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The Guardian University league tables

The Guardian university league tables cover full-time, undergraduate courses at higher education institutions in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, and are aimed at those wanting to start university in the 2014 academic year.

 

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2015 University League Table

Rating

Previous Year Rating

Name of Institution

Guardian score /100

Satisfied overall (%)

Satisfied with teaching (%)

Student: staff ratio

Ave entry tariff

Career after 6 mths

1

2

Cambridge

100.0

91

90

11.7

556

82

2

1

Oxford

97.9

94

93

10.8

535

81

3

4

St Andrews

85.3

93

95

13.3

484

73

4

8

London School of Economics

84.7

80

81

11.8

512

81

5

5

UCL

82.5

87

87

9.7

474

77

6

3

Warwick

81.8

89

88

14.1

480

69

7

6

Lancaster

79.1

87

88

13.8

407

68

8

17

Durham

77.2

88

87

15.3

485

76

9

9

Loughborough

75.5

89

88

17.1

389

67

10

7

Imperial College

74.1

85

84

10.9

514

83

11

14

Exeter

73.8

90

91

20.0

437

64

11

15

Sussex

73.8

91

92

16.1

378

66

13

11

SOAS

73.7

84

88

11.1

418

62

14

13

Bath

73.6

86

86

16.1

456

75

15

9

York

72.7

87

90

14.9

434

64

16

15

Edinburgh

70.6

85

87

14.4

437

70

17

12

Leicester

70.4

89

88

14.7

398

67

18

19

UEA

69.8

90

90

14.9

381

61

19

21

Nottingham

69.5

87

87

14.2

426

74

19

20

Surrey

69.5

83

84

19.0

388

74

21

23

Glasgow

69.2

89

90

14.5

405

69

22

24

City

68.8

80

80

17.6

359

65

23

27

Kent

68.3

87

86

14.4

328

65

24

30

Birmingham

68.1

87

88

15.4

420

67

25

33

Bristol

67.9

84

89

13.5

465

75

26

22

Dundee

67.8

87

88

14.3

347

65

27

32

Heriot-Watt

67.7

87

84

19.1

334

68

28

18

Southampton

67.1

86

86

13.6

427

63

29

25

Strathclyde

66.9

85

85

18.0

391

66

30

25

King's College London

66.6

85

87

12.0

444

79

31

37

Newcastle

66.3

87

87

15.3

409

72

32

45

Reading

65.4

87

86

15.5

367

63

33

31

Sheffield

64.5

88

88

14.9

425

69

34

36

Aston

64.2

83

81

17.1

369

73

35

41

Royal Holloway

63.7

85

87

15.7

378

59

36

46

Queen Mary

63.6

85

84

13.6

385

67

37

35

Leeds

63.0

83

85

14.9

408

63

38

27

Robert Gordon

62.6

83

83

19.0

294

76

39

46

Cardiff

61.5

86

87

15.0

404

71

39

43

Essex

61.5

87

86

15.6

304

54

41

51

Manchester

61.4

80

83

15.4

421

67

42

38

Bournemouth

60.8

77

82

23.6

295

58

42

48

Oxford Brookes

60.8

85

86

18.1

307

59

44

27

Stirling

60.7

89

88

19.3

296

60

45

33

Aberdeen

60.3

88

87

15.8

330

67

46

40

Falmouth

60.2

77

82

23.5

279

47

47

49

Plymouth

60.1

78

83

16.5

294

61

48

52

Sunderland

59.7

82

83

15.8

244

51

49

39

Liverpool

59.3

83

84

13.2

399

66

50

56

Queen's, Belfast

58.8

85

86

14.8

361

63

50

49

Aberystwyth

58.8

92

92

18.1

297

51

52

55

Edinburgh Napier

58.5

80

81

21.6

296

66

53

54

Huddersfield

58.0

78

81

18.4

266

64

54

44

Keele

57.3

89

88

14.5

309

62

55

67

Northumbria

56.9

82

82

20.3

298

65

56

63

Queen Margaret

56.5

 

 

