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We're consistently rated in the top-five UK universities and in the top-ten worldwide.

Our reputation among researchers and employers provides you with a degree that is valued worldwide.

By studying with us you can benefit from global recognition of our innovative environment and world-leading teaching and research.

League tables

Global rankings

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

Learn more about our UK league table rankings

Subject rankings

Financial Times Global MBA Survey 2021 (world)
  • 6th in the UK, 44th in the world
Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2021 (world)
  • Computer Science: 3rd in the UK, 10th in the world
  • Engineering: 3rd in the UK, 14th in the world
  • Life Sciences: 4th in the UK, 17th in the world
  • Medicine: 3rd in the UK, 4th in the world
  • Physical Sciences: 3rd in the UK, 12th in the world
Rankings for the Imperial College Business School