University of Edinburgh Ranking: World, National & Subject ranks

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Updated on - Apr 18th, 2022 | 09:09 AM By Venushree Agarwal

The University of Edinburgh is one of the top 50 universities in the world. With a 10% acceptance rate, it is also one of the most competitive universities to get into. Over 40% of its student population comes from other countries. It provides numerous scholarships to its students to make their financial baggage a little less heavy. The University of Edinburgh also provides stellar placement opportunities to its students and they also guide them for internship opportunities. Let us look at some of the ranking highlights below.

University of Edinburgh Ranking Highlights

Given below are some of the highlights of the University of Edinburgh rankings:

  • Times Higher Education has ranked the University of Edinburgh as 30th best in the world
  • QS 2021 has ranked it 5th in the UK
  • US News has ranked it 30th best global university in the world
  • QS World Rankings for 2021 has ranked ED as 20th in the world
  • US News 2021 has ranked it as 5th in the UK 

University of Edinburgh World Rankings

The University of Edinburgh is one of the top-ranked universities in the world and has been ranked in the top 50 for various years. Let us look at a few world rankings to verify the claim.

Ranked By World Ranking 2021
Times Higher Education 30
QS World University Rankings 20
US News and World Report Rankings 30
Center for World University Rankings 34

University of Edinburgh National Rankings

The University of Edinburgh is ranked among the top 10 universities in the United Kingdom almost every year. QS world ranking and US News has ranked it 5th in the UK and the employer reputation score of the university is 90.4. The graduate employability ranking has slightly dropped from the year 2018, but despite that QS rankings has given it 95.4 in the year 2021. The academic reputation of Edinburgh University is at a stellar 98 score by QS World rankings. 

University of Edinburgh Rankings by Subject

The University of Edinburgh is not just a top-ranked university in the world and UK, its subjects also are among the very best. The university has one of the best faculty in the world making its subjects in the top-ranked list as well. Given below are the rankings by US News and World Reports Rankings. 

Courses Rankings by US News and World Report Rankings
Linguistics 3
Veterinary Science 6
English Language and Literature 9
Arts and Humanities 11
Medicine 19
Philosophy 20
Psychology  22
Computer Science 23
Mathematics 35
Accounting and Finance 44