University of Central Lancashire Key Data

University Type New universitity (1992 universitity) | Public University Established 1828
Location UK >> England >> Preston Address Preston, PRESTON
Student Number 28,130 Postcode PR1 2HE
Enrollment rates 21% International Students Ratio 8%
Male / Female Students Ratio 40:60 Ratio of academic staff to students 1 : 16.8
Website Entry Requirements 332
Students Satisfaction 4.01 / 5 University Research 1.96 / 4
International Students Number Undergraduate:1340   Postgraduate:800 Degree Completion 79.9%
Live in univeristy accommodation 14% Motto From the Ground to the Sun
Working hours allowed 20 hours a week; 10 hours a week if you are studying a course that is below degree level.
Good Degree 52.8 Degree Completion 79.9%
Living Costs 9135-12180 / Academic Year (9 months) Graduate Prospects 53.6%

University of Central Lancashire Rankings

Times UK Univesities Rankings
Year 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
UK Rankings 105 93 101 92 77 88
Year 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
UK Rankings 71 61 69 78 63 70
Year 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001
UK Rankings 72 86 79 87 74 78 79
Times Higher Education World Univesities Rankings
Year 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
World Rankings 801-1000 601-800 601-800 601-800 N/A
Year 2014 2013 2012 2011
World Rankings N/A N/A N/A N/A


Preston is the administrative centre of Lancashire, England, on the north bank of the River Ribble. Preston is the seat of Lancashire County Council, houses the main campus of the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) and is home to Preston North End F.C., a founder member of the Football League and the first English football champions. The climate of Preston is of a temperate maritime type, with a narrow range of temperatures, similar to the rest of the British Isles. St Walburge's Church has the tallest spire in England on a church that is not a cathedral. There are also many notable buildings dotted in and around the city centre including the Miller Arcade, the Town Hall, the Harris Museum, the former Corn Exchange and Public Hall, and many beautiful Georgian buildings on Winckley Square.

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University of Central Lancashire

The University of Central Lancashire (abbreviated UCLan) is a public university based in the city of Preston, Lancashire, England. It has its roots in The Institution For The Diffusion Of Useful Knowledge founded in 1828. The university is the 19th largest in the UK in terms of student numbers. The university is on an urban campus in Preston and others in Burnley, Westlakes in West Cumbria for nuclear and energy related research programmes and a campus in Cyprus. The university has students and researchers from over 100 countries and partnerships with 125 international institutions. It has a base in China's Shenzhen Virtual University Park, conducting collaborative research with some of China's leading universities into nanotechnology with applications in drug delivery, water purification and fire toxicity.

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