Top UK University Rankings 2018 - CUG - Complete University Guide

Top UK University Rankings 2018 - CUG - Complete University Guide

The Complete University Guide 2018 was released recently. It acts as an excellent guide for international students to choose the best university by analysing its ranking and shows an improving picture for students looking to apply for courses next year. 

Cambridge holds on to first place for the seventh year in a row, with Oxford University in second place for the fourth. The universities comprising the top ten remain the same as last year, the order in which they are ranked has changed. 


Referring to complete University Guide rankings will allow you to assess the credibility of a university from several perspectives they are: Entry Standards, Student Satisfaction, Research Assessment (Quality Intensity), Graduate Prospects, Student-Staff Ratio, Facilities Spend, Good Honours, Degree Completion. When an international student makes a decision to study in a university, he/she is making an important decision about his/her career ahead.

This ranking table depicts Top 20 Universities in Complete University Guide Ranking 2018 (Full list is availiable on UKuni ranking page):

RankUniversity NameEntry StandardsStudent SatisfactionOverall Score
1stUniversity of Cambridge5924.141000
2ndUniversity of Oxford5704.13998
3rdSt Andrews University5254.38962
4thLondon School of Economics5373.75952
5thImperial College London5523.99925
6thDurham University5194.16920
7thUniversity College London5013.97909
8thWarwick University4784.12896
9thLancaster University4024.17889
10thUniversity of Loughborough 4004.18883
11thUniversity of Bath4794.16868
12thUniversity of East Anglia (UEA)4074.16853
13thUniversity of Surrey4384.20851
14thUniversity of Exeter4714.20850
14thUniversity of Leeds4274.15850
16thUniversity of Birmingham4214.09836
17thUniversity of Bristol4854.05834
18thUniversity of Nottingham4254.12825
19thUniversity of Sussex3664.09817
20thYork University4224.20814
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