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University of Leicester

LE1 7RH University Road Leicester View map
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12K-14K
Public
Very High
14,725
1,494
4,460

Overview

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.

University Highlights

Total students - 14,725

22%
78%

International students - 4,460

58%
42%

Total faculty staff - 1,494

479
1015

Total students - 14,725

22%
78%

International students - 4,460

58%
42%

Total faculty staff - 1,494

1015
479

Undergraduate Program

12,000 - 14,000
18,000 - 20,000

Postgraduate Program

6,000 - 8,000
18,000 - 20,000
The fees above are an indicative annual course fee in US dollars. Please note that course fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.
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