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The latest Times Higher Education (THE) World Rankings feature three Scottish universities in the top 25 institutions in the UK. All three have also achieved a top 200 ranking in the world. The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024 include 1,904 universities across 108 countries and regions.

The University of Edinburgh is ranked 5th in the UK and 30th in the world. The University of Glasgow is 10th in the UK list and 87th internationally, while the University of St Andrews is 25th in the UK and 193rd in the world listings.

The University of Oxford leads the THE World University Rankings 2024 for an eighth consecutive year.

THE analysis of the data behind the results indicates a decline in the average rank of universities in the United States over the last six years and a lesser fall in the UK’s average rank. Countries where the average rank has improved over the same period include China, Australia and Canada.

The full results and analysis of the rankings are available on the THE website.