Lancaster University: Statistics

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#314 of 14,131 In the World
#120 of 2,785 In Europe
#33 of 163 In the United Kingdom
#27 of 131 In England
#15 of 1,209 For Environmental Chemistry
Top100 For 56 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
19%
Enrollment
12,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate19%
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

Publications & Citations

Publications
40,836
Citations
1,883,071

Lancaster University majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
10,063 / 430,959
Computer Science
6,414 / 267,491
Physics
6,391 / 432,946
Engineering
6,315 / 229,374
Environmental Science
5,620 / 334,576
Business
4,470 / 233,639
Chemistry
3,769 / 171,527
Psychology
3,691 / 207,451
Medicine
3,666 / 144,327
Sociology
3,565 / 199,130
Biology
3,454 / 212,717
Mathematics
3,000 / 121,688
Economics
2,716 / 100,436
Art & Design
2,397 / 77,225
Quantum and Particle physics
2,298 / 279,638
Materials Science
1,667 / 40,591
Nuclear Physics
1,642 / 253,313
Political Science
1,620 / 76,846
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
1,208 / 50,822
Demography
1,186 / 48,593
Geology
1,040 / 54,109
Ecology
1,030 / 87,427
Social Psychology
1,024 / 67,675
Communications and Public Relations
991 / 39,540
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
899 / 36,629
Condensed Matter Physics
862 / 38,331
Environmental Chemistry
851 / 60,140
Geography and Cartography
805 / 33,525
Environmental Management
781 / 48,959
Law
755 / 13,411
History
742 / 5,546
Cognitive Science
709 / 34,544
Linguistics
692 / 41,253
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
680 / 32,221
Blockchain and Cryptography
672 / 16,209
Management Information Systems
647 / 38,736
Computer Networking
641 / 18,907
Agricultural Science
638 / 38,610
Human-Computer Interaction
627 / 32,418
Health Science
592 / 26,514

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 387 5739
1992 444 6688
1993 475 6973
1994 486 8269
1995 569 10187
1996 619 11718
1997 549 11869
1998 618 12803
1999 603 14658
2000 754 15837
2001 701 17904
2002 788 21592
2003 799 25020
2004 1057 29232
2005 1058 34580
2006 1368 41775
2007 1446 49616
2008 1534 59283
2009 1676 68247
2010 1716 77098
2011 1717 90651
2012 1945 111135
2013 1995 127287
2014 2182 137011
2015 2308 150718
2016 2561 154109
2017 2540 149135
2018 2717 154922
2019 2816 175645
2020 3109 198048
2021 2811 212268

Tuition

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

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics +++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine +++
Engineering | IT +++
Maths | Natural Sciences +++
Doctorate Accountancy, 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

Lancaster University alumni

  1. Andy Serkis

    Andy Serkis
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actorfilm directorwriteractor
    Biography

    Andrew Clement Serkis is an English actor, director and producer. Best known for his work in performance capture, animation, and voice acting, Serkis is the recipient of numerous accolades, and is one of the highest-grossing actors of all time.

  2. James May

    James May
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    television presenterjournalistwritermusicianbroadcaster
    Biography

    James Daniel May is an English television presenter and journalist. He is best known as a co-presenter of the motoring programme Top Gear alongside Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond from 2003 until 2015. He also served as a director of the production company W. Chump & Sons, which has since ceased operating. He is a co-presenter of the television series The Grand Tour for Amazon Prime Video, alongside his former Top Gear colleagues, Clarkson and Hammond, as well as Top Gear's former producer Andy Wilman.

  3. Ralph Ineson

    Ralph Ineson
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Ralph Michael Ineson is an English actor and narrator. Known for his deep, rumbling voice, his most notable roles include William in The Witch, Dagmer Cleftjaw in Game of Thrones, Amycus Carrow in the last three Harry Potter films, Donald Bamford in the BBC drama series Goodnight Sweetheart, Chris Finch in the BBC sitcom The Office, and Nikolai Tarakanov in the HBO historical drama miniseries Chernobyl.

  4. Ranvir Singh

    Ranvir Singh
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    television presenternews presenterjournalist
    Biography

    Ranvir Singh is an English journalist and television presenter. She is the political editor and newsreader/deputy presenter for Good Morning Britain.

General info

Alternative names LU
Founded 1964
Accreditation Privy Council
Motto Patet omnibus veritas
Truth lies open to all
Colors quaker gray, red
Academic structure Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Faculty of Science and Technology
Faculty of Management
Faculty of Health and Medicine
Affiliations and memberships Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
N8 Research Partnership
Universities UK

Location and Contacts

Address Bailrigg
Lancaster, North West England, LA1 4YW
United Kingdom
City population 52,000
Phone +44 (1524) 65201
Fax +44 (1524) 593 907

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