The University Scrabble Score Rankings 2020

Introducing our groundbreaking new higher education league table: the University Scrabble Score Rankings 2020 - where every word counts!

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Ranking University Scrabble score
1 Canterbury Christ Church University 60
2 Buckinghamshire New University 54
3 Wrexham Glyndŵr University 53
=4 Liverpool John Moores University 52
=4 University of the Highlands & Islands 52
6 University of the West of Scotland 50
=7 Manchester Metropolitan University 49
=7 Plymouth Marjon University 49
=9 Cardiff Metropolitan University 48
=9 University of the West of England 48
11 University of Wolverhampton 47
=12 Norwich University of the Arts 46
=12 Oxford Brookes University 46
=12 Sheffield Hallam University 46
=12 University College Birmingham 46
16 Birmingham City University 45
=16 University for the Creative Arts 45
=16 University of Buckingham 45
=16 University of Central Lancashire 45
=20 The Arts University Bournemouth 44
=20 University of Hertfordshire 44
=22 Queen's University Belfast 43
=22 University of Bedfordshire 43
=22 York St John University 43
=25 University of Gloucestershire 42
=25 University of Huddersfield 42
=27 Aberystwyth University 41
=27 Bishop Grosseteste University 41
=27 Glasgow Caledonian University 41
=27 London South Bank University 41
=27 Queen Margaret University 41
=27 University of Birmingham 41
=27 University of Chichester 41
=27 University of Strathclyde 41
=35 Edinburgh Napier University 40
=35 University of Sheffield 40
=35 University of Warwick 40
=38 Liverpool Hope University 39
=38 London Metropolitan University 39
=38 Royal Agricultural University 39
=38 Staffordshire University 39
=38 University of Greenwich 39
=38 University of Northampton 39
=38 University of Plymouth 39
=38 University of Southampton 39
=38 University of Winchester 39
=47 Loughborough University 38
=47 The Robert Gordon University 38
=47 University of Cambridge 38
=47 University of Manchester 38
=47 University of Oxford 38
=47 University of Portsmouth 38
=47 University of Suffolk 38
=47 University of the Arts London 38
=55 Leeds Beckett University 37
=55 Nottingham Trent University 37
=55 University of Edinburgh 37
=55 University of Nottingham 37
=55 University of South Wales 37
=55 University of Westminster 37
=61 Middlesex University 36
=61 University of Bradford 36
=63 Harper Adams University 35
=63 University of Brighton 35
=63 University of Liverpool 35
=63 University of West London 35
=63 University of Worcester 35
=68 Bournemouth University 34
=68 Northumbria University 34
=68 University of Cumbria 34
=68 University of Exeter 34
=68 University of St Andrews 34
=68 University of Sussex 34
=74 Anglia Ruskin University 33
=74 Ravensbourne University 33
=74 Roehampton University 33
=74 University of Chester 33
=74 University of Essex 33
=74 University of Glasgow 33
=74 University of Sunderland 33
=81 Cardiff University 32
=81 Coventry University 32
=81 De Montfort University 32
=81 Falmouth University 32
=81 Heriot-Watt University 32
=81 Leeds Trinity University 32
=81 University of Aberdeen 32
=81 University of Derby 32
=81 University of East Anglia 32
=81 University of East London 32
=81 University of Leicester 32
=81 University of Salford 32
=81 University of York 32
=94 Cranfield University 31
=94 Regent's University London 31
=96 Bath Spa University 30
=96 Newcastle University 30
=96 University of Bath 30
=96 University of Bristol 30
=96 University of Lincoln 30
=96 University of Reading 30
=96 University of Stirling 30
=96 University of Surrey 30
=104 Edge Hill University 29
=104 Imperial College London 29
=104 Kingston University 29
=104 University of Bolton 29
=104 University of Dundee 29
=104 University of Kent 29
=104 University of Wales 29
=111 Abertay University 28
=111 Durham University 28
=111 St Mary's University 28
=111 The Open University 28
=111 University of Hull 28
=111 University of London 28
=117 Lancaster University 27
=117 Newman University 27
=117 University of Law 27
=117 University of Leeds 27
=117 University of Ulster 27
=122 Leeds Arts University 26
=122 Swansea University 26
=124 Bangor University 25
=124 BPP University 25
=124 Keele University 25
=124 Teesside University 25
128 Brunel University 24
=129 Arden University 22
=129 Solent University 22
=129 Ulster University 22
132 Aston University 21