University of Leicester

University of Leicester Ranking

country rank: 28
world rank: 282

University Overview

The University of Leicester ranking was founded in 1957 and is a non-profit public higher education institution situated in the suburbs of Leicester (population range of 250,000-499,999), East Midlands. University of Leicester ranking is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational UK higher education institution that is officially recognized/chartered by the Privy Council. In a variety of fields of study, the University of Leicester provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees like as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 63-year-old UK higher-education school has a rigorous admissions criteria based on previous academic performance and grades. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Students have access to a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, as well as administrative services at the University of Leicester.

University of Leicester Ranking

University Identity

Name University of Leicester
Founded 1957 Origins date back to 1921
Motto Ut Vitam Habeant So that they may have life

University Location

Address University Road Leicester LE1 7RH East Midlands United Kingdom
Tel +44 (116) 252 2522
Fax +44 (116) 252 2200

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$ (12,900-14,700 Euro) 12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office University Road Leicester LE1 7RH (116) 252 5281

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) European University Association (EUA) Universities UK

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