List of universities in the United Kingdom

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This is a list of Universities in the United Kingdom (alphabetical by substantive name). Below that are lists of university colleges and colleges of higher education, followed by a list of defunct institutions.

Universities alphabetically[edit]

See also: List of UK universities by date of foundation, and List of UK universities by size
Helmore Building at Anglia Ruskin University's Cambridge campus
University of Bath library
Aston Webb Hall at Birmingham University
Reed Hall at the University of Exeter
The iconic King's College Chapel of the University of Cambridge (centre), built between 1441 and 1515
Durham Castle, a building of Durham University
Earlham Hall at the University of East Anglia
The Old College of the University of Edinburgh
Imperial College London
The Parkinson Building at the University of Leeds
Foxhill House, home of the School of Law, at the University of Reading

Foreign universities with campuses in the United Kingdom[edit]

The following universities also offer semesters of study at their own faculty buildings in the UK:

  • Boston University
  • Booth School of Business|University of Chicago Booth School of Business
  • Florida State University (London Study Centre)
  • University of Delaware
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Crown at Port Din.
  • Pepperdine University
  • Syracuse University
  • New York University
  • Queen's University

University colleges[edit]

This is a list of university colleges in the UK. Note that there are also some other institutions with "university college" in their title which are not legally university colleges

Colleges of higher education[edit]

These should not be confused with colleges of further education, which offer a different level of qualifications.
For lists of further education colleges in the UK (which may however also offer higher education qualifications) see: List of further education colleges in England, List of further education colleges in Northern Ireland, List of further education colleges in Scotland, List of further education colleges in Wales

Further education colleges offering degree courses[edit]

Universities in British overseas territories[edit]

Note: these are not considered UK Universities and are not recognised as UK degree-awarding bodies by the British government.[1]



British Virgin Islands[edit]

Cayman Islands[edit]



Turks and Caicos Islands[edit]

Universities in Crown Dependencies[edit]

Defunct institutions[edit]

This section is for universities or other higher education institutions that no longer exist due to either closure, mergers, de-mergers etc.; it does not include institutions that have merely changed their name.

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