University of Leicester: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#240 of 14,131 In the World
#89 of 2,785 In Europe
#25 of 163 In the United Kingdom
#22 of 131 In England
#1 of 2 In Leicester
#4 of 1,090 For Forensic Science
Top100 For 29 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
72%
Enrollment
24,409
Male:Female Ratio
46:54
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
le.ac.uk
Languages
English

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)
Enrollment24,409
Full time employee1,235
Student:staff ratio20:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
56,904
Citations
2,327,959

University of Leicester majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
14,341 / 725,859
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
11,639 / 399,045
Biology
10,892 / 731,016
Physics
9,100 / 369,237
Engineering
6,018 / 149,509
Chemistry
5,775 / 245,753
Environmental Science
5,464 / 228,211
Astrophysics and Astronomy
5,014 / 261,541
Psychology
4,255 / 230,912
Computer Science
4,097 / 194,300
Business
2,904 / 99,228
Demography
2,780 / 214,768
Sociology
2,575 / 85,209
Geology
2,276 / 104,009
Economics
2,169 / 56,304
Mathematics
1,877 / 74,708
Materials Science
1,855 / 41,697
Health Science
1,839 / 110,791
Political Science
1,804 / 22,189
Genetics
1,785 / 190,341
Art & Design
1,710 / 29,798
Biochemistry
1,706 / 109,067
Surgery
1,447 / 80,385
History
1,251 / 9,101
Oncology and Cancer research
1,209 / 66,770
Molecular Biology
1,108 / 81,750
Immunology
1,043 / 82,803
Law
1,036 / 9,494
Cardiology
1,014 / 54,686
Earth science and Geophysics
969 / 43,241
Geography and Cartography
888 / 22,167
Automation and Control engineering
852 / 24,124
Social Psychology
852 / 58,388
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
843 / 18,820
Communications and Public Relations
842 / 26,860
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
825 / 26,540
Healthcare Management (MHA)
824 / 44,820
Psychiatry
822 / 50,019
Optical Engineering
798 / 11,925
Family medicine
798 / 29,510

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 715 11688
1992 797 12501
1993 824 12625
1994 938 13904
1995 939 15101
1996 1011 16472
1997 1072 18617
1998 1101 22015
1999 1218 25197
2000 1301 28217
2001 1344 33561
2002 1303 37417
2003 1541 42379
2004 1596 48253
2005 1771 54166
2006 1841 62759
2007 2005 71162
2008 2206 77348
2009 2241 90867
2010 2323 101855
2011 2581 114388
2012 2662 129400
2013 2709 143686
2014 2681 154529
2015 2894 165021
2016 2798 167089
2017 2895 177297
2018 2915 171819
2019 3204 188987
2020 3594 224039
2021 3631 243617

Tuition

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

The University of Leicester has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

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 +++
Bachelor's Degree Arts and Humanities, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Surgery
Master's Degree Arts and Humanities, Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Engineering, Geology, Law, Management, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Physics, Social Sciences
Doctorate Adult 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 and Diplomacy, 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

University of Leicester alumni

  1. Bob Mortimer

    Bob Mortimer
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    comediantelevision presenter
    Biography

    Robert Renwick Mortimer is an English comedian, podcast presenter, and actor. He is known for his work with Vic Reeves as part of their Vic and Bob comedy double act, and more recently the Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing series with comedian Paul Whitehouse. He has also appeared on panel shows such as Would I Lie to You? and Taskmaster.

  2. Mako Komuro

    Mako Komuro
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1991-.. (age 31)
    Enrolled in the University of Leicester
    2014-2016 graduated with Master of Arts in museology
    Occupations
    aristocratresearcher
    Biography

    Mako Komuro, formerly Princess Mako of Akishino (眞子内親王, Mako Naishinnō), is a former member of the Japanese imperial family. She is the eldest child of Crown Prince Fumihito and Crown Princess Kiko, niece of Emperor Naruhito, and granddaughter of Emperor Emeritus Akihito and Empress Emerita Michiko. She married Kei Komuro, a paralegal, on 26 October 2021. As a result of her marriage to a commoner, she gave up her imperial title and left the imperial family, as required by the Imperial Household Law.

  3. Storm Thorgerson

    Storm Thorgerson
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1944-2013 (aged 69)
    Occupations
    photographerdesignergraphic designerfilm director
    Biography

    Storm Elvin Thorgerson was an English graphic designer and music video director. He is best known for closely working with the group Pink Floyd through most of their career, and also created album or other art for Led Zeppelin, Phish, Black Sabbath, UFO, Peter Gabriel, the Alan Parsons Project, Genesis, Yes, Kansas, Dream Theater, Muse, the Mars Volta, The Cranberries, Helloween and Ween.

  4. Atifete Jahjaga

    Atifete Jahjaga
    Born in
    Serbia Flag Serbia
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    politicianpolice officer
    Biography

    Atifete Jahjaga is a Kosovo-Albanian politician who served as the third President of Kosovo. She was the first female President of the Republic of Kosovo, the first non-partisan candidate and the youngest female head of state to be elected to the top office. She served as Deputy Director of the Kosovo Police, holding the rank of General Lieutenant Colonel, the most senior among women officers in Southeastern Europe.

General info

Founded 1957
Accreditation Privy Council
Motto Ut Vitam Habeant
So that they may have life
Academic structure Faculty of Medicine and Biological Sciences
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Engineering
Affiliations and memberships Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
European University Association (EUA)
Universities UK

Location and Contacts

Address University Road
Leicester, East Midlands, LE1 7RH
United Kingdom
City population 464,000
Phone +44 (116) 252 2522
Fax +44 (116) 252 2200

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