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These UK universities have been ranked in the world's top 100

The QS 2020 World University Rankings have been revealed. 

Whilst the top spot went to American university Massachusetts Institute of Technology, four UK universities made the top 10 and 18 ranked in the top 100. 

Each university is evaluated on six factors: academic reputation, employer reputation, faculty/student ratio, citations per faculty, international faculty ratio and international student ratio. These scores provide an overall rating for each university and this determines their ranking. 

The University of Oxford was the highest ranking university in the UK and ranked 4th in the world. Despite coming in at a very respectable 7th, the University of Cambridge has slipped down a place every year since 2017, making this year the lowest it's ever ranked. 

Here are the UK universities that made the top 100. 

 

1. University of Oxford 

QS World Ranking: 4

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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2. University of Cambridge 

QS World Ranking: 7

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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3. University College London 

QS World Ranking: 8

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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4. Imperial College London

QS World Ranking: 9

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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5. University of Edinburgh 

QS World Ranking: 20

 

 

6. University of Manchester 

QS World Ranking: 27

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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7. King's College London

QS World Ranking: =33

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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8. London School of Economics 

QS World Ranking: 44

 

 

9. University of Bristol 

QS World Ranking: 49

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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10. University of Warwick 

QS World Ranking: 62

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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11. University of Glasgow 

QS World Ranking: 67 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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12. Durham University 

QS World Ranking: =78 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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13. University of Sheffield 

QS World Ranking: =78 

 

 

14. University of Birmingham 

QS World Ranking: 81 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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15. University of Leeds 

QS World Ranking: =93 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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16. University of Nottingham 

QS World Ranking: 96 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by University of Nottingham (@uniofnottingham) on

 

17. University of Southampton 

QS World Ranking: 97 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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18. University of St Andrews 

QS World Rankings: 100 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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You can view the full Global University Rankings here.

 

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