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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

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021
  • 3rd in Europe
  • 11th in the world
QS World University Rankings 2022
  • 3rd in Europe
  • 7th in the world
Academic Ranking of Top 500 World Universities 2020
  • 6th in Europe
  • 25th in the world
US News Best Global Universities 2021
  • 4th in Europe
  • 20th in the world

UK rankings

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021
  • 2nd in London
  • 5th in the UK
  • 1st for graduate prospects
The Guardian University Guide 2021
  • 2nd in London
  • 9th in the UK
  • 1st for graduate employability
The Complete University Guide 2022
  • 2nd in London
  • 5th in the UK

Imperial College Business School

QS Distance Online MBA 2018

  • 1st in the UK, 3rd in the world

Financial Times Global Executive MBA Ranking 2018

  • 10th in UK; 20th in Europe; 37th in the world

Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2018

  • 7th in UK; 13th in Europe; 51th in the world

Financial Times Masters in Management Ranking 2018

  • 2nd in UK; 14th in Europe; 15th in the world

Financial Times Masters in Finance Ranking 2018

  • 2nd in UK; 8th in Europe; 9th in the world

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