Facts and figures

The University of Leicester is a leading UK university committed to international excellence through the creation of world changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. Leicester is consistently one of the most socially inclusive of the UK’s leading universities with a long-standing commitment to providing fairer and equal access to higher education.

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We are a leading UK university, currently ranked 25th in the Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide.

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Find out about the breakdown of our student population by level of study, sex, fee status and ethnicity.

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We're proud of our awards and accreditation because they reflect our passion for what we do.

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