The Faculty ranks consistently highly across all engineering disciplines, and you can view these rankings in the prominent league tables below. The tables are updated at various stages throughout the year.

Visit the Strategic Planning website to view the College's overall position in various league tables.

QS World university rankings

Overall, Imperial was voted 8th best university in the world in this year's QS rankings.

Education Guardian university guide (UK)

Overall, Imperial was ranked 9th best university in the UK in this year's Guardian university guide.

Engineering: General (reflects our Bioengineering provision) 3rd 4th 3rd 1st 1st 2nd 4rd 3rd 2nd
Engineering: Chemical 2nd 2nd 4th 3rd 2nd 2nd 2nd 3rd  4th
Engineering: Civil 4th 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 2nd 2nd  12th
Computer Science and IT 4th 4th 5th 3rd 4th 5th 2nd 3rd  6th
Engineering: Electronic and Electrical 4th 5th 4th 1st 4th 4th 3rd 3rd  13th
Engineering: Materials and Minerals 8th 7th 6th 4th 3rd 2nd 3rd 3rd  3rd
Engineering: Mechanical 2nd 1st 1st 5th 1st 1st 1st 1st  4th
Engineering: Earth & Science Engineering 3rd 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st

The Sunday Times Good University Guide (UK)

Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering 2nd 2nd 4th 2nd 5th        
Chemical Engineering 2nd 2nd 1st 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 7th
Civil Engineering 4th 4th 3rd 1st 1st        
Computer Science 3rd 2nd 2nd 2nd 3rd 3rd 3rd 2nd 3rd
Electronic and Electrical Engineering 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 4th 3rd 1st
Materials Technology 6th 5th 4th 4th 3rd 2nd 2nd 2nd  
Mechanical Engineering 2nd 2nd 1st 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 4th
Geology 2nd 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 2nd 2nd  
General engineering (reflects Bioengineering at the College) 4th 5th 4th 2nd          

The Times Higher Education world rankings

Overall, Imperial was ranked 11th in this year's Times Higher Education world university rankings.

Engineering and Technology 14th 11th 12th 10th 7th 9th 6th 9th 10th
Computer Science 10th 7th 11th 9th 7th        

Complete University Guide

Overall, Imperial ranked 5th in the this year's Complete University Guide.

 Aeronautical Engineering 3rd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd  2nd  3rd
 Chemical Engineering 3rd 3rd 3rd 2nd 2nd  2nd  2nd
 Civil Engineering 7th 6th 2nd 1st 2nd  2nd  2nd
 Computer Science 4th 3rd 2nd 3rd 2nd  2nd  2nd
 Electrical Engineering 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd 2nd  2nd  2nd
 Geology 3rd 2nd 2nd 2nd 1st  2nd  2nd
 General Engineering (reflects Bioengineering) 4th 4th 4th 4th 2nd  4th  3rd
 Materials Technology 8th 3rd 3rd 4th 4th  2nd  5th
 Mechanical Engineering 2nd 2nd 2nd 3rd 2nd  2nd  2nd

Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)

Overall, the College ranked 25th in the ARWU table. The following table provides the ranking for the College in the ARWU Field for Engineering.

Engineering/Technology and Computer Sciences (ENG) 7th 6th 8th

From 2017, the ARWU has published more detailed subject tables.

Aeronautical Engineering 40 35 35  
Automation and Control 7 7 6 6
Biomedical Engineering 18 18 37 25
Biotechnology 30 35 40 45
Chemical Engineering 25 22 24 17
Civil Engineering 36 36 50 47
Computer Science and Engineering 34 40 40 34
Electrical Engineering 31 33 40 34
Energy Science and Engineering 20 14 10 9
Environmental Science and Engineering 46 47 45 51-75
Instruments Science and Technology 43 26 31 27
Materials Science and Engineering 17 14 13 13
Mechanical Engineering 12 13 16 15
Metallurgical Engineering 29 31 32 41
Mining and Mineral Engineering 23 27 21 11
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 51-75 51-75 39 38
Telecommunication Engineering 76-101 51-75 51-75 51-75
Transportation Science and Technology 51-75 47 51-75 51-75
Water Resources 27 31 30 51-75