The University of Glasgow has been ranked 78th in the 2025 QS World Rankings. The results mean the University of Glasgow ranks 11th in the UK.

The QS World Rankings are a globally-recognised league table which includes 1,503 institutions. The results are grouped into five broad areas: Research & Discovery, Employability & Outcomes, Learning Experience, Global Engagement and Sustainability.

In this year’s rankings, the University of Glasgow ranked in the world top 50 in three Indicators: Sustainability (20th), International Research Network (30th) and International Students (49th).

Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Glasgow, said:

“The QS World University Rankings is an internationally recognised and respected league table, and it is fantastic once again to see the University of Glasgow placed among the very best universities in the world. This result is evidence of the strength of our international reputation, and our success is driven by research outputs and the quality of our learning and teaching experience. 

“This great outcome is also testament to the strength of our international networks and partnerships, through which we are working with other leading institutions to change the world.

“As always, our strong position is due to the collective efforts of many colleagues, and I’d like to thank everyone who has contributed to our success again in the QS World University Rankings.”