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Imperial College London is rated as one of the world’s best universities.

This page shows a selection of recent rankings from the UK and worldwide. For more detailed subject-based information, visit our full listing of League Tables.

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Global rankings

THE TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS 2018

  • 3rd in Europe and 8th in the world

The Times Higher Education World's Most International Universities 2017

  • 1st in the UK, 5th in the world

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018 subject rankings

  • Clinical, pre-clinical and health, 3rd in Europe (4th)
  • Computer Science, 4th in Europe (9th)
  • Engineering and technology, 4th in Europe (10th)
  • Life Sciences, 3rd in Europe (10th)
  • Physical Sciences, 4th in Europe (9th)

QS WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS 2019

  • 4th in Europe, 8th in the world

ACADEMIC RANKING OF TOP 500 WORLD UNIVERSITIES 2017

  • 4th in Europe, 27th in the world

US News Best Global Universities

  • 3rd in Europe, 17th joint in the world

REUTERS - TOP 100 INNOVATIVE UNIVERSITIES 2017

  • 2nd in Europe, 15th in the world

Imperial College Business School

QS Distance Online MBA 2018

  • 1st in the UK, 3rd in the world

Financial Times Global Executive MBA RANKING 2017

  • 9th in UK; 20th in Europe; 42th in the world

Financial Times Global MBA RANKING 2017

  • 8th in UK; 16th in Europe; 45th in the world

Financial Times Masters in Management RANKING 2017

  • 3rd in UK; 13th in Europe; 14th in the world

Financial Times Masters in Finance RANKING 2017

  • 4rd in UK; 11th in Europe; 12th in the world

See all the current Business School rankings