Lancaster University Rankings

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In the World#350 of 14178
In Europe#128 of 2794
In the United Kingdom#30 of 163
In England#24 of 131
In Lancaster#1 of 1
In Sociology#49 of 6,707

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
64%
Enrollment
12,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
English

Publications & Citations

Publications
45,156
Citations
1,931,981

Lancaster University majors

by publication count

Computer science
6,609
Physics
4,986
Psychology
3,858
Sociology
3,803
Biology
2,437
Chemistry
2,346
Medicine
2,148
Mathematics
2,037
Economics
2,036
Environmental science
1,954
Materials science
1,698
Engineering
1,676
Political science
1,673
Business
1,590
Geology
1,199
Geography
783
History
780
Philosophy
632
Art
587

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Sociology23180,502
Political science7931,310
Environmental science80104,004
History1073,838
Computer science110231,342
Physics124347,136
Economics13283,007
Business15152,570
Geography16325,555
Geology17059,753
Philosophy1842,329
Psychology206183,139
Art2291,119
Engineering24143,040
Mathematics27067,806
Biology483155,724
Chemistry51793,465
Medicine65169,682
Materials science66435,353

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19903274551
19913745102
19924105994
19934446240
19944597470
19955349301
199659310620
199750510636
199857811326
199956412982
200069214198
200165216081
200273919386
200372222459
200493226277
200597530950
2006128038077
2007132044408
2008142853138
2009155961162
2010157169185
2011160783186
20121837102827
20131885118808
20142088126587
20152245137072
20162513137418
20172443130775
20182566128292
20192641149403
20202639158955

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate64%
Admissions RequirementsGeneral Certificate of Education (GCE)/General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) with Advanced ('A') level passes, or equivalent. Competence in English. Applicants over 21 yrs to provide evidence of course of study at an appropriate level. Overseas qualifications considered (Apply to International Office for specific details)
Academic CalendarOctober to June (October - December; January-March; April-June)
Enrollment12,500
Full time employee2,250
Student:staff ratio6:1

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$11,250$6,250
International students$18,750$13,750

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics+++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine+++
Engineering | IT+++
Maths | Natural Sciences+++
DoctorateAccountancy, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedicine, Business Administration, Computer Science, Design, Ecology, Economics, Engineering, English, Environmental Studies, Film, Finance, Fine Arts, Geography, Health Sciences, History, Law, Linguistics, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Medicine, Modern Languages, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology, Statistics, Theatre, Writing

General info

Alternative namesLU
Founded1964
WikipediaLancaster University
AccreditationPrivy Council
MottoPatet omnibus veritas
Truth lies open to all
Colorsquaker gray, red
Academic structureFaculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Faculty of Science and Technology
Faculty of Management
Faculty of Health and Medicine
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
N8 Research Partnership
Universities UK

Location and Contacts

AddressBailrigg
Lancaster, North West England, LA1 4YW
United Kingdom
City population52,000
Phone+44 (1524) 65201
Fax+44 (1524) 593 907

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