Lancaster University Key Data

University Type 1960s universitity (plate glass universitity) | Public University Established 1964
Location UK >> England >> Lancaster Address Bailrigg, Lancaster
Student Number 12,690 Postcode LA1 4YW
Enrollment rates 16% International Students Ratio 17%
Male / Female Students Ratio 43:57 Ratio of academic staff to students 1 : 14.9
Website Entry Requirements 445
Students Satisfaction 4.11 / 5 University Research 2.71 / 4
International Students Number Undergraduate:1715   Postgraduate:1350 Degree Completion 93.9%
Live in univeristy accommodation 58% Motto Truth lies open to all
Working hours allowed 20 hours a week; 10 hours a week if you are studying a course that is below degree level.
Good Degree 73.6 Degree Completion 93.9%
Living Costs 9135-12180 / Academic Year (9 months) Graduate Prospects 72.7%

Lancaster University Rankings

Times UK Univesities Rankings
Year 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
UK Rankings 6 6 9 11 12 12
Year 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
UK Rankings 12 9 10 23 19 27
Year 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001
UK Rankings 21 30 24 21 23 21 19
Times Higher Education World Univesities Rankings
Year 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
World Rankings 146 150 137 130 131
Year 2014 2013 2012 2011
World Rankings 137 145 131 124


The City of Lancaster is a local government district of Lancashire, England, with the status of a city and non-metropolitan district. It is named after its largest settlement, Lancaster. Lancaster is an ancient settlement, dominated by Lancaster Castle, Lancaster Priory Church and the Ashton Memorial. It is also home to Lancaster University and a campus of the University of Cumbria. Lancaster, as a historic city, has a wide range of historic buildings and venues. The city is fortunate to have retained many fine examples of Georgian architecture. Lancaster Castle, the Priory Church of St. Mary and the Edwardian Ashton Memorial are among many sites of historical importance. The city has numerous museums,including Lancaster City Museum, Maritime Museum, the Cottage Museum, and Judges' Lodgings Museum.

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Lancaster University, also officially known as the University of Lancaster, is a public research university in the City of Lancaster, Lancashire, England. The university was established by Royal Charter in 1964, one of several new universities created in the 1960s. Lancaster is a member of the N8 Group of research universities.The University is divided into four faculties. Each faculty is led by a Dean, and each academic department by a Head of Department. The various administrative and technical departments that exist outside of the four faculties are collectively known as Professional Services, and include Facilities, Admissions, and the Library. Lancaster University Students' Union ("LUSU") is the representative body of students at the university.

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