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Imperial College London is rated as one of the world’s best universities.

This page shows a selection of recent rankings from the UK and worldwide. For more detailed subject-based information, visit our full listing of League Tables.

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Global rankings

THE TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS 2016-17

  • 3rd in Europe and 8th in the world

The Times Higher Education World's Most International Universities 2017

  • 1st in the UK, 5th in the world

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-17 subject rankings

  • Clinical, pre-clinical and health, 3rd in Europe (4th)
  • Computer Science, 3rd in Europe (7th)
  • Engineering and technology, 3rd in Europe (7th joint)
  • Life Sciences, 3rd in Europe (9th)
  • Physical Sciences, 4th in Europe (11th)

QS WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS 2016–17

  • 9th in the world

ACADEMIC RANKING OF TOP 500 WORLD UNIVERSITIES 2016

  • 22nd in the world

US News Best Global Universities

  • 19th in the world
  • 3rd outside the US

Reuters - Top 100 Innovative Universities 2016

  • 12th in the world
  • 2nd in Europe

Imperial College Business School

Financial Times Global Executive MBA RANKING 2015

  • 10th in UK; 20th in Europe; 38th in the world

Financial Times Global MBA RANKING 2016

  • 4th in UK; 11th in Europe; 35th in the world

Financial Times Masters in Management RANKING 2015

  • 3rd in UK; 17th in Europe; 19th in the world

Financial Times Masters in Finance RANKING 2015

  • 2nd in UK; 9th in Europe; 11th in the world

See all the current Business School rankings