University of Leicester Rankings

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In the World#298 of 14178
In Europe#103 of 2794
In the United Kingdom#26 of 163
In England#22 of 131
In Leicester#1 of 2
In History#43 of 5,620

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
72%
Enrollment
17,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
le.ac.uk
Languages
English

Publications & Citations

Publications
64,620
Citations
2,407,259

University of Leicester majors

by publication count

Medicine
13,428
Biology
8,478
Physics
6,660
Chemistry
5,681
Psychology
3,805
Computer science
3,392
Sociology
2,818
Geology
2,619
Mathematics
2,315
Materials science
2,102
Political science
1,905
Engineering
1,797
Economics
1,486
History
1,385
Environmental science
1,017
Geography
960
Business
887
Art
876
Philosophy
409

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History527,500
Geology63118,947
Sociology8475,084
Political science14618,710
Physics170239,387
Art1751,452
Biology182615,032
Medicine185526,996
Geography19821,788
Economics23440,839
Environmental science24736,693
Psychology250148,749
Mathematics30360,558
Chemistry305174,092
Engineering31331,695
Computer science35470,375
Philosophy375910
Business43915,548
Materials science59742,311

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19906288905
199170310496
199277711395
199381311564
199491312760
199591314218
199697615387
1997101817352
1998102520696
1999115023526
2000124426204
2001124530718
2002120734501
2003142238939
2004148344380
2005160949574
2006170458760
2007191466751
2008211672861
2009215083766
2010223394397
20112523105142
20122612119575
20132552132942
20142520142401
20152769150362
20162653150832
20172721159379
20182723145196
20193073163123
20203088178537

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate72%
Admissions RequirementsGeneral Certificate of Education (GCE) or Vocational Certificate of Education or General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) with passes in 5 approved subjects of which 2 must be at Advanced ('A') level, or equivalent, or passes in 4 subjects of which at least 3 must be at 'A' level, or equivalent. Also International Baccalaureate, European Baccalaureate, and a wide variety of international qualifications. Those whose first language is not English and who has not lived in a country where the first language is English for at least three years immediately prior to the commencement of the course are required to have a recognized English language qualification e.g., British Council IELTS-6.5
Academic CalendarSeptember to June (September - January; February-June)
Enrollment17,500
Full time employee1,750
Student:staff ratio10:1

Tuition

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

University of Leicester 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+++
Bachelor's DegreeArts and Humanities, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Surgery
Master's DegreeArts and Humanities, Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Engineering, Geology, Law, Management, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Physics, Social Sciences
DoctorateAdult Education, American Studies, Ancient Civilizations, Archaeology, Art History, Astronomy and Space Science, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biology, Cardiology, Chemistry, Civil Security, Clinical Psychology, Computer Science, Criminal Law, Economics, Education, Engineering, English, Genetics, Geography, Geology, Health Sciences, History, Immunology, International Relations, Law, Management, Mathematics, Media Studies, Medicine, Modern Languages, Oncology, Pharmacy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Religion, Social Sciences, Sociology, Toxicology, Translation and Interpretation, Urban Studies, Writing

General info

Founded1957
WikipediaUniversity of Leicester
AccreditationPrivy Council
MottoUt Vitam Habeant
So that they may have life
Academic structureFaculty of Medicine and Biological Sciences
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Engineering
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
European University Association (EUA)
Universities UK

Location and Contacts

AddressUniversity Road
Leicester, East Midlands, LE1 7RH
United Kingdom
City population464,000
Phone+44 (116) 252 2522
Fax+44 (116) 252 2200

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