Liverpool is ranking 157th in the Times Higher Education (THE) World ranking, maintaining the same position as last year.
The result places Liverpool 21st in the Russell Group, ahead of Cardiff, Newcastle and Queen’s College Belfast.
A total of 78 UK institutions feature in the top 800, with 34 of these sitting in the first quarter, up from 29 last year.
The University of Oxford, Imperial College London, and the University of Cambridge make up three of the top ten entries.
The California Institute of Technology tops the ranking for the fifth year running, with Oxford climbing to second and Stanford replacing Harvard in third.
The Global rankings use 13 separate performance indicators to examine a university’s strengths against all of its core missions – teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.
For the full table and analysis visit the THE website.