The London School of Economics and Political Science Rankings

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In the World#69 of 14178
In Europe#11 of 2794
In the United Kingdom#6 of 163
In England#5 of 131
In London#2 of 35
In Economics#4 of 6,071

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
9%
Enrollment
12,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
lse.ac.uk
Languages
English

Publications & Citations

Publications
38,750
Citations
1,761,158

The London School of Economics and Political Science majors

by publication count

Economics
9,129
Political science
5,901
Sociology
4,821
Business
3,078
Mathematics
2,459
Psychology
2,158
Medicine
1,953
Computer science
1,388
History
842
Geography
755
Philosophy
547
Engineering
459
Art
360
Environmental science
133
Biology
107
Physics
87
Geology
22
Chemistry
7
Materials science
6

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Economics9691,782
Political science1397,607
Sociology17201,570
History587,098
Business7887,623
Philosophy805,178
Mathematics121139,319
Geography23018,710
Art251995
Psychology36985,350
Engineering40822,865
Medicine517105,627
Computer science53841,436
Environmental science8306,048
Physics15852,245
Biology160110,645
Geology1681572
Chemistry4303283
Materials science59101

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19902443361
19912614161
19922254661
19932224366
19942504760
19953035187
19963126133
19973386555
19984188541
199945710729
200061411801
200154614855
200261918965
200367422495
200485529275
200598233448
2006108338354
2007118945380
2008121253325
2009135662920
2010149668687
2011153980133
2012151188255
20131705104131
20141832119937
20151900118367
20161791108474
20171882103557
2018176290370
20191785108963
20201823123774

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate9%
Admissions RequirementsGeneral Certificate of Education (GCE) with grades AAB at Advanced ('A') level or equivalent
Academic CalendarOctober to July (October - December; January-March; April-July)
Enrollment12,500
Full time employee1,750
Student:staff ratio7:1

Tuition

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

The London School of Economics and Political Science has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

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, Anthropology, Development Studies, Economics, Environmental Studies, European Studies, Finance, Gender Studies, Geography, International Relations, Law, Mathematics, Media Studies, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Sociology

General info

Alternative namesLSE
Founded1895
WikipediaLondon School of Economics
AccreditationPrivy Council
MottoRerum cognoscere causas
To know the causes of things
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Russell Group
Universities UK

Location and Contacts

AddressHoughton Street
London, London, WC2A 2AE
United Kingdom
City population8,908,000
Phone+44 (20) 7405 7686
Fax+44 (20) 7955 6001

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