21.7

304

59

57

72

Lincoln

56.3

83

84

19.7

288

53

58

42

Chichester

56.2

84

87

16.6

286

51

59

62

UWE Bristol

55.5

80

83

20.7

276

58

60

79

Teesside

55.2

82

82

19.5

266

57

61

64

Gloucestershire

55.1

78

82

20.6

258

55

62

58

Goldsmiths

54.9

81

88

17.6

325

48

63

87

Coventry

54.5

78

80

15.7

294

56

63

94

Northampton

54.5

82

84

22.9

236

49

65

71

Sheffield Hallam

54.2

79

81

19.8

286

57

65

67

Bath Spa

54.2

79

86

21.1

290

43

67

53

Nottingham Trent

53.9

80

78

19.7

286

57

69

96

Winchester

53.6

79

83

17.7

274

49

70

69

Central Lancashire

53.4

83

83

18.4

259

55

71

57

UWIC

53.1

82

81

20.7

266

51

72

60

Hertfordshire

52.9

82

83

18.5

242

54

73

78

Brighton

52.8

80

82

18.8

288

53

74

79

Glasgow Caledonian

52.5

83

82

20.9

299

53

75

59

Hull

52.2

87

87

20.1

306

60

75

112

Middlesex

52.2

78

78

21.0

206

51

77

69

Staffordshire

51.9

82

82

21.7

238

56

78

88

Edge Hill

50.9

83

86

18.5

258

59

79

65

Bangor

50.8

86

87

20.7

286

54

80

79

Chester

50.5

78

82

17.2

270

58

81

77

University of West London

50.2

67

73

 

217

49

82

86

St Mary's UC, Twickenham

50.1

84

89

22.1

244

57

82

75

Brunel

50.1

75

76

20.2

325

54

84

110

Leeds Trinity University College

50.0

84

88

22.8

246

66

85

85

Portsmouth

49.9

84

85

20.5

282

52

86

74

Bradford

49.4

83

80

17.5

264

66

87

105

Westminster

49.0

73

75

17.1

271

49

88

79

Ulster

48.9

82

80

17.0

264

51

89

83

Cumbria

48.7

70

78

15.3

259

63

90

66

Birmingham City

48.4

73

78

20.9

261

65

91

84

Anglia Ruskin

47.8

70

77

22.7

252

50

92

98

Kingston

47.5

80

81

19.9

241

48

93

73

De Montfort

47.3

82

82

17.5

256

47

94

91

Derby

47.1

79

82

20.5

247

48

94

93

Swansea

47.1

84

84

16.5

311

56

96

90

York St John

46.5

81

84

21.2

280

48

97

89

Newman University College

45.8

83

86

17.7

235

63

97

106

Roehampton

45.8

79

82

18.8

258

54

99

102

Greenwich

45.7

84

84

23.3

209

50

100

114

London South Bank

45.3

81

82

23.3

198

44

101

-

Trinity Saint David

45.2

78

83

18.7

248

58

102

103

Bedfordshire

44.5

76

81

19.1

186

57

102

95

Glyndŵr

44.5

74

81

22.5

219

62

102

101

Leeds Met

44.5

77

78

20.6

267

51

105

92

Worcester

44.2

78

81

21.9

265

53

106

110

Abertay Dundee

43.2

 

 

19.4

242

55

107

107

Canterbury Christ Church

43.1

82

84

18.6

246

60

108

104

Manchester Met

42.7

75

79

20.6

270

52

109

108

Marjon (St Mark and St John)

41.7

83

86

26.2

237

59

109

100

Salford

41.7

78

80

23.8

278

51

111

109

Liverpool John Moores

40.6

77

77

20.9

258

48

112

113

Bucks New University

39.4

69

75

22.3

210

46

112

115

Southampton Solent

39.4

76

79

21.5

262

42

114

99

Newport

39.1

72

78

22.5

249

51

115

117

East London

36.9

76

77

23.3

197

43

116

116

Bolton

35.7

78

82

20.4

221

40

117

-

UC Suffolk

35.6

71

80

25.4

232

53

118

-

West of Scotland

34.5

 

 

20.1

239

54

119

118

London Met

29.2

67

72

19.7

216

39

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