kingdom
Glasgow
100 University of Roehampton United Kingdom
London
101 University of Chester United Kingdom
Chester
25%
102 Canterbury Christ Church University United Kingdom
Canterbury
103 University of the Highlands and Islands United Kingdom
Inverness
104 The University of Northampton United Kingdom
Northampton
105 Edge Hill University United Kingdom
Ormskirk
106 University of London United Kingdom
London
107 St George's, University of London United Kingdom
London
108 University of South Wales United Kingdom
Pontypridd
109 Solent University United Kingdom
Southampton
75%
110 Bath Spa University United Kingdom
Bath
111 University of West London United Kingdom
Ealing
112 Glasgow School of Art United Kingdom
Glasgow
15%
113 The Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London United Kingdom
London
114 University of the West of Scotland United Kingdom
Paisley
115 Royal College of Music United Kingdom
London
116 Royal Academy of Music, University of London United Kingdom
London
5%
117 Abertay University United Kingdom
Dundee
118 University of Bolton United Kingdom
Bolton
119 The University of Winchester United Kingdom
Winchester
45%
120 York St John University United Kingdom
York
121 Cardiff Metropolitan University United Kingdom
Cardiff
5%
122 Queen Margaret University United Kingdom
Edinburgh
45%
123 Scotland's Rural College United Kingdom
Edinburgh
124 University of Cumbria United Kingdom
Carlisle
125 Liverpool Hope University United Kingdom
Liverpool
126 Falmouth University United Kingdom
Falmouth
127 Wrexham Glyndwr University United Kingdom
Wrexham
128 University of Wales Trinity Saint David United Kingdom
Carmarthen
65%
129 The University of Buckingham United Kingdom
Buckingham
130 Harper Adams University United Kingdom
Newport
131 University of Worcester United Kingdom
Worcester
132 University of Chichester United Kingdom
Chichester
133 Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance United Kingdom
London
134 Royal Northern College of Music United Kingdom
Manchester
135 University for the Creative Arts United Kingdom
Canterbury
136 Buckinghamshire New University United Kingdom
High Wycombe
137 St Mary's University, Twickenham United Kingdom
Twickenham
138 BPP University United Kingdom
Manchester
139 The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama United Kingdom
London
140 Royal Conservatoire of Scotland United Kingdom
Glasgow
141 Arts University Bournemouth United Kingdom
Poole
142 Regent's University London United Kingdom
London
143 Plymouth College of Art United Kingdom
Plymouth
144 Norwich University of the Arts United Kingdom
Norwich
145 The University of Law United Kingdom
Guildford
146 Ravensbourne United Kingdom
London
147 Leeds Trinity University United Kingdom
Leeds
148 University of Wales United Kingdom
Cardiff
149 Rose Bruford College United Kingdom
London
150 Royal Agricultural University United Kingdom
Cirencester
75%
151 Newman University, Birmingham United Kingdom
Birmingham
152 University of St Mark and St John United Kingdom
Plymouth
153 Bishop Grosseteste University United Kingdom
Lincoln
154 Richmond, The American International University in London United Kingdom
London
35%
155 University College Birmingham United Kingdom
Birmingham
85%
156 Leeds College of Music United Kingdom
Leeds
157 Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts United Kingdom
Liverpool
158 Leeds Arts University United Kingdom
Leeds
159 Heythrop College United Kingdom
London
65%
160 Northern School of Contemporary Dance United Kingdom
Leeds
35%
161 European School of Economics United Kingdom
London