UK University Rankings 2025

The Best Universities in the UK in 2025 Table with Scores

This year, Imperial College London has toppled the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge as the highest-performing UK university in a global ranking for the first time, according to the latest QS World University Rankings.

In the QS rankings of 90 British universities, 20 improved their position compared to the previous year, while 52 experienced a decline and 18 maintained their ranking.

List of The Top 10 UK Universities in 2025

UK RankingWorld RankingUniversity NameLocation
12Imperial College LondonLondon
23University of OxfordOxford
34University of CambridgeCambridge
527The University of EdinburghEdinburgh
6=34The University of ManchesterManchester
7=40King’s College LondonLondon
954University of BristolBristol
10=69The University of WarwickCoventry

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