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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4 UK
Durham University
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6 UK
Loughborough University
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6 UK
Imperial College London
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8 UK
University of Warwick
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9 UK
Lancaster University
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10 UK
UCL
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10 UK
University of Surrey
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12 UK
Coventry University
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13 UK
University of Exeter
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14 UK
University of Leeds
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15 UK
London School of Economics and Political Science
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15 UK
Birmingham, University College
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17 UK
University of York
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18 UK
University of East Anglia
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20 UK
University of Sussex
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22 UK
University of Kent
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23 UK
University of Glasgow
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24 UK
University of Dundee
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25 UK
University of London SOAS
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26 UK
Heriot-Watt University
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27 UK
University of Bristol
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28 UK
University of Manchester
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29 UK
University of Reading
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30 UK
Newcastle University
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30 UK
University of Edinburgh
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32 UK
Falmouth University
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32 UK
University of London City
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34 UK
Nottingham Trent University
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35 UK
University of Southampton
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36 UK
University of Keele
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37 UK
University of Portsmouth
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38 UK
Queen's University Belfast
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39 UK
King's College London
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40 UK
University of Sheffield
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40 UK
University of London Royal Holloway
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42 UK
Cardiff University
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43 UK
University of Leicester
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44 UK
Queen Mary University of London
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45 UK
Swansea University
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46 UK
University of Aberdeen
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47 UK
University of Lincoln
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48 UK
Northumbria University
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48 UK
University of Essex
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50 UK
Oxford Brookes University
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51 UK
Aston University
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52 UK
University of Strathclyde
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54 UK
University of Derby
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54 UK
University of Stirling
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56 UK
Liverpool Hope University
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58 UK
University of West London
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59 UK
University of the Arts London
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60 UK
University of Huddersfield
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61 UK
Bournemouth University
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62 UK
Robert Gordon University
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63 UK
Bangor University
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64 UK
University of Gloucestershire
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64 UK
University of London Goldsmiths
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66 UK
University of Abertay Dundee
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67 UK
University of Central Lancashire
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67 UK
University of Staffordshire
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67 UK
University of Liverpool
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70 UK
Middlesex University
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71 UK
University of Sunderland
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72 UK
University of Chichester
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72 UK
Anglia Ruskin University
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72 UK
Brunel University
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75 UK
University of Bradford
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76 UK
Manchester Metropolitan University
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77 UK
University of Chester
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79 UK
Teesside University
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80 UK
Liverpool John Moores University
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81 UK
Kingston University London
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81 UK
Aberystwyth University
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83 UK
Edinburgh Napier University
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84 UK
University of Hull
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85 UK
Sheffield Hallam University
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86 UK
University of Bolton
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87 UK
Cardiff Metropolitan University
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88 UK
University of Worcester
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90 UK
University of Winchester
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91 UK
University of Brighton
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92 UK
London South Bank University
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93 UK
Roehampton University, London
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94 UK
De Montfort University
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95 UK
University of Greenwich
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96 UK
University of Ulster
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97 UK
Bath Spa University
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98 UK
University of Bedfordshire
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99 UK
University of Salford
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100 UK
Queen Margaret University Edinburgh
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101 UK
Birmingham City University
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102 UK
University of Hertfordshire
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103 UK
Southampton Solent University
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104 UK
University of West of Scotland
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105 UK
University of Northampton
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107 UK
University of East London
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108 UK
University of Westminster
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109 UK
Canterbury Christ Church University
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112 UK
University of Wales Trinity Saint David
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114 UK
Leeds Beckett University
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116 UK
University of South Wales
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117 UK
London Metropolitan University
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118 UK
University of Cumbria
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120 UK
Bucks New University
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