UK universities fall in the world rankings

Ten UK universities are in the top 100 of the Times Higher Education World Rankings for 2012-13. This should be compared with 12 for 2011-2012 and 14 in 2010-11.


Not including Oxford, Cambridge, Imperial College and University College London, several top UK universities have slipped down the rankings.

Universities I know well

Manchester this year is ranked 49.

Sussex fell from 99th to 110th loosing its top 100 status.

World top 20

  • California Institute of Technology
  • Oxford (joint 2nd)
  • Stanford (joint 2nd)
  • Harvard
  • MIT
  • Princeton
  • Cambridge
  • Imperial College
  • California, Berkeley
  • Chicago
  • Yale
  • ETH Zurich
  • California, Los Angeles
  • Columbia
  • Pennsylvania
  • Johns Hopkins
  • UCL
  • Cornell
  • Northwestern
  • Michigan

Source: Times Higher Education


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