Rankings for Natural Sciences disciplines at Imperial College as provided by prominent league tables:

Complete University Guide

Overall, Imperial ranked 5th best university in the Complete University Guide 2018.

Subject2018201720162015
Biological Sciences 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd
Chemistry 6th 7th 4th 4th
Mathematics 4th 3rd 3rd 3rd
Physics and Astronomy 5th 3rd 3rd 2nd

Guardian University Guide

Overall, Imperial was ranked 6th best university in the UK in the Guardian's 2018 university guide.

Subject201820172016
Biosciences 10th 16th 23rd
Chemistry 18th 19th 10th
Mathematics 3rd 2nd 1st
Physics 30th 8th 8th

The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide

Imperial ranked 5th best UK university in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017. Find out more on The Times website (this league table is accessible to paid subscribers only).

The Times Higher Education world rankings

Overall, Imperial was ranked 8th in the Times Higher Education's 2016-17 world university rankings.

Subject20172016201520142013
Life Sciences 9th 6th 10th 10th 10th
Physical Sciences 11th 16th 12th 13th 17th

QS World university rankings

Imperial was ranked 8th in the world overall in the 2017/18 QS rankings.