University of Leicester

country rank  19
world rank  234

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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 small city of Leicester (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), East Midlands. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, University of Leicester is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational 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 62 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.

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 (population range: 250,000-499,999)
LE1 7RH East Midlands
United Kingdom
T +44 (116) 252 2522
F +44 (116) 252 2200

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 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 Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office University Road
Leicester LE1 7RH
+44 (116) 252 5281

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
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 Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Leicester'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 Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Privy Council


Year of first Accreditation

1957


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association of MBA's (AMBA)

Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019