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University of Leicester

The University of Leicester, Leicester United Kingdom +1
  • Brookfield Campus, Leicester, United Kingdom
  • QS World University Rankings
    =236
  • StatusPublic
  • Research OutputVery High
  • Student/Faculty Ratio10
  • ScholarshipsYes
  • International Students4,919
  • SizeL
  • Total Faculty1,518

+ 188 others shortlisted this university

+ 189 others shortlisted this university

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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 StandingThe 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.

About

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 StandingThe 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.

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University highlights

University of Leicester is one of the top Public universities in Leicester, United Kingdom. It is ranked #=236 in QS Global World Rankings 2022.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #185
  • 2014
    #=202
  • 2015
    #211
  • 2016
    #=235
  • 2017
    #=239
  • 2018
    #238
  • 2019
    #=223
  • 2020
    #239
  • 2021
    #242
  • 2022
    #=236

Ranking criteria

39.6
Overall
23.4
Academic Reputation
53
Citations per Faculty
19
Employer Reputation
44.6
Faculty Student Ratio
80.6
International Faculty Ratio
91.5
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
14,696

25%
75%

International students
4,919

48%
52%

Total faculty staff
1,518

479
1039

Total students
14,696

25%
75%

International students
4,919

48%
52%

Total faculty staff
1,518

1039
479

Scholarships

Yes
The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.
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