Silver League
Lancaster University

UK

Lancaster University, Bailrigg, Lancaster LA1 4YW, United Kingdom

204 World
rank
27 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1964
Short name:
N/A
Type:
Public
Students:
11510
Faculty:
760
Faculty/Students Ratio:
15
:
1
Web-site:
www.lancaster.ac.uk
Region:
Europe
Location:
Bailrigg, City of Lancaster
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 204 65.903
Teaching 337 52.193
Research 163 72.864
International Diversity 52 85.487
Financial Sustainability 393 56.366
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 227 67
Research Perfomance Rankings 109 80.170
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TEACHING
World Rank: 337
Country rank: 31
Score: 52.193
League: Bronze League
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40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 163
Country rank: 27
Score: 72.864
League: Golden League
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name
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40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 52
Country rank: 20
Score: 85.487
League: Diamond League
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Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 393
Country rank: 37
Score: 56.366
League: Bronze League
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Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

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, Medical, 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.

Mission Statement

Lancaster University?s mission is to pursue research at the highest international level, to create a stimulating and innovative learning environment for all students and staff and, in international, national and regional collaborations, to enhance economic, cultural and social well-being.