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What university is the best in the UK for you? Use our Top University World Rankings to find the best and top ranked Rural Universities in the UK.

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These universities are ranked based on the 5,000+ user reviews that have been submitted by University Compare's trusted community.
      • 1
      • University of Surrey (2)
      •  
      • 4.75
      • 90
      • 10165
      • 2
      • York St John University (2)
      •  
      • 4.75
      • 0
      • 6,000
      • 3
      • University of Sheffield (5)
      •  
      • 4.44
      • 86
      • 18085
      • 4
      • Heythrop College, University of London (5)
      •  
      • 4.38
      • 93
      • N / A
      • 5
      • University of Leeds (10)
      •  
      • 4.36
      • 85
      • 24045
      • 6
      • University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) (9)
      •  
      • 4.34
      • 0
      • 10,425
      • 7
      • Kings College London, UOL (2)
      •  
      • 4.25
      • 88
      • 14975
      • 8
      • Newcastle College (2)
      •  
      • 4.25
      • 0
      • 45,000
      • 9
      • UCFB (7)
      •  
      • 4.13
      • 93
      • 2000
      • 10
      • University of Nottingham (4)
      •  
      • 4.12
      • 86
      • 24665
      • 11
      • Nottingham Trent University (10)
      •  
      • 4.08
      • 89
      • 31450
      • 12
      • Liverpool Hope University (5)
      •  
      • 4.06
      • 0
      • 7,000
      • 13
      • Queen Mary, University of London (8)
      •  
      • 4.03
      • 84
      • 11020
      • 14
      • Aston University (9)
      •  
      • 4.03
      • 86
      • 7,278
      • 15
      • Newcastle University (7)
      •  
      • 4.00
      • 88
      • 14590
      • 16
      • Swansea University (10)
      •  
      • 4.00
      • 86
      • 12240
      • 17
      • London Business School, University of London (3)
      •  
      • 4.00
      • 0
      • N / A
      • 18
      • University of Bristol (9)
      •  
      • 4.00
      • 87
      • 14380
      • 19
      • University of Glasgow (3)
      •  
      • 4.00
      • 88
      • 20000
      • 20
      • Canterbury Christ Church University (17)
      •  
      • 4.00
      • 89
      • 17120
      • 21
      • University of Hull (10)
      •  
      • 3.98
      • 88
      • 19065
      • 22
      • University of Liverpool (12)
      •  
      • 3.97
      • 86
      • 16020
      • 23
      • University of Huddersfield (17)
      •  
      • 3.91
      • 88
      • 22, 573
      • 24
      • UCL, University of London (6)
      •  
      • 3.90
      • 86
      • 12750
      • 25
      • University Of Derby (10)
      •  
      • 3.89
      • 84
      • 28,964
      • 26
      • University of Cambridge (5)
      •  
      • 3.88
      • 88
      • 13195
      • 27
      • Norwich University of the Arts (8)
      •  
      • 3.85
      • 0
      • 2,000
      • 28
      • Liverpool John Moores University (10)
      •  
      • 3.81
      • 85
      • 20930
      • 29
      • University of Greenwich (5)
      •  
      • 3.81
      • 79
      • 22,000
      • 30
      • University of East London (12)
      •  
      • 3.80
      • 75
      • 18335
      • 31
      • University of St Andrews (9)
      •  
      • 3.78
      • 90
      • 7155
      • 32
      • The Manchester Metropolitan University (13)
      •  
      • 3.77
      • 84
      • 36,000
      • 33
      • University of Strathclyde (8)
      •  
      • 3.75
      • 86
      • 14760
      • 34
      • Sheffield Hallam University (8)
      •  
      • 3.75
      • 86
      • 27375
      • 35
      • Brunel University (28)
      •  
      • 3.73
      • 88
      • 11080
      • 36
      • Abertay University (14)
      •  
      • 3.73
      • 87
      • 4200
      • 37
      • Leeds Trinity University (11)
      •  
      • 3.72
      • 91
      • 3,100
      • 38
      • London Metropolitan University (9)
      •  
      • 3.72
      • 82
      • 12337
      • 39
      • St Marys University, Twickenham (8)
      •  
      • 3.72
      • 88
      • 3,437
      • 40
      • University Of Dundee (10)
      •  
      • 3.70
      • 87
      • 10735
      • 41
      • University of Edinburgh (6)
      •  
      • 3.70
      • 90
      • 19290
      • 42
      • Falmouth University (4)
      •  
      • 3.69
      • 85
      • 2890
      • 43
      • University of East Anglia (UEA) (13)
      •  
      • 3.69
      • 87
      • 15,000
      • 44
      • Royal Holloway, University of London (18)
      •  
      • 3.68
      • 87
      • 7105
      • 45
      • University Of Northampton (15)
      •  
      • 3.65
      • 89
      • 14000
      • 46
      • Goldsmiths, University of London (8)
      •  
      • 3.64
      • 83
      • 5510
      • 47
      • London School Of Economics (4)
