Our University confirms position among leading institutions in the world

A world ranking of universities has confirmed our University's position among the leading institutions in the world.

The QS World University Rankings® places Leicester among the top 2 per cent in the world – and we continue to be counted among the top 60 most international universities on the planet.

Professor Paul Boyle, President & Vice-Chancellor of our University, said: “This new report confirms Leicester's position amongst the world's leading universities.

“This is good news for the University, the city and our region as we work together to share the benefits of our internationally-significant work. The inclusion of the University among leading institutions is a testament to the commitment and dedication of staff and students from across all disciplines at the University.”

QS World University Rankings® measure university research quality, graduate employability, teaching commitment and international commitment. QS rankings use a combination of global surveys and audited data including citation counts from Scopus, the world’s largest database of academic publishing.