The London School of Economics and Political Science: Ranking & Review

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London Rank United Kingdom Rank World Rank
3 8 113
Top 1%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Admission selectionYes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Total enrollment12,500
Academic calendarSemesters


In-state students$11,250$18,750
International students$18,750$18,750

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----

General info

Alternative namesLSE
MottoRerum cognoscere causas
To know the causes of things
AccreditationPrivy Council
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Russell Group
Universities UK
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePublic-private partnership
HousingProvides housing
Financial aidsOffers financial aids
Total FTE staff1,750
Student/staff ratio7
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

AddressHoughton Street
London, London, WC2A 2AE
United Kingdom
Urbanization levelUrban
City population5,000,000+
Phone+44 (20) 7405 7686
Fax+44 (20) 7955 6001

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