These are United Kingdom’s top 20 best universities: ranking 2017

University of Oxford and University of Cambridge

Oxford and Cambridge were both picked as two of the world’s top ten best universities, ending up in 6th and 7th place respectively, according to the 2017 Best Global Universities ranking by U.S. News & World Report.

Imperial College London, University College London, and the University of Edinburgh followed in 19th, 23rd, and 36th place.

It’s followed by the King’s College London, University of Manchester, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of Bristol, and the University of Southampton.

The ranking evaluated 1,000 universities, up from 750 last year, across 65 countries. The ranking lists its pick of the 1000 top universities in the world, using criteria such as global and regional research reputation, publications, books, conferences, citation impact and international collaboration. No. 1 on the list is Harvard University.

List of the top 20 best universities in the United Kingdom: ranking 2017

1. University of Oxford
Overall place: 6
Global score: 88.1

2. University of Cambridge
Overall place: 7
Global score: 86.3

3. Imperial College London
Overall place: 19
Global score: 82.8

4. University College London
Overall place: 23
Global score: 81.7

5. University of Edinburgh
Overall place: 36
Global score: 77.2

6. King’s College London
Overall place: 45
Global score: 75.7

7. University of Manchester
Overall place: 59
Global score: 73.8

8. London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Overall place: 70
Global score: 72.9

9. University of Bristol
Overall place: 76
Global score: 72.1

10. University of Southampton
Overall place: 104
Global score: 69.2

11. University of Glasgow
Overall place: 108
Global score: 68.8

12.  University of Birmingham
Overall place: 118
Global score: 67.7

13. Queen Mary, University of London
Overall place: 128
Global score: 66.9

14. University of Leeds
Overall place: 131
Global score: 66.6

15. University of Liverpool
Overall place: 137
Global score: 66.4

16. University of Sheffield
Overall place: 138
Global score: 66.3

17. University of Nottingham
Overall place: 147
Global score: 65.9

18. Cardiff University
Overall place: 149
Global score: 65.8

19. University of Warwick
Overall place: 160
Global score: 65

20. University of Exeter
Overall place: 164
Global score: 64.8

Which are the best universities in the United Kingdom, 2017?

Which are the best universities in the United Kingdom, 2017

Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj

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