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The QS World University Rankings 2019 features 76 Universities in UK. 4 of these Universities make it to the global Top 10.
Here are the Top 10 Universities in the UK in 2019:
- University of Oxford
The University of Oxford comes up tops to rank as the best University in the UK in 2019. It interchanged places with rival Cambridge to rank 5th in the world. The University owes its top ranking to its wonderful reputation among employers and academics.
- University of Cambridge
The University of Cambridge ranks 6th in the world in 2019. Founded in 1209, stalwarts like Stephen Hawking, Emma Thompson, and Isaac Newton have graduated from this University.
- Imperial College London
Imperial College London retains its 8th position in the world in 2019. It got the best score in the QS rankings for the percentage of foreign students and reputation among employers.
- University College London
Ranking 10th in the world, UCL is one of the most diverse and largest Universities in the UK. It has a student population of 38,900. Almost 40% of these students are international students.
- University of Edinburgh
The University of Edinburgh stands on the 18th place in 2019. Found in 1582, it is one of the oldest Universities in Scotland, UK. The University has some illustrious alumni like Alexander Graham Bell, J.K. Rowling, and Charles Darwin.
- University of Manchester
The University of Manchester has climbed up 5 places to rank 29th in the world. The University has the largest student population in the UK at 40,490. Out of these, almost 11,000 are international students.
- King’s College London
King’s College London is ranked 31st in the world in 2019. It is well-known for its medical education. It is also home to one of the oldest nursing schools in the UK, Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery. Established in 1860, the nursing school is still operating.
- London School of Economics and Political Science
LSE stands 38th in the world in 2019. The University scores particularly well in the percentage of foreign students and reputation among employers.
- University of Bristol
The University of Bristol has dropped down to the 51st position in 2019, as per Top Universities. Established in 1876, this University has the distinction of having 13 Nobel prize winners throughout history.
- University of Warwick
Based on the outskirts of Coventry, the University of Warwick ranks 54th in the world in 2019.