University College London and Oxford are consistently ranked as the Top 2 institutions for Art & Design programs in the UK. These two universities maintained the top 2 positions in 2010 again (they are in the same positions in 2004).

UK Top ranking Art and design schools:

Rating, Name, Guardian Score (Top 10 list)
1 UCL 100
2 Oxford 87.5
3 Brunel 81.9
4 Edinburgh 74.5
5 Newcastle 70.6
6 Loughborough 70
7 Edinburgh Napier 68.3
8 Glasgow 67.1
9 Goldsmiths 66
10 Lancaster 65.3
10 Writtle College 65.3
Source: Guardian 2010

Guardian League Table 2004:
Rank, Institution, Guardian teaching score/100
1 University College London 84
2 Oxford 79
3 Lancaster 76
4 Dundee 75
5 Loughborough 75
6 London Institute 75
7 Brunel 74
8 Nottingham Trent 74
9 APU 73
10 Leeds 72
11 Heriot-Watt 71
12 Westminster 71
13 Gloucestershire 70
14 Uni Col Chichester 70
15 Teesside 70
16 Central England 69
17 Edinburgh Col of Art 69
18 Falmouth Col of Arts 69
19 Oxford Brookes 69
20 Uni Col Northampton 69
21 Kingston 68
22 Norwich Schl of Art & Design 68
23 Ravensbourne Col of Design & Comm 68
24 Wimbledon Sch of Art 68
25 Goldsmiths Col 68
26 Middlesex 68
27 West of England 67
28 Northumbria Uni at Newcastle 67
29 Bath Spa Uni Col 67
30 Southampton 66
31 Staffordshire 66
32 Arts Institute, Bournemouth 66
33 Bolton Institute of HE 66
34 Bournemouth 66
35 Wales, Bangor 66
36 Luton 65
37 Portsmouth 65
38 East London 65
39 Kent Institute of Art & Design 65
40 Liverpool John Moores 65
41 Robert Gordon 65
42 Surrey Institute of Art & Design 65
43 Sunderland 65
44 Kent at Canterbury 65
45 Reading 64
46 Plymouth 64
47 Manchester Metropolitan 64
48 Brighton 64
49 Hertfordshire 64
50 Lincoln 63
51 De Montfort 63
52 Glasgow 63
53 Canterbury Christ Church Uni Col 63
54 Huddersfield 63
55 Central Lancashire 63
56 Napier 62
57 Newcastle 62
58 Wolverhampton 62
59 Buckingham Chilterns Uni Col 61
60 Ulster 61
61 Glamorgan 61
62 Salford 60
63 Col of St Mark & St John 59
64 Greenwich 59
65 Liverpool Hope Col 59
66 Coventry 59
67 Swansea Institute of HE 58
68 Roehampton 58
69 Sheffield Hallam 57
70 Wales, Aberystwyth 57
71 Trinity Col, Carmarthen 56
72 Wales Institute, Cardiff 56
73 Wales, Newport 56
74 Derby 56
75 North-East Wales Institute of HE 56
76 Southampton Institute 55
77 Chester Col of HE 54
78 St Martin's Col 54
79 Cumbria Institute of The Arts 53
80 Leeds Metropolitan 53
81 Edge Hill Col of HE 50
82 Uni Col Worcester 50
83 York St John Col 50

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News and World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek, Forbes
Australia - Good Universities Guide, Graduate Management Association of Australia
Canada - Maclean's Guide, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, THES, Webometrics, Newsweek
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