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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 2020

  • 3rd in Europe and 10th in the world

The Times Higher Education World's Most International Universities 2020

  • 3rd in the UK, 10th in the world

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020 subject rankings

  • Clinical, pre-clinical and health, 3rd in Europe (4th)
  • Computer Science, 4th in Europe (7th)
  • Engineering and technology, 4th in Europe (11th)
  • Life Sciences, 4th in Europe (14th)
  • Physical Sciences, 4th in Europe (11th)

QS World University Rankings 2020

  • 4th in Europe, 9th in the world

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019

  • 5th in Europe, 23th in the world

US News Best Global Universities

  • 3rd in Europe, 20th in the world

Reuters Top 100: The World's Most Innovative Universities 2019

  • 1st in UK, 2nd in Europe, 10th in the world

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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