Imperial College London ranking engineering

By | 16th June 2017

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Imperial College London ranking engineering

Below are the rankings for Engineering disciplines at Imperial College as provided by prominent league tables.

QS World university rankings

Overall, Imperial was voted 8th best university in the world in this year’s QS rankings.

Education Guardian university guide (UK)

Overall, Imperial was ranked 6th best university in the UK in this year’s Guardian university guide.

Subject 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Engineering: General (reflects our Bioengineering provision) 1st 1st 2nd 4rd 3rd 2nd
Engineering: Chemical 3rd 2nd 2nd 2nd 3rd  4th
Engineering: Civil 1st 1st 1st 2nd 2nd  12th
Computer Science and IT 3rd 4th 5th 2nd 3rd  6th
Engineering: Electronic and Electrical 1st 4th 4th 3rd 3rd  13th
Engineering: Materials and Minerals 4th 3rd 2nd 3rd 3rd  3rd
Engineering: Mechanical 5th 1st 1st 1st 1st  4th
Engineering: Earth & Science Engineering 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st

The Sunday Times university guide (UK)

Subject 2016 2015 2014 2013
Civil, Chemical and other Engineering 2nd 2nd 2nd 7th
Computer Science 3rd 3rd 2nd 3rd
Electronic and Electrical Engineering 2nd 4th 3rd 1st
Materials Technology 2nd 2nd 2nd
Mechanical Engineering 2nd 2nd 2nd 4th
Geology 1st 2nd 2nd

The Times Higher Education world rankings

Overall, Imperial was ranked 8th in this year’s Times Higher Education world university rankings.

Subject 2016 2015 2014 2013
Engineering and Information Technology 9th 6th 9th 10th

Complete University Guide

Overall, Imperial ranked 4th best university in this year’s Complete University Guide.

Subject 2017 2016 2015
 Aeronautical Engineering 2nd  2nd  3rd
 Chemical Engineering 2nd  2nd  2nd
 Civil Engineering 2nd  2nd  2nd
 Computer Science 2nd  2nd  2nd
 Electrical Engineering 2nd  2nd  2nd
 Geology 1st  2nd  2nd
 General Engineering 2nd  4th  3rd
 Materials Technology 4th  2nd  5th
 Mechanical Engineering 2nd  2nd  2nd

Imperial College London ranking engineering

Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)

Overall, the College ranked 22 in the ARWU table. The following table provides the ranking for the College in the ARWU Field for Engineering.

Field Table 2016 2015 2014
 Engineering/Technology and Computer Sciences (ENG) 7th 6th 8th
ummary of the table’s contents


The following table provides the ranking in the ARWU Subject table for Computer Science, compared to the 2014 edition.

Field Table 2015 Rank 2014 Rank
 Computer Science 26th 51st-75th
Summary of the table’s contents