Universities in Liverpool, England UK - Rankings & Reviews

Liverpool
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Universities in Liverpool

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58825

Students

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469000

Population

4 universities in Liverpool are listed in 28 different university rankings (by institution) as well as 6 different subject specific rankings. 4 of these universities are listed in at least one institution or subject specific ranking.

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Oldest university in Liverpool:
was founded in 1823
Largest university in Liverpool:
with 29695 students
Nobel prize laureates:
James Chadwick (Liverpool University, 1935)
 
Ronald Ross (University College, 1902)
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Liverpool
  • 30 Jan, 2021: Latest UniRank 4icu - World Ranking from 4icu. in position #168.
  • 30 Jan, 2021: Latest UniRank 4icu - Top English-Speaking Universities from 4icu. in position #129.
  • 01 Jan, 2021: New edition of Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities. 4 universities in Liverpool ranked.
  • 03 Dec, 2020: Publication of URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance. University of Liverpool with highest ranking among universities in Liverpool ranked #152.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Liverpool

#1
Nursing
(The Guardian UK University League Tables by Subject)
#3 
#3 
University of Liverpool
#2
Theology & Religious Studies
(The Guardian UK University League Tables by Subject)
#3 
#2 
Liverpool Hope University
#3
Art & Design
(The Guardian UK University League Tables by Subject)
#6 
#4 
Liverpool John Moores University
#4
Building
(The Guardian UK University League Tables by Subject)
#7 
#6 
University of Liverpool
#5
French
(Good University Guide by Subject - The Times)
#11 
#2 
University of Liverpool
#6
Biological Sciences
(The Guardian UK University League Tables by Subject)
#14 
#9 
University of Liverpool
#7
Civil Engineering
(CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject)
#18 
#4 
University of Liverpool
#8
Criminology
(The Guardian UK University League Tables by Subject)
#21 
#15 
Liverpool John Moores University
#9
Fashion & Textiles
(The Guardian UK University League Tables by Subject)
#22 
#15 
Liverpool John Moores University
#10
Communications & Media Studies
(Good University Guide by Subject - The Times)
#33 
#14 
University of Liverpool

Rankings of universities in Liverpool, England UK 2021

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (266 reviews) Click to rate
#28  #25  CUG The Complete University Guide
[Published 11 October, 2019]
#29  #23  The Times Good University Guide
[Published 20 September, 2020]
#59  #49  University league tables
[Published 05 September, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (232 reviews) Click to rate
#66  #56  CUG The Complete University Guide
[Published 11 October, 2019]
#85  #70  The Times Good University Guide
[Published 20 September, 2020]
#70  #57  University league tables
[Published 05 September, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (308 reviews) Click to rate
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#62  #52  CUG The Complete University Guide
[Published 11 October, 2019]
#84  #69  University league tables
[Published 05 September, 2020]
#80  #66  The Times Good University Guide
[Published 20 September, 2020]


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Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (22 reviews) Click to rate
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#801  #47  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking
[Published 17 August, 2020]
#387  #37  Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 23 March, 2020]
#1132  #54  CWUR Center for World University Rankings
[Published 15 June, 2020]

Key Facts about Liverpool

Population: 469000

Time: GMT +0

District/province: England, Liverpool

Living costs for students in Liverpool:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 82* (18% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 61* (39% cheaper than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 56* (44% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 2.96 £
  • Plug Type G
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz

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FAQ

University of Liverpool ranks #1 in Liverpool in our meta ranking composed of 130 university rankings.

Among all universities in Liverpool University of Liverpool is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 28 rankings where University of Liverpool is listed.

University of Liverpool is ranked best in Liverpool for Medicine & Health. See all rankings for the University of Liverpool.

Liverpool Hope University is ranked best in Liverpool for Social Studies & Humanities. See all rankings for the Liverpool Hope University.

Liverpool John Moores University is ranked best in Liverpool for Arts Visual & Performing. See all rankings for the Liverpool John Moores University.

University of Liverpool is ranked best in Liverpool for Architecture, Building & Planning. See all rankings for the University of Liverpool.

University of Liverpool is ranked best in Liverpool for Languages & Literature. See all rankings for the University of Liverpool.

University of Liverpool is ranked best in Liverpool for Natural Sciences. See all rankings for the University of Liverpool.

University of Liverpool is ranked best in Liverpool for Engineering. See all rankings for the University of Liverpool.

Liverpool John Moores University is ranked best in Liverpool for Law. See all rankings for the Liverpool John Moores University.

Liverpool John Moores University is ranked best in Liverpool for Design. See all rankings for the Liverpool John Moores University.

University of Liverpool is ranked best in Liverpool for Journalism & Media Studies. See all rankings for the University of Liverpool.

Ranking publishers

4icu

British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

Criteria used in ranking -QS Employability Rankings:
Employer reputation 30%
Alumni outcomes 25%
Partnerships with Employers per Faculty 25%
Employer/Student Connections 10%
Graduate employment rate 10%

CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Criteria used in ranking -CWTS Leiden Ranking:
Academic research publication

NTU ranking

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers:
Research excellence 40%
Research impact 35%
Research productivity 25%

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Europe:
Scientific Efficiency 23%
Scientific Potential 15%
Graduates on the labour market 15%
Internationalisation 15%
Prestige 14%
Learning Conditions 10%

Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions:
Article count (AC)
Fractional count (FC)
Weighted fractional count (WFC)

RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Criteria used in ranking -RUR World University Rankings:
Teaching 40%
Research 40%
International Diversity 10%
Financial Sustainability 10%

Criteria used in ranking -RUR Reputation Ranking:
Teaching Reputation 50%
Research Reputation 50%

Criteria used in ranking -RUR Research Performance Ranking:
Normalized citation impact (Citations of research publications from all university authors compared with world averages) 20%
Citation per papers 20%
Papers per academic and research staff 20%
International research reputation 20%
Share of research publications written in international co-authorship 20%

Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking:
Alumni winning research prizes 10%
Staff winning research prizes 20%
Research paper publications 20%
Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
Per capita academic performance 10%

StuDocu

THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

Criteria used in ranking -Young University Rankings:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

The Guardian News and Media Limited

Criteria used in ranking -University league tables:
Student to Staff Ratio 15%
Value added 15%
Entry Scores 15%
Career Prospects 15%
NSS - Teaching 10%
NSS - Assessment & Feedback 10%

The Times and The Sunday Times

The University League Tables

Criteria used in ranking -CUG The Complete University Guide:
Entry standards
Student satisfaction
Research quality
Research intensity
Graduate prospects
Student-staff ratio
Academic services spend
Facilities spend
Good honours
Degree completion

Urap

Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%