69 Best universities for Operations Research in the United Kingdom

Below is the list of best universities in the United Kingdom ranked based on their research performance in Operations Research. A graph of 536K citations received by 12.6K academic papers made by 69 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 College London

For Operations Research

#2 in Europe
#6 in the World
Enrollment
42,000
Founded
1826

2. Imperial College London

For Operations Research

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

3. University of Cambridge

For Operations Research

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

4. University of Manchester

For Operations Research

#8 in Europe
#30 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1824

5. University of Southampton

For Operations Research

#9 in Europe
#34 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Enrollment
21,335
Founded
1952

6. University of Leeds

For Operations Research

#10 in Europe
#45 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1904

7. Lancaster University

For Operations Research

#12 in Europe
#49 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1964

8. University of Warwick

For Operations Research

#13 in Europe
#50 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
27,278
Founded
1965

9. University of Nottingham

For Operations Research

#14 in Europe
#51 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1948

10. Loughborough University

For Operations Research

#15 in Europe
#56 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1966

11. Newcastle University

For Operations Research

#17 in Europe
#59 in the World
Acceptance Rate
87%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1963

12. University of Oxford

For Operations Research

#19 in Europe
#63 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1096

13. University of Sheffield

For Operations Research

#20 in Europe
#65 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1905

14. Cardiff University

For Operations Research

#21 in Europe
#77 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1997

15. Brunel University London

For Operations Research

#27 in Europe
#93 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1966

16. University of Bristol

For Operations Research

#33 in Europe
#106 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Enrollment
23,590
Founded
1909

17. University of York

For Operations Research

#38 in Europe
#119 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1963

18. University of London

For Operations Research

#42 in Europe
#127 in the World
Enrollment
170,000
Founded
1836

19. University of Strathclyde

For Operations Research

#43 in Europe
#128 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1964

20. University of Liverpool

For Operations Research

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

21. University of Bath

For Operations Research

#47 in Europe
#137 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
18,857
Male:Female
53:47
Founded
1966

22. University of Edinburgh

For Operations Research

#48 in Europe
#140 in the World
Acceptance Rate
51%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1583

23. University of Birmingham

For Operations Research

#49 in Europe
#145 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1900

24. University of Glasgow

For Operations Research

#55 in Europe
#166 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1451

25. University of Salford

For Operations Research

#62 in Europe
#193 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1967

26. Cranfield University

For Operations Research

#64 in Europe
#196 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1993

27. London School of Economics and Political Science

For Operations Research

#70 in Europe
#208 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1895

28. University of Exeter

For Operations Research

#74 in Europe
#214 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1955

29. University of Leicester

For Operations Research

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

30. Aston University

For Operations Research

#87 in Europe
#261 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1895

31. University of Aberdeen

For Operations Research

#88 in Europe
#262 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1495

32. University of Reading

For Operations Research

#95 in Europe
#273 in the World
Acceptance Rate
86%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1892

33. Liverpool John Moores University

For Operations Research

#106 in Europe
#314 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1992

34. University of Surrey

For Operations Research

#108 in Europe
#321 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
16,900
Founded
1966

35. Durham University

For Operations Research

#111 in Europe
#326 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
19,520
Founded
1832

36. King's College London

For Operations Research

#112 in Europe
#330 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1829

37. University of Kent

For Operations Research

#123 in Europe
#368 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1965

38. Queen Mary University of London

For Operations Research

#125 in Europe
#370 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1989

39. University of Plymouth

For Operations Research

#131 in Europe
#383 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1992

40. University of Portsmouth

For Operations Research

#133 in Europe
#390 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1992

41. University of Dundee

For Operations Research

#138 in Europe
#404 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1967

42. De Montfort University

For Operations Research

#143 in Europe
#419 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1992

43. Ulster University

For Operations Research

#144 in Europe
#420 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1968

44. London Business School

For Operations Research

#145 in Europe
#421 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1964

45. University of East Anglia

For Operations Research

#151 in Europe
#438 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1963

46. University of the West of England

For Operations Research

#152 in Europe
#442 in the World
Enrollment
30,732
Founded
1992

47. University of Sussex

For Operations Research

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

48. City, University of London

For Operations Research

#158 in Europe
#457 in the World
Acceptance Rate
12%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1966

49. University of Greenwich

For Operations Research

#159 in Europe
#462 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1890

50. Heriot-Watt University

For Operations Research

#166 in Europe
#479 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1966

51. University of Hull

For Operations Research

#167 in Europe
#485 in the World
Acceptance Rate
79%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1954

52. Swansea University

For Operations Research

#177 in Europe
#511 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1920

53. University of Westminster

For Operations Research

#178 in Europe
#514 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
19,000
Founded
1838

54. Manchester Metropolitan University

For Operations Research

#179 in Europe
#515 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1992

55. University of Essex

For Operations Research

#188 in Europe
#533 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1964

56. Queen's University Belfast

For Operations Research

#190 in Europe
#535 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1849

57. Coventry University

For Operations Research

#199 in Europe
#555 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Enrollment
22,980
Founded
1992

58. University of Stirling

For Operations Research

#201 in Europe
#557 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
14,000
Founded
1967

59. University of Hertfordshire

For Operations Research

#202 in Europe
#558 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1992

60. University of Bradford

For Operations Research

#204 in Europe
#568 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1966

61. Birkbeck, University of London

For Operations Research

#207 in Europe
#573 in the World
Acceptance Rate
76%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1823

62. Keele University

For Operations Research

#212 in Europe
#586 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1962

63. Edinburgh Napier University

For Operations Research

#221 in Europe
#616 in the World
Acceptance Rate
56%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1992

64. University of St Andrews

For Operations Research

#235 in Europe
#643 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1413

65. Middlesex University

For Operations Research

#248 in Europe
#680 in the World
Acceptance Rate
57%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1973

66. Northumbria University

For Operations Research

#267 in Europe
#731 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1992

67. Aberystwyth University

For Operations Research

#270 in Europe
#738 in the World
Acceptance Rate
94%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1872

68. University of Wales

For Operations Research

#275 in Europe
#749 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1893

69. University of Huddersfield

For Operations Research

#283 in Europe
#770 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1992

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