100 Best universities for Sociology in the United Kingdom

Below is the list of best universities in the United Kingdom ranked based on their research performance in Sociology. A graph of 4.53M citations received by 151K academic papers made by 129 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 Sociology

#1 in the United Kingdom
#1 in Europe
#2 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1096

For Sociology

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

For Sociology

#3 in the United Kingdom
#3 in Europe
#9 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1824

For Sociology

#4 in the United Kingdom
#4 in Europe
#10 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1895

For Sociology

#5 in the United Kingdom
#5 in Europe
#16 in the World
Acceptance Rate
51%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1583

For Sociology

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

For Sociology

#7 in the United Kingdom
#7 in Europe
#25 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
27,278
Founded
1965

For Sociology

#8 in the United Kingdom
#8 in Europe
#30 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1997

For Sociology

#9 in the United Kingdom
#9 in Europe
#31 in the World
Enrollment
42,000
Founded
1826

For Sociology

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

For Sociology

#11 in the United Kingdom
#12 in Europe
#38 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1904

For Sociology

#12 in the United Kingdom
#13 in Europe
#42 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1829

For Sociology

#13 in the United Kingdom
#14 in Europe
#43 in the World
Enrollment
170,000
Founded
1836

For Sociology

#14 in the United Kingdom
#15 in Europe
#44 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1948

For Sociology

#15 in the United Kingdom
#16 in Europe
#47 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1900

For Sociology

#16 in the United Kingdom
#17 in Europe
#49 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
19,520
Founded
1832

For Sociology

#17 in the United Kingdom
#18 in Europe
#53 in the World
Enrollment
17,319
Male:Female
44:56
Founded
1961

For Sociology

#18 in the United Kingdom
#19 in Europe
#60 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Enrollment
23,590
Founded
1909

For Sociology

#19 in the United Kingdom
#20 in Europe
#63 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1966

For Sociology

#20 in the United Kingdom
#21 in Europe
#64 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1451

For Sociology

#21 in the United Kingdom
#22 in Europe
#68 in the World
Acceptance Rate
72%
Enrollment
24,409
Male:Female
46:54
Founded
1957

For Sociology

#22 in the United Kingdom
#23 in Europe
#70 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1955

For Sociology

#23 in the United Kingdom
#26 in Europe
#77 in the World
Acceptance Rate
87%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1963

For Sociology

#24 in the United Kingdom
#28 in Europe
#81 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Enrollment
21,335
Founded
1952

For Sociology

#25 in the United Kingdom
#30 in Europe
#83 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1963

For Sociology

#26 in the United Kingdom
#34 in Europe
#101 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1965

For Sociology

#27 in the United Kingdom
#35 in Europe
#105 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1963

For Sociology

#28 in the United Kingdom
#37 in Europe
#111 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
28,693
Founded
1881

For Sociology

#29 in the United Kingdom
#38 in Europe
#118 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1962

For Sociology

#30 in the United Kingdom
#41 in Europe
#135 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
18,857
Male:Female
53:47
Founded
1966

For Sociology

#31 in the United Kingdom
#42 in Europe
#136 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
14,000
Founded
1967

For Sociology

#32 in the United Kingdom
#43 in Europe
#137 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1964

For Sociology

#33 in the United Kingdom
#45 in Europe
#139 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1992

For Sociology

#34 in the United Kingdom
#46 in Europe
#146 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
16,900
Founded
1966

For Sociology

#35 in the United Kingdom
#47 in Europe
#149 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1966

For Sociology

#36 in the United Kingdom
#50 in Europe
#156 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1904

For Sociology

#37 in the United Kingdom
#51 in Europe
#161 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1849

For Sociology

#38 in the United Kingdom
#53 in Europe
#164 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1989

For Sociology

#39 in the United Kingdom
#55 in Europe
#175 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1992

For Sociology

#40 in the United Kingdom
#56 in Europe
#177 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1964

For Sociology

#41 in the United Kingdom
#58 in Europe
#179 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1849

For Sociology

#42 in the United Kingdom
#60 in Europe
#184 in the World
Acceptance Rate
86%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1892

For Sociology

#43 in the United Kingdom
#62 in Europe
#191 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1495

For Sociology

#44 in the United Kingdom
#63 in Europe
#194 in the World
Enrollment
30,732
Founded
1992

For Sociology

#45 in the United Kingdom
#64 in Europe
#195 in the World
Acceptance Rate
43%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1992

For Sociology

#46 in the United Kingdom
#65 in Europe
#197 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1413

For Sociology

#47 in the United Kingdom
#70 in Europe
#214 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1992

For Sociology

#48 in the United Kingdom
#71 in Europe
#216 in the World
Acceptance Rate
79%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1954

For Sociology

#49 in the United Kingdom
#73 in Europe
#223 in the World
Acceptance Rate
72%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1992

For Sociology

#50 in the United Kingdom
#74 in Europe
#224 in the World
Acceptance Rate
76%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1823

