League tables

League tables

Different league tables measure different influences on the University's rankings among UK and world universities.  

The figures below are drawn from a representative sample of the tables produced by various ranking organisations.

"World Rankings" reflect Nottingham's position among all universities globally; UK rankings are specific to the UK.


General Academic Rankings
 UK RankingWorld ranking
(if available)

QS World University Rankings 2021



ShanghaiRanking Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019



The Complete University Guide 2021



The Guardian University Guide 2021



The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020



The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021



 *QS does not provide a UK-only figure: this is our position among other UK Universities listed in their global table.


The Times Higher Education has shortlisted the University for its coveted ‘University of the Year’ award on four occasions in the last ten years

TheTimes and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019 awarded the University a unique ‘double first’ in declaring it ‘University of the Year’ for both international students and sports provision, stating: “International and sporting excellence carry Nottingham to two University of the Year awards and a second successive shortlisting for the overall University of the Year title.


Our research was ranked 8th in the UK for 2021欧洲杯 Power in the most recent 2021欧洲杯 Excellence Framework - the UK's official five-yearly assessment of the quality of research in UK higher education institutions.


2021欧洲杯网站 is ranked in the world top 70 universities for employability by the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020.

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