University League Tables 2025: Top unis in Birmingham & the West Midlands ranked & how they compare in UK

The 2025 University League Tables have been released - here’s how the West Midlands compares to the rest of the UK

The UK is home to some of the world’s most prestigious universities, and some of them are based in Birmingham and the West Midlands.

As the time for exams has arrived, and a multitude of sixth-form students are now head-focused in preparations for their A-levels, and achieving the results needed for their choice to study for a degree we have taken a look at the rankings.

The UK boasts over 160 universities, providing a distinct experience for each student. Within the West Midlands alone, there are 11 universities: University of Warwick University of Birmingham, Harper Adams University, Aston University, Keele University, Coventry University, Birmingham City University, University of Worcester, Staffordshire University, University of Wolverhampton and Birmingham Newman University.

Complete University Guide has released its University League Tables 2025, ranking these universities based on various factors such as entry standards, student satisfaction, research quality, and graduate prospects. The data used focuses on full-time first-degree students.

Choosing a university can be a difficult decision, and these rankings can help provide valuable insights to help make an informed choice.

Here’s a list of the top universities in the West Midlands and how they compare with the rest of the UK:

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