The Guardian University Guide

Using eight different criteria, each weighted between 5 and 17 per cent, The Guardians ranking uses eight different criteria and unlike other British university rankings, research output is not included as a measure. The Guardian ranking includes a value-added factor which compares students degree results with their entry qualifications. The overall ranking is based on an average across the subjects rather than on institutional level statistics. The eight criteria used in the ranking are:
•Entry score (17%);
•Feedback – as rated by graduates of the course (5%);
•Job prospects (17%);
•Overall quality – final-year students opinions about the overall quality of their course;
•Spending per student (17%);
•Staff/student ratio (17%);
•Teaching quality – as rated by graduates of the course (10%); and
•Value added (17%).
The Guardian University Guide latest rankings
Ranking Country School Name
1 UK
University of Cambridge
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2 UK
University of Oxford
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3 UK
University of St Andrews
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4 UK
University of Bath
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5 UK
Imperial College London
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6 UK
University of Surrey
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7 UK
London School of Economics and Political Science
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8 UK
Durham University
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9 UK
University of Warwick
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10 UK
Lancaster University
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11 UK
UCL
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12 UK
University of Exeter
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13 UK
Heriot-Watt University
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14 UK
University of East Anglia
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15 UK
Loughborough University
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16 UK
University of York
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17 UK
Birmingham, University College
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18 UK
University of Edinburgh
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19 UK
University of Southampton
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20 UK
University of Kent
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21 UK
University of Leicester
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22 UK
Aston University
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24 UK
University of London SOAS
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25 UK
University of Glasgow
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26 UK
Cardiff University
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27 UK
Coventry University
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28 UK
University of Leeds
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28 UK
Newcastle University
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30 UK
University of Reading
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31 UK
University of the Arts London
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32 UK
Queen Mary University of London
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33 UK
University of Manchester
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34 UK
University of Bristol
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35 UK
University of London City
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36 UK
University of London Royal Holloway
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37 UK
University of Sheffield
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38 UK
University of Strathclyde
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39 UK
Oxford Brookes University
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40 UK
King's College London
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41 UK
University of Keele
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41 UK
University of Aberdeen
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43 UK
University of Sussex
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44 UK
University of Northampton
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45 UK
University of Liverpool
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46 UK
Queen's University Belfast
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47 UK
University of Dundee
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48 UK
University of London Goldsmiths
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49 UK
University of West of England
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50 UK
University of Derby
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51 UK
Robert Gordon University
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52 UK
Brunel University
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53 UK
Falmouth University
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54 UK
University of Essex
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55 UK
University of Portsmouth
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56 UK
University of Huddersfield
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57 UK
Swansea University
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57 UK
Nottingham Trent University
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59 UK
University of Winchester
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60 UK
Northumbria University
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61 UK
University of Chester
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62 UK
University of Brighton
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63 UK
University of Stirling
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65 UK
University of Lincoln
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66 UK
University of Hertfordshire
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67 UK
University of Central Lancashire
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69 UK
Queen Margaret University Edinburgh
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69 UK
Bath Spa University
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71 UK
Manchester Metropolitan University
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71 UK
Bournemouth University
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73 UK
Sheffield Hallam University
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74 UK
University of Gloucestershire
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75 UK
University of Hull
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77 UK
University of Sunderland
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78 UK
Edinburgh Napier University
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80 UK
Liverpool John Moores University
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80 UK
University of Chichester
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82 UK
Bangor University
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83 UK
University of Bradford
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84 UK
Teesside University
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85 UK
De Montfort University
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86 UK
Middlesex University
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87 UK
University of Greenwich
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88 UK
Birmingham City University
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90 UK
University of Staffordshire
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91 UK
Glasgow Caledonian University
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92 UK
Canterbury Christ Church University
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93 UK
University of Ulster
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94 UK
University of Salford
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95 UK
University of Westminster
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97 UK
University of West London
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98 UK
Kingston University London
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98 UK
Cardiff Metropolitan University
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100 UK
Roehampton University, London
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101 UK
University of Abertay Dundee
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102 UK
University of South Wales
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103 UK
University of Worcester
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104 UK
University of Cumbria
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105 UK
Anglia Ruskin University
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106 UK
Aberystwyth University
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107 UK
Southampton Solent University
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108 UK
Leeds Beckett University
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109 UK
University of East London
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110 UK
University of West of Scotland
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111 USA
Trinity College
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112 UK
London South Bank University
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113 UK
University of Bolton
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114 UK
Bucks New University
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115 UK
University of Bedfordshire
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116 UK
London Metropolitan University
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