Sunday Times League Table 2003 and 2004

Sunday Times Ranking in 2003 and 2004

UK Top 10 Universities:
2004 Rank, 2003 Rank
1 1 Univ of Cambridge 241 185 250 81 90 100 10 957
2 2 Univ of Oxford 214 178 249 69 86 100 5 901
3 4 Imperial College London 205 167 233 81 73 100 5 864
4 3 London School of Economics 219 179 223 69 74 81 -25 820
5 5 Uni College London 194 156 192 70 75 100 30 817
6 6 Uni of York 219 158 206 62 68 61 15 789
7 8 Uni of Warwick 184 161 214 64 79 70 10 782
8 7 Uni of Bristol 164 148 210 72 81 88 10 773
9 10 Uni of Nottingham 184 142 209 62 77 72 5 751
10 9 Uni of St Andrews 167 152 209 54 78 79 10 749

Most applications (Top 10)
Applications to degree
courses in 2004

1 Manchester1 61,653
2 Leeds 54,107
3 Nottingham 48,695
4 Manchester Metropolitan 39,901
5 Birmingham 39,598
6 Edinburgh 36,754
7 Bristol 36,695
8 Ulster 33,302
9 Sheffield 33,278
10 Liverpool 31,292
* combined figures for Manchester andUmist, which merge in October
Source: Ucas

Table: Best marks for teaching (Top 20)
% of excellent
subjects since 1995

1 Cambridge 96.29
2 Loughborough 94.74
3= LSE 87.50
3= York 87.50
5 Open 86.67
6 Oxford 85.71
7 Imperial College 81.82
8 University College London 77.42
9 Essex 76.92
10 St Mark and St John 75.00
11 Warwick 73.68
12 Nottingham 73.53
13 East Anglia 72.22
14= Luton 71.43
14= Soas 71.43
16 Brunel 70.59
17= Leicester 70.00
17= Arts London 70.00
19 Manchester 69.23
20 Dundee 68.75

Source: 2004 Sunday Times league table