For Sociology

#51 in the United Kingdom
#75 in Europe
#228 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1992

For Sociology

#52 in the United Kingdom
#77 in Europe
#233 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1992

For Sociology

#53 in the United Kingdom
#78 in Europe
#237 in the World
Acceptance Rate
94%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1872

For Sociology

#54 in the United Kingdom
#81 in Europe
#240 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1992

For Sociology

#55 in the United Kingdom
#85 in Europe
#245 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1992

For Sociology

#56 in the United Kingdom
#87 in Europe
#252 in the World
Enrollment
8,200
Founded
1916

For Sociology

#57 in the United Kingdom
#89 in Europe
#264 in the World
Acceptance Rate
57%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1973

For Sociology

#58 in the United Kingdom
#90 in Europe
#266 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1967

For Sociology

#59 in the United Kingdom
#91 in Europe
#267 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1920

For Sociology

#60 in the United Kingdom
#94 in Europe
#270 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1865

For Sociology

#61 in the United Kingdom
#96 in Europe
#275 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1992

For Sociology

#62 in the United Kingdom
#99 in Europe
#280 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1968

For Sociology

#63 in the United Kingdom
#102 in Europe
#283 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
19,000
Founded
1838

For Sociology

#64 in the United Kingdom
#105 in Europe
#292 in the World
Acceptance Rate
12%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1966

For Sociology

#65 in the United Kingdom
#106 in Europe
#296 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1992

For Sociology

#66 in the United Kingdom
#109 in Europe
#308 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1966

For Sociology

#67 in the United Kingdom
#110 in Europe
#310 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1992

For Sociology

#68 in the United Kingdom
#112 in Europe
#314 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1967

For Sociology

#69 in the United Kingdom
#118 in Europe
#325 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2004

For Sociology

#70 in the United Kingdom
#121 in Europe
#331 in the World
Enrollment
14,293
Founded
1992

For Sociology

#71 in the United Kingdom
#130 in Europe
#350 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
17,565
Founded
1907

For Sociology

#72 in the United Kingdom
#132 in Europe
#358 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1992

For Sociology

#73 in the United Kingdom
#134 in Europe
#362 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1848

For Sociology

#74 in the United Kingdom
#136 in Europe
#365 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1992

For Sociology

#75 in the United Kingdom
#137 in Europe
#367 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1890

For Sociology

#76 in the United Kingdom
#143 in Europe
#381 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Enrollment
22,980
Founded
1992

For Sociology

#77 in the United Kingdom
#145 in Europe
#387 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1895

For Sociology

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

For Sociology

#79 in the United Kingdom
#158 in Europe
#427 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1892

For Sociology

#80 in the United Kingdom
#160 in Europe
#429 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2005

For Sociology

#81 in the United Kingdom
#162 in Europe
#434 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1992

For Sociology

#82 in the United Kingdom
#166 in Europe
#447 in the World
Enrollment
11,270
Founded
1884

For Sociology

#83 in the United Kingdom
#167 in Europe
#452 in the World
Acceptance Rate
31%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1992

For Sociology

#84 in the United Kingdom
#171 in Europe
#465 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1993

For Sociology

#85 in the United Kingdom
#172 in Europe
#466 in the World
Acceptance Rate
91%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1992

For Sociology

#86 in the United Kingdom
#174 in Europe
#468 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1858

For Sociology

#87 in the United Kingdom
#176 in Europe
#473 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1992

For Sociology

#88 in the United Kingdom
#178 in Europe
#476 in the World
Acceptance Rate
57%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1992

For Sociology

#89 in the United Kingdom
#179 in Europe
#479 in the World
Enrollment
19,090
Founded
1992

For Sociology

#90 in the United Kingdom
#180 in Europe
#488 in the World
Acceptance Rate
56%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1992

For Sociology

#91 in the United Kingdom
#193 in Europe
#520 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1893

For Sociology

#92 in the United Kingdom
#200 in Europe
#536 in the World
Acceptance Rate
22%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1992

For Sociology

#93 in the United Kingdom
#208 in Europe
#548 in the World
Acceptance Rate
27%
Enrollment
15,555
Founded
1897

For Sociology

#94 in the United Kingdom
#213 in Europe
#569 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1966

For Sociology

#95 in the United Kingdom
#216 in Europe
#579 in the World
Acceptance Rate
28%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2006

For Sociology

#96 in the United Kingdom
#217 in Europe
#582 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1964

For Sociology

#97 in the United Kingdom
#225 in Europe
#597 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2006

For Sociology

#98 in the United Kingdom
#232 in Europe
#625 in the World
Acceptance Rate
27%
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
2001

For Sociology

#99 in the United Kingdom
#235 in Europe
#636 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
25,000
Founded
1992

For Sociology

#100 in the United Kingdom
#236 in Europe
#637 in the World
Acceptance Rate
86%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2005

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