The London School of Economics and Political Science

country rank  6
world rank  108

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University Overview

Established in 1895, The London School of Economics and Political Science is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of London (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 123 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. LSE also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym LSE
Founded 1895
Motto Rerum cognoscere causas
To know the causes of things

University Location

Address Houghton Street
London (population range: over 5,000,000)
WC2A 2AE London
United Kingdom
T +44 (20) 7405 7686
F +44 (20) 7955 6001

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE
+44 (20) 7955 6613
(20) 7955 7125

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,500-1,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to The London School of Economics and Political Science's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Privy Council

Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Russell Group
  • Universities UK

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018