Top ranking UK universities in 2021 [Top 10]

Top ranking UK universities in 2021 [Top 10]

Top ranking UK universities in 2021 [Top 10]
Karuna KarkiSat Apr 10 2021

Higher education in the UK is a goal for countless international students. The excellent education system, most revered universities, global outreach, diverse fields, and job opportunities allure students to the premise of the UK.

Additionally, the UK is home to the most reputed universities in the world like the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge. Other than these universities, there are other universities as well known for national as well as international rankings and academic excellence. 

There are over 200 universities and colleges in the UK for international students to choose from. All these universities provide modern courses to help students excel in their matter of interest. 

Here are the best universities in the UK. According to QS World University Ranking, 19 of the world’s 100 top universities are located in the UK.  

The capital city of the UK, London alone houses 4 of the world’s top 50 universities.   

Statistics of top universities from the UK in 2021

QS World University Rankings 2021

Name of the universityUK rankingGlobal rankingLocation
University of Oxford15Oxford, UK
University of Cambridge27Cambridge, UK
Imperial College London38London, UK
Universal College London410London, UK
The University of Edinburgh520Edinburgh, UK
The University of Manchester627Manchester, UK
King’s College London731London, UK
The London School of Economics and Political Science849London, UK
University of Bristol958Bristol, UK
The University of Warwick1062Coventry, United Kingdom
University of Glasgow1177Glasgow, UK
Durham University1286Durham, UK
University of Birmingham1387Birmingham, UK
University of Southampton1490Southampton, UK
University of Leeds1591Leeds, UK
The University of Sheffield1693Sheffield
University of St Andrews1796St. Andrews
University of Nottingham1899Nottingham

Best courses in the UK by top universities

Some of the popular courses offered by UK universities are Economics, sociology, Engineering, Information Technology,  Education, social sciences, Law, Business, and management. 

Many Business and management courses in the UK offer placements to students in established companies. If the students are able to prove their value and knowledge during the placement, they can have impressive job positions in the company. 

This is not true just for business and management programs. The engineering and information technology-related courses also provide similar provisions. 

To add the cherry on the top, global companies give preference to the graduates of UK universities. 

International Relations in the UK is another sought-after course by both national as well as international students. 

Best UK Universities in regards to both cheap tuition fees and quality of education.

UK universities are without doubt the best in the business when it comes to the academic scenario and job prospects. However, some of the universities might cost more than what international students can afford. 

Keeping in mind the economic restriction as well as quality of education, we have listed the UK cheap universities for international students. 

  1. Coventry University
  2. Royal Agricultural University
  3. University of Cumbria
  4. University of Sunderland
  5. The University of the West of Scotland
  6. University of Suffolk
  7. Ravensbourne University London
  8. Buckinghamshire New University

 The tuition fees of these universities range from 8000 GBP to 12000 GBP per year. 

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