Bishop Grosseteste University

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About the institution

Bishop Grosseteste University’s campus is in Lincoln city centre, close to local attractions such as Lincoln Castle. The university began as an Anglican teacher training college for women but today accepts both male and female students and offers a variety of degree subjects. It is named after Robert Grosseteste, a thirteenth century Bishop of Lincoln who also practised as a scientist, philosopher and educator. The university describes its mission as being inspired by its Church of England foundation.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
2,396
Male UG students: 
22%
Female UG students: 
78%
Full-time students: 
99%
Under 21 on entry: 
70%
International: 
0%
Undergraduate: 
72%
Student-staff ratio: 
28.6
Average UCAS tariff: 
284.0

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 12%
2.1: 48%
2.2: 30%
Pass: 9%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

94%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
38%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
21,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment
UCAS code: 
B38
Lincolnshire Lincoln
Postcode: 
LN1 3DY
Telephone number: 
01522 527347

Times university guide rank

95

out of 128


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