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University of Leicester

University Road Leicester,
United Kingdom View map
United Kingdom
#=242
Public
Very High
15,043
Yes
1,550
4,468

Undergraduate 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 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.

University Highlights

University of Leicester is one of the top Public universities in Leicester, United Kingdom. It is ranked #=242 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

Total students - 15,043

22%
78%

International students - 4,468

56%
44%

Total faculty staff - 1,550

480
1070

Total students - 15,043

22%
78%

International students - 4,468

56%
44%

Total faculty staff - 1,550

1070
480

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.
2020
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