      •  
      • 3.58
      • 87
      • 9,600
      • 48
      • School Of Oriental And African Studies (9)
      •  
      • 3.56
      • 78
      • 2980
      • 49
      • University of Bradford (11)
      •  
      • 3.55
      • 81
      • 13035
      • 50
      • Birmingham City University (10)
      •  
      • 3.53
      • 94
      • 23,337
      • 51
      • Oxford Brookes University (12)
      •  
      • 3.52
      • 87
      • 17,864
      • 52
      • Arts University Bournemouth (4)
      •  
      • 3.50
      • 93
      • 3,000
      • 53
      • Imperial College London (6)
      •  
      • 3.50
      • 86
      • 8580
      • 54
      • University of Brighton (6)
      •  
      • 3.50
      • 83
      • 19115
      • 55
      • University Of Birmingham (11)
      •  
      • 3.48
      • 86
      • 18875
      • 56
      • The University Of Westminster (29)
      •  
      • 3.46
      • 79
      • 20,000
      • 57
      • The University Of Manchester (8)
      •  
      • 3.43
      • 84
      • 28500
      • 58
      • University of Salford (10)
      •  
      • 3.42
      • 82
      • 17445
      • 59
      • Glasgow Caledonian University (3)
      •  
      • 3.42
      • 90
      • 14560
      • 60
      • London South Bank University (14)
      •  
      • 3.42
      • 77
      • 18255
      • 61
      • Coventry University (28)
      •  
      • 3.40
      • 90
      • 14,739
      • 62
      • Northumbria University (13)
      •  
      • 3.40
      • 86
      • 24675
      • 63
      • University of Aberdeen (5)
      •  
      • 3.35
      • 87
      • 16,000
      • 64
      • Bishop Grosseteste University (8)
      •  
      • 3.32
      • 88
      • 1510
      • 65
      • Cardiff University (8)
      •  
      • 3.32
      • 97
      • 20115
      • 66
      • University of Wolverhampton (13)
      •  
      • 3.32
      • 78
      • 17720
      • 67
      • Teesside University (4)
      •  
      • 3.31
      • 82
      • 16,070
      • 68
      • Birkbeck, University of London (47)
      •  
      • 3.31
      • 85
      • N / A
      • 69
      • Ealing Hammersmith and West London College (1)
      •  
      • 3.25
      • 93
      • 375
      • 70
      • University of Sussex (4)
      •  
      • 3.25
      • 80
      • 9185
      • 71
      • Middlesex University (29)
      •  
      • 3.25
      • 74
      • 16310
      • 72
      • Bristol, University of the West of England (7)
      •  
      • 3.18
      • 89
      • 24095
      • 73
      • Institute of Education, University of London (6)
      •  
      • 3.17
      • 95
      • 540
      • 74
      • The University of West London (9)
      •  
      • 3.13
      • 84
      • 12,000
      • 75
      • City, University of London (28)
      •  
      • 3.12
      • 86
      • 16,519
      • 76
      • Cardiff Metropolitan University (6)
      •  
      • 3.08
      • 87
      • 8095
      • 77
      • BPP University (4)
      •  
      • 3.08
      • 0
      • 9,000
      • 78
      • Central College Nottingham (3)
      •  
      • 3.00
      • 86
      • 5,300
      • 79
      • University of the West of Scotland (7)
      •  
      • 2.88
      • 82
      • 15685
      • 80
      • GSM London (38)
      •  
      • 2.84
      • 0
      • 7522
      • 81
      • University College Birmingham (3)
      •  
      • 2.83
      • 88
      • 7,500
      • 82
      • Glasgow School of Art (1)
      •  
      • 2.75
      • 84
      • 1465
      • 83
      • Birmingham Metropolitan College (2)
      •  
      • 2.75
      • 0
      • 640
      • 84
      • Guildford College Of Further And Higher Education (1)
      •  
      • 2.50
      • 95
      • 1095
      • 85
      • University of the Arts London (3)
      •  
      • 2.50
      • 95
      • 19,000
      • 86
      • City of Bath College (0)
      •  
      • 0.00
      • 95
      • 660
      • 87
      • Royal College of Music (0)
      •  
      • 0.00
      • 95
      • 750
      • 88
      • College of North West London (0)
      •  
      • 0.00
      • 90
      • 450
      • 89
      • Open University (0)
      •  
      • 0.00
      • 88
      • 196,000
      • 90
      • Royal Agricultural University (0)
      •  
      • 0.00
      • 83
      • 950
      • 91
      • The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (0)
      •  
      • 0.00
      • 0
      • 690
      • 92
      • The University of Law (0)
      •  
      • 0.00
      • 0
      • 16,000
      • 93
      • Richmond, The American International University in London (0)
      •  
      • 0.00
      • 0
      • 1,035
      • 94
      • Queen’s University, Belfast (0)
      •  
      • 0.00
      • 88
      • 17210
      • 95
      • St George’s, University of London (0)
      •  
      • 0.00
      • 91
      • 4585
      • 96
      • Regent’s University London (0)
      •  
      • 0.00
      • 0
      • 5,500