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RAE 2008: Institutional Averages Sorted by Research Power 1-159

Rank Institution name Research Power
1 University of Oxford 6645.70
2 University of Cambridge 6070.28
3 University of Manchester 5150.35
4 University College London 5097.75
5 University of Edinburgh 4504.77
6 University of Nottingham 3713.41
7 Imperial College London 3603.35
8 University of Leeds 3447.63
9 University of Sheffield 3270.47
10 University of Bristol 3263.95
11 King's College London 3155.81
12 University of Birmingham 3097.36
13 University of Glasgow 3004.44
14 University of Southampton 2981.44

15

Cardiff University

2770.74

16 University of Warwick 2704.73
17 University of Newcastle upon Tyne 2454.42
18 University of Liverpool 2432.84
19 University of Durham 2065.84
20 Queen's University Belfast 1968.78
21 Queen Mary, University of London 1872.25
22 University of York 1817.68
23 University of Leicester 1746.95
24 Loughborough University 1736.37
25 University of Exeter 1664.16
26 Lancaster University 1657.18
27 University of Reading 1581.31
28 University of Aberdeen 1504.82
29 London School of Economics and Political Science 1449.92
30 University of Strathclyde 1443.81
31 University of Sussex 1401.93
32 University of St Andrews 1337.53
33 University of East Anglia 1305.54
34 University of Dundee 1279.59
35 University of Bath 1273.21
36 Swansea University 1246.25
37 Brunel University 1237.44
38 University of Ulster 1192.34
39 Royal Holloway, University of London 1164.00
40 University of Kent 1116.52
41 Open University 1104.21
42 University of Surrey 1096.25
43 University of Hull 939.28
44 University of Essex 892.63
45 City University, London 876.14
46 Heriot-Watt University 866.57
47 University of Plymouth 853.59
48 Birkbeck College 847.25
49 University of Salford 845.41
50 Manchester Metropolitan University 765.21
51 Aberystwyth University 746.24
52 Goldsmiths College, University of London 745.50
53 University of Stirling 717.51
54 University of the West of England, Bristol 703.50
55 Bangor University 689.49
56 Keele University 686.16
57 University of Bradford 664.50
58 Institute of Education 632.29
59 London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine 623.56
60 School of Oriental and African Studies 622.93
61 University of Brighton 596.63
62 University of the Arts London 593.14
63 Sheffield Hallam University 586.15
64 Cranfield University 581.82
65 Aston University 577.13
66 Nottingham Trent University 569.96
67 De Montfort University 552.49
68 University of Portsmouth 517.51
69 University of Westminster 503.09
70 Oxford Brookes University 497.36
71 University of Central Lancashire 481.48
72 London Metropolitan University 478.29
73 Kingston University 435.98
74 Middlesex University 416.56
75 Liverpool John Moores University 416.23
76 University of Glamorgan 405.35
77 University of Hertfordshire 371.53
78 Roehampton University 368.01
79 Robert Gordon University 352.73
80 Napier University 350.93
81 University of Northumbria at Newcastle 346.81
82 University of Greenwich 343.80
83 University of Sunderland 336.67
84 Glasgow Caledonian University 317.04
85 Institute of Cancer Research 303.83
86 University of Wolverhampton 303.65
87 London Business School 301.03
88 University of Lincoln 276.89
89 St George's Hospital Medical School 276.28
90 Royal Veterinary College 257.43
91 Coventry University 251.40
92 University of East London 248.49
93 Leeds Metropolitan University 248.20
94 Bournemouth University 242.76
95 University of Huddersfield 216.75
96 Birmingham City University 200.67
97 London South Bank University 194.98
98 University of Wales Institute, Cardiff 190.86
99 Glasgow School of Art 184.44
100 University of Gloucestershire 161.51
101 School of Pharmacy 154.00
102 University of Teesside 153.93
103 Royal College of Art 149.79
104 Anglia Ruskin University 147.35
105 Bath Spa University 141.00
106 University of Northampton 140.96
107 Canterbury Christ Church University 137.19
108 UHI Millennium Institute 136.30
109 Edinburgh College of Art 135.66
110 Queen Margaret University Edinburgh 133.79
111 University of Bedfordshire 132.94
112 University of the West of Scotland 127.98
113 University of Wales, Lampeter 126.01
114 University of Winchester 119.25
115 Staffordshire University 115.59
116 University of Chester 111.07
117 University of Abertay Dundee 98.35
118 Edge Hill University 97.24
119 University of Bolton 93.35
120 Liverpool Hope University 92.11
121 Thames Valley University 88.28
122 University for the Creative Arts 81.99
123 Courtauld Institute of Art 81.60
124 University of Derby 77.17
125 University of Wales, Newport 66.59
126 University of Chichester 65.84
127 York St John University 63.99
128 University of Cumbria 62.70
129 Institute of Zoology 53.55
130 St Mary's University College 52.03
131 Southampton Solent University 47.62
132 Dartington College of Arts 45.29
133 Glynd?r University 45.20
134 Swansea Metropolitan University 44.97
135 Royal College of Music 44.75
136 Buckinghamshire New University 43.75
137 University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies 38.75
138 University College Falmouth 37.51
139 Royal Academy of Music 36.83
140 Harper Adams University College 35.88
141 University of Worcester 35.52
142 Heythrop College 35.25
143 Royal Northern College of Music 33.11
144 Guildhall School of Music & Drama 29.84
145 Central School of Speech and Drama 28.56
146 Leeds Trinity & All Saints 27.90
147 Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama 27.73
148 Norwich University College of the Arts 19.58
149 Armagh Observatory 16.88
150 University College Plymouth St Mark & St John 16.01
151 Rose Bruford College 12.56
152 Royal Agricultural College 12.30
153 Newman University College 11.85
154 Leeds College of Music 9.66
155 Bishop Grosseteste University College, Lincoln 9.55
156 Stranmillis University College 9.00
157 Arts Institute at Bournemouth 9.00
158 British Institute in Paris 6.80
159 University Marine Biological Station, Millport 6.00
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