Manchester has gone up three places in the Complete Uni Guide rankings

We beat Newcastle, Sheffield and Liverpool


2017’s Complete University Guide rankings have been released and as always Manchester did not disappoint.

The University of Manchester ranked 25th out of 127 universities, climbing three places from last year.

Manchester Metropolitan ranked 57th, climbing an impressive 16 places making them the highest climbers of 2017.

Man Met rose up in the ranks by 16

Man Met rose up in the ranks by 16

Other notable climbers were Edge Hill, Liverpool Hope and Middlesex.

The rankings are based on the following factors:

  • Student Satisfaction
  • Research Quality
  • Research Intensity
  • Entry Standards
  • Student: Staff Ratio
  • Spending on Academic Services
  • Spending on Student Facilities
  • Good Honours degrees achieved
  • Graduate Prospects and Completion

And of course, Manchester did fab.

University of Manchester went up by 3

University of Manchester went up by 3

Dr Bernard Kingston, principal author of TheCompleteUniversityGuide.co.uk, said: “There is a considerable degree of stability at the upper end of the league table this year. While dramatic changes may be newsworthy, this stability indicates that the rankings are robust and credible for young people seeking a university place – our primary purpose.”

The top five universities remained unchanged, as Cambridge topped the charts yet again.

Here are the top 25 for 2017:

1 (1) 0 Cambridge

2 (2) 0 Oxford

3 (3) 0 London School of Economics

4 (4) 0 Imperial College London

5 (5) 0 St Andrews

6 (5) -1 Durham

7 (11) 4 Loughborough

8 (7) -1 Warwick

9 (9) 0 Lancaster

10 (13) 3 University College London

11 (8) -3 Surrey 12 (11) -1 Bath

13 (10) -3 Exeter

14 (16) 2 East Anglia

15 (18) 3 Birmingham

16 (19) 3 Leeds

17 (14) -3 Southampton

18 (21) 3 Sussex

19 (20) 1 Edinburgh

19 (17) -2 York

21 (23) 2 King’s College London

21 (25) 4 Nottingham

23 (22) -1 Kent

24 (15) -9 Bristol

25 (28) 3 Manchester