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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 2016-17

  • 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 2016-17 subject rankings

  • Clinical, pre-clinical and health, 3rd in Europe (4th)
  • Computer Science, 3rd in Europe (7th)
  • Engineering and technology, 3rd in Europe (7th joint)
  • Life Sciences, 3rd in Europe (9th)
  • Physical Sciences, 4th in Europe (11th)

QS WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS 2018

  • 8th in the world

ACADEMIC RANKING OF TOP 500 WORLD UNIVERSITIES 2016

  • 5th in Europe, 22nd in the world

US News Best Global Universities

  • 3rd in Europe, 19th in the world

REUTERS - TOP 100 INNOVATIVE UNIVERSITIES 2016

  • 2nd in Europe, 12th in the world

Imperial College Business School

Financial Times Global Executive MBA RANKING 2016

  • 10th in UK; 20th in Europe; 34th 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 2016

  • 3rd in UK; 19th in Europe; 20th in the world

Financial Times Masters in Finance RANKING 2016

  • 3rd in UK; 12th in Europe; 13th in the world

See all the current Business School rankings