Our Rankings

Our accolades, awards, and league table rankings in university guides

QS World University Rankings logo, Dundee placed in the top 50.
The University of Dundee has been recognised as a “global centre of excellence for Life Sciences & Medicine” in the newly released QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022.
The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide
The University of Dundee has risen in the 2023 Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, being ranked top in the UK for one subject and securing top 10 places in another six disciplines.
StudentCrowd logo for the number one ranking award for Dundee, for the best five Scottish universities.
We ranked number 1 in StudentCrowd's 5 best Scottish universities 2022
QS 5 star ranking badge for Excellent result
University given 5 Star rating by QS
84% of our research was assessed as 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent' in the Research Excellence Framework 2021
University Spinout Report 2021
The University of Dundee was 6th in UK and 1st in Scotland for the total value of spinouts over the last two decades.
Complete University Guide
1st in Scotland for graduate prospects
QS Top 200 for graduate employment
We are one of the top 200 universities in the world for graduate employment rate
Guardian University Guide
We are in the UK’s top 10 for six subjects.
times higher education logo
The University of Dundee has been ranked top in the UK for climate action in the 2021 edition of the Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings
Leiden Rankings
The University of Dundee is 33rd in the world for the highest proportion of highly cited publications in the 2021 CWTS Leiden Rankings
The Graduate Outcomes Survey
The University is also top in Scotland and 14th in the UK
We recorded overall satisfaction of 76.8% for full-time students on undergraduate degrees.
Times Higher Education World University Rankings
Dundee was ranked 1st in Scotland, 8th in the UK, and 30th in the world in 2019