Top Public Universities in the United Kingdom

Introduction

What are the most popular Public Universities in the United Kingdom? uniRank tries to answer this question by publishing a complete list of top Public UK Universities ranked by the 2020 uniRank University Ranking and meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate UK higher education-related organization
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, face-to-face, non-distance education format
Our aim is to provide a non-academic League Table of the top Public UK Universities based on valid, unbiased and non-influenceable web metrics provided by independent web intelligence sources rather than data submitted by the Universities themselves.

Top Public Universities in the United Kingdom

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1 University of Oxford Oxford
2 University of Cambridge Cambridge
3 The University of Edinburgh Edinburgh
4 University College London London
5 The University of Manchester Manchester
6 The London School of Economics and Political Science London
7 University of Leeds Leeds
8 University of Glasgow Glasgow ...
9 The University of Nottingham Nottingham ...
10 University of Southampton Southampton ...
11 Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh ...
12 The University of Warwick Coventry
13 Imperial College London London
14 University of Birmingham Birmingham
15 Newcastle University Newcastle upon Tyne ...
16 King's College London London
17 The University of Sheffield Sheffield ...
18 University of St Andrews St Andrews
19 Lancaster University Lancaster
20 The University of York York
21 University of Liverpool Liverpool ...
22 University of Bristol Bristol
23 University of Leicester Leicester
24 Queen Mary University of London London
25 University of Strathclyde Glasgow
26 University of Exeter Exeter ...
27 University of Sussex Brighton
28 University of Aberdeen Aberdeen
29 Durham University Durham ...
30 University of Reading Reading ...
31 University of Surrey Guildford
32 Loughborough University Loughborough ...
33 University of Bath Bath
34 University of Dundee Dundee
35 University of East Anglia Norwich
36 Cardiff University Cardiff
37 Queen's University Belfast Belfast
38 Nottingham Trent University Nottingham
39 University of the West of England Bristol
40 University of Kent Canterbury ...
41 City, University of London London
42 Swansea University Swansea
43 University of the Arts London London ...
44 University of Essex Colchester ...
45 University of Portsmouth Portsmouth
46 Coventry University Coventry ...
47 Sheffield Hallam University Sheffield
48 Manchester Metropolitan University Manchester ...
49 Brunel University London Uxbridge
50 University of the Highlands and Islands Inverness ...
51 Goldsmiths, University of London London
52 Royal Holloway, University of London Egham ...
53 University of Stirling Stirling ...
54 Birkbeck, University of London London
55 Keele University Keele
56 De Montfort University Leicester ...
57 Edinburgh Napier University Edinburgh
58 University of Salford Salford
59 Northumbria University Newcastle upon Tyne
60 University of Greenwich London ...
61 University of Plymouth Plymouth
62 Ulster University Coleraine ...
63 Anglia Ruskin University Cambridge ...
64 Aberystwyth University Aberystwyth
65 The University of Hull Hull ...
66 Oxford Brookes University Oxford
67 University of Brighton Brighton ...
68 SOAS, University of London London
69 Leeds Beckett University Leeds ...
70 London Business School London ...
71 Middlesex University London
72 Kingston University Kingston upon Thames
73 University of Lincoln Lincoln ...
74 Bournemouth University Poole ...
75 University of Central Lancashire Preston ...
76 Birmingham City University Birmingham
77 Aston University Birmingham
78 University of East London London ...
79 University of London London
80 Bangor University Bangor ...
81 University of Hertfordshire Hatfield ...
82 Royal College of Art London
83 London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London London
84 University of Westminster London
85 University of Wolverhampton Wolverhampton ...
86 Robert Gordon University Aberdeen
87 London South Bank University London ...
88 Cranfield University Cranfield ...
89 University of South Wales Pontypridd ...
90 The Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London London
91 Glasgow Caledonian University Glasgow ...
92 London Metropolitan University London
93 University of Sunderland Sunderland ...
94 Staffordshire University Stoke-on-Trent ...
95 University of Huddersfield Huddersfield
96 University of Derby Derby ...
97 Teesside University Middlesbrough ...
98 Liverpool John Moores University Liverpool
99 University of Roehampton London
101 University of Bradford Bradford
102 The University of Northampton Northampton
103 University of Bedfordshire Luton ...
104 Abertay University Dundee
105 Glasgow School of Art Glasgow
106 University of the West of Scotland Paisley ...
107 Solent University Southampton ...
108 Edge Hill University Ormskirk ...
109 Bath Spa University Bath
110 Canterbury Christ Church University Canterbury ...
111 University of Chester Chester ...
112 University of Gloucestershire Cheltenham ...
114 Royal Veterinary College University of London London ...
115 University of Cumbria Carlisle ...
116 University for the Creative Arts Farnham ...
117 University of West London Ealing ...
118 Cardiff Metropolitan University Cardiff
119 Royal College of Music London
120 York St John University York
122 University of Bolton Bolton
123 University of Worcester Worcester
125 Queen Margaret University Edinburgh ...
126 Royal Academy of Music, University of London London
127 Scotland's Rural College Edinburgh ...
128 Liverpool Hope University Liverpool
129 St George's, University of London London
130 Falmouth University Falmouth
131 University of Wales Trinity Saint David Carmarthen ...
132 The University of Winchester Winchester
133 University of Chichester Chichester
134 Wrexham Glyndwr University Wrexham ...
135 Arts University Bournemouth Poole
136 Royal Northern College of Music Manchester
139 Harper Adams University Newport
140 Ravensbourne London
141 Buckinghamshire New University High Wycombe ...
142 Norwich University of the Arts Norwich
144 Leeds Trinity University Leeds
146 University College Birmingham Birmingham
148 The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama London
152 University of Wales Cardiff ...
153 Royal Agricultural University Cirencester
155 Bishop Grosseteste University Lincoln
157 Heythrop College London
158 Newman University, Birmingham Birmingham
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