Lancaster University

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About the institution

Lancaster University is a collegiate university, with one postgraduate and eight undergraduate colleges. The main campus is just outside Lancaster, set in parkland and not far from Morecambe Bay. Facilities on campus include the Nuffield Theatre, where both professionals and students are able to perform. Students can also compete for their college using Lancaster’s Sports Centre, or take part in the annual ‘War of the Roses’ competition between Lancaster and the University of York.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
13,079
Male UG students: 
49%
Female UG students: 
51%
Full-time students: 
98%
Under 21 on entry: 
92%
International: 
28%
Undergraduate: 
72%
Student-staff ratio: 
13.8
Average UCAS tariff: 
435.7

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 23%
2.1: 54%
2.2: 20%
Pass: 3%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

91%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
52%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
20,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment
UCAS code: 
L14
Bailrigg Lancashire Lancaster
Postcode: 
LA1 4YW
Telephone number: 
01524 65201

Guardian university guide rank

8

out of 119

Times university guide rank

9

out of 128


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