London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London

About the institution

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is a specialist social sciences university based in central London. All first-year undergraduate students take the LSE100 course with modules in nationalism, poverty and inequality, power shift to the east, and crime and punishment. In total, 37 past or present world leaders have studied or taught at LSE. Students are very academic and the library’s borrowing rates are four times the national average.

Key facts (HESA)

All students: 
11,210
Male UG students: 
51%
Female UG students: 
49%
Full-time students: 
96%
Under 21 on entry: 
35%
International: 
50%
Undergraduate: 
43%

Degree classifications (HESA)

First: 29%
2.1: 60%
2.2: 10%
Pass: 2%

Employability (DLHE)

92%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation

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