Ranking  207      27
Country United Kingdom
City Lancaster
Bachelor (foreigners)11,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)11,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)12,500 USD/year.
Master (citizens)7,500 USD/year.
Cost of living $662-1,239 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 30%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1964
Abbreviation LU
Teachers 1,093
Students 11,831
Foreigners 33%
Religion None
Academic calendar Trimesters
AdmissionBased on past academic records
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Rural
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Patet omnibus veritas
• Privy Council
• Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
• 1994 Group
• N8 Group
• Universities UK
World ranking207
Country ranking27
Academic Reputation185
Employer Reputation160
Quality of teaching360
International Faculty121
International Students58
Citations per Faculty92
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities117
Engineering and Technology218
Natural Science234
Social Sciences and Management77
Ranking in world by discipline
Economics & Business151
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking207
QS World University Rankings121
ARWU Academic Ranking301
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة لانكستر
cy Prifysgol Caerhirfryn
German Lancaster-Universität
Spanish Universidad de Lancaster
French Université Lancaster
Japanese ランカスター大学
Korean 랭커스터대학교
Portuguese Universidade de Lancaster
Russian Ланкастерский университет
Chinese 兰卡斯特大学
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Lancaster University (LU) - public higher education institution in United Kingdom. In 1964 LU opened its door to students. In order to get the students away from distractions and temptations of cities Lancaster University constructed its campus outside Lancaster where students can focus solely on their studies.

University ranking. Many independent academic rankings put Lancaster University in the top 30 best universities in United Kingdom. Lancaster University, earned its place in the top 5% of the world universities, according to the international rankings. It is famous for its education quality in the following disciplines: «Arts and Humanities», «Engineering and Technology», «Natural Science», «Social Sciences and Management», «Physics», «Economics & Business». The university is in the top 200 in education quality. Thanks to the good standing among the employers of United Kingdom, the graduates of LU find employment quite easily.

Application process and the cost of tuition. When considering an applicant the deciding factor is always his/hers academic performance. The competition is quite mild with a ratio of 1 to 3. The university divides its academic year into trimesters. A year of bachelor studies will cost you around 11,000 USD. A master’s degree of LU will cost a student a significant sum of 11,000 USD per year. A wide range of online courses is available for the students of LU. More information could be found on the official website of the university http://www.lancaster.ac.uk.

The composition of the university. Being a medium scale university, Lancaster University teaches more than 11 thousand students. Being a foreign citizen does not exclude you from the admission process. A quarter of students are foreign citizens. To ensure that the quality of education stays high the university has an academic staff consisting of more than 1000 specialists. A large number of teachers are foreign specialists. A variety of international student exchange programs are available at LU. To learn more about the student life and current events, you can always follow the university on social media: Flickr, Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of LU. The students have access to the university’s library. It belongs to the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) and is also a member of the 1994 Group, N8 Group, Universities UK.

Lancaster University - Official Description

Lancaster University is a campus university located in North West England, 3 hours by train from London, Glasgow and Edinburgh. It has an excellent reputation for both research and teaching. It is ranked joint 8th out of 150 British institutions for the quality of its research and out of 25 departments assessed so far, 18 have been graded excellent for the quality of teaching. The presence of international students is regarded as an important feature of the university, adding to the diversity of experience for all students and staff. There is an extensive support system for international students across the university and we can also put you in touch with former students from your home country who can offer friendly, personal and practical advice. We offer postgraduate and undergraduate degrees in a large number of subject areas and one of our strengths is the interdisciplinary nature of much of our research and teaching. Lancaster University was founded in 1964 and is now regarded as being one of the top institutions in the country. University life can be exciting, stimulating, demanding, challenging and sometimes even down-right hard work! Through good times and hard times, you are never alone. The University provides...

Description of Lancaster University

Lancaster University was set up under the Royal Charter of Government of UK in the year 1964 and is an internationally highly ranked leader in the provision of excellent teaching and research within a beautiful campus setting. It is a collegiate university with eight undergraduate colleges on campus (and a ninth for graduates). The University places great emphasis on a strong student experience that gives students access to academics who are experts in their field and provides an integrative environment that is conducive to learning for a culturally and ethnically diverse student population. It offers innovative, flexible and attractive programmes in Arts, Business, Medicine, Science, Technology and Social Sciences. In the most recent UK Research Assessment Exercise 92% of its research was recognised as world leading or internationally significant and some key areas of research are ranked top in the UK
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