Lancaster University

country rank  25
world rank  346

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University Overview

Established in 1964, Lancaster University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Lancaster (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), North West England. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, Lancaster University (LU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Lancaster University (LU) 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 55 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this UK higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym LU
Founded 1964
Motto Patet omnibus veritas
Truth lies open to all
Colours Quaker gray and red

University Location

Address Bailrigg
Lancaster (population range: 10,000-49,999)
LA1 4YW North West England
United Kingdom
T +44 (1524) 65201
F +44 (1524) 593 907

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office University House
Lancaster LA14YW
+44 (1524) 65201
(1524) 592028

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Lancaster University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Privy Council


Year of first Accreditation

1964


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EQUIS)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • N8 Research Partnership
  • Universities UK

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Site last updated: Monday, 5 August 2019