University Location:

Leicester, Leicestershire, UK

University Type:

Public University

Year Established:


Basic Overview:

Founded in 1921, the University of Leicester is amongst the top universities in the U.K. The university offers various undergraduate and postgraduate programs. With world-class infrastructure and highly-experienced faculty members, the University of Leicester is a center for advanced learning. Leicester focuses on research-based education and has partnered with government bodies, other institutions, and research organizations. Further, it has collaborated with industries to undertake commercialized research programs. The specialized research centers of the university include the Institute for Cultural & Media Economics, Precision Medicine Institute, Institute for Advanced Studies, Institute for Space & Earth Observation, and Institute for Structural & Chemical Biology.

Located in the beautiful city of Leicester, the University of Leicester boasts of state-of-the-art laboratories, libraries, art studios, computing centers, and other facilities supporting best-in-class learning systems. Eminent professionals from respective fields visit the campus to offer lectures regarding the current trends of industries. Apart from classroom modules, Leicester edifies its students through industrial workshops and site visits. Also, the university carries out skill development initiatives for students to drive in aptitude for evolving technologies. Not just this, it also offers career counseling to students and maintains a placement cell. For this, the university has partnered with corporate bodies for providing internships and jobs to students.

University at a glance

Total No. of International Students:


Size of campus in acres:


UG/PG Course Ratio:

1 : 2.17

No. of Campuses:


Yearly Hostel & Meals Expense:

INR 4.7Lakh

International Students Website:

World University Ranking – QS 2021


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