University of Leicester

About the institution

The University of Leicester is a leading University committed to excellence through world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. 

Our research pushes the boundaries, whether it’s our revolutionary work in DNA fingerprinting, the discovery of Richard III or breakthroughs in the treatment of degenerative diseases – we consider education and knowledge to be a power for good.

We’re equally as passionate about giving you the chance to make your own discoveries and put your own mark on the world. By working with our leading academics you’ll be immersed in to a stimulating and innovative learning environment. 

 

Key facts (HESA)

All students: 
16,800
Male UG students: 
49%
Female UG students: 
51%
Full-time students: 
87%
Under 21 on entry: 
50%
International: 
20%
Undergraduate: 
72%

Degree classifications (HESA)

First: 21%
2.1: 53%
2.2: 17%
Pass: 3%

Employability (DLHE)

94%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation

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