LJMU 2nd in Uni Compare Top 100 University Rankings

Liverpool John Moores University has placed second in the Uni Compare Top 100 University Rankings for 2025.

LJMU has risen two places in the overall rankings and is placed in the top 10 for its accommodation, course quality, employability and student life.

The rankings use real reviews from both current students and recent graduates, with 99% saying they would recommend studying at LJMU.

Uni Compare rankings

The Uni Compare university rankings are based on 31,500 ratings and reviews from current and former students.

The reviews provide valuable insights into various aspects of university life, such as the quality of courses, accommodation, job prospects, and student life.

For universities to maintain a high ranking, they must consistently excel in all aspects. 

Why LJMU is a great place to study

  • 95% of LJMU graduates secure employment or are in further study 15 months after graduation (Graduate Outcomes Survey, published summer 2023)
  • LJMU is 4th in the North West for a positive student experience (Times Higher Education National Student Survey rankings, 2023)
  • In the National Student Survey (NSS) 2023, LJMU scored above the Office for Students benchmark in an exceptional 26 out of 27 questions
  • LJMU is rated gold for student outcomes and silver overall in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (2023)

Find out more about studying at LJMU with places available on courses starting September 2024, or visit the campus during an upcoming Open Day.

Why Liverpool is a fantastic city to live in

  • Liverpool has been voted the best UK student city (Student Crowd, 2023)
  • Liverpool is a safe and supportive city proud of its Purple Flag status for 14 consecutive years
  • Liverpool was named the 7th best city in the world by Time Out (2024)
  • Voted 2nd friendliest city in the UK (CN Traveller, 2023)


More than 120 local school pupils take part in LJMU Summer University


LJMU powers Chester Zoo to Africa conservation award


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