University of Leicester

country rank  33
world rank  326

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University Overview

Established in 1957, University of Leicester is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium city of Leicester (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), East Midlands. Officially recognized/chartered by the Privy Council, University of Leicester is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational UK higher education institution. University of Leicester 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 63 years old UK higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. University of Leicester also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1957 Origins date back to 1921
Motto Ut Vitam Habeant
So that they may have life

University Location

Address University Road
Leicester
LE1 7RH East Midlands
United Kingdom
Tel +44 (116) 252 2522
Fax +44 (116) 252 2200

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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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)

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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 Not available
Admission Office University Road
Leicester LE1 7RH
(116) 252 5281

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Leicester's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Privy Council


Year of first Accreditation

1957


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association of MBAs (AMBA)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Universities UK

Academic Structure


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