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 2013/14)

All students: 
16,750
Male UG students: 
49%
Female UG students: 
51%
Full-time students: 
92%
Under 21 on entry: 
79%
International: 
21%
Undergraduate: 
65%
Student-staff ratio: 
12.0
Average UCAS tariff: 
386.0

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 21%
2.1: 51%
2.2: 17%
Pass: 3%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

91%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
46%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
21,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment


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