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University of Leicester

  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

The University of Leicester is a leading UK University committed to international excellence through the creation of world changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. Leicester is the most socially inclusive of Britain's top-20 leading universities. Our Standing The University of Leicester was the THE University of the Year 2008-9. In awarding the title the judges cited Leicester’s ability to “evidence commitment to high quality, a belief in the synergy of teaching and research and a conviction that higher education is a power for good”. Leicester was, said the judges, "elite without being elitist". We’re highly ranked in the UK, consistently in the top 20 of major national tables including: • 17th in the Guardian (and 12th, 15th and 14th in previous 3 tables) • 14th in the Times Higher Table of Tables • 17th in The Times (and 15th, 14th, 14th in the previous 3 tables) Founded in 1921 we received our Royal Charter in 1957. Leicester is a member of the 1994 Group of internationally renowned universities engaged in leading-edge research and high quality teaching.
185
2012
202=
2013
211
2014
235
2015
48.90
Overall Score
32.8
Academic Reputation
40.1
Employer Reputation
64
Faculty Student
80
International Faculty
97.1
International Students
50
Citations per Faculty
101-150
2013
101-150
2014
151-200
2015
51-100
2016
59.9
Academic Reputation
53.7
Employer Reputation
88.2
Citations per Paper
82.2
H-index Citations
183=
2013
159
2014
211
2015
65.00
Overall Score
65.7
Academic Reputation
48.8
Employer Reputation
71.9
Citations per Paper
63.3
H-index Citations
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,592
International
458

Number of students

14,231
Postgraduate 28%
Undergraduate 72%

Number of international students

5,073
Postgraduate 46%
Undergraduate 54%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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