The University of Leicester

The University of Leicester - C P D Unit, University Road, Leicester, United Kingdom


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established Established :

1957

campus University Type and Campus :

Urban parkland

The University of Leicester (i/ˈlɛstə/ LES-tər) is a public research university based in Leicester, England. The main campus is south of the city centre, adjacent to Victoria Park.

The university established itself as a research-led university and was previously ranking among the top 20 universities in the United Kingdom. It was awarded University of the Year by The Times in 2008. As of 2016/17 the university is nationally ranked 25th in the The Sunday Times Good University Guide, 32nd in the The Complete University Guide and 47th in the The Guardian.

Quick facts

Motto: So that they may have life

Endowment: £13.1 million (2015)

Administrative staff: 2,495

Students: 17,995 (2014/15)

Undergraduates: 11,030 (2014/15)

Postgraduates: 6,965 (2014/15)

Male students 46 : 54 Female students

Gender ratio (in %)

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International students

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Students : Staff ratio

http://www.le.ac.uk

Performance Analysis

Academics
32.1%
International Outlook
86.6%
Research Citations
86%
Industry income
31.7%
Overall
51.1%

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