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University of Leicester

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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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 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.
This institute is rated 5 Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Innovation
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
=235
2016
=239
2017
238
2018
  • 42.8
    Overall Score
  • 28.7
    Academic Reputation
  • 50.9
    Citations per Faculty
  • 46.2
    Faculty Student
  • 87.1
    International Faculty
  • 91.1
    International Students
101-150
2014
151-200
2015
51-100
2016
51-100
2017
  • 73.2
    Academic Reputation
  • 74.1
    Citations per Paper
  • 53.7
    Employer Reputation
  • 77.6
    H-index Citations
301-500
2018
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 13.8-27.8
    Overall Score
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,391
International
450

Number of students

13,745
Postgraduate 22%
Undergraduate 78%

Number of international students

4,080
Postgraduate 45%
Undergraduate 55%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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