Diamond League
London School of Economics and Political Science

UK

London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, United Kingdom

69 World
rank
9 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1895
Short name:
LSE
Type:
Public
Students:
9230
Faculty:
780
Faculty/Students Ratio:
12
:
1
Web-site:
www.lse.ac.uk
Region:
Europe
Location:
London
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 69 79.007
Teaching 84 78.75
Research 150 74.898
International Diversity 8 94.124
Financial Sustainability 348 60.013
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 30 95.714
Research Perfomance Rankings 208 66.453
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TEACHING
World Rank: 84
Country rank: 5
Score: 78.75
League: Diamond 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: 150
Country rank: 24
Score: 74.898
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: 8
Country rank: 4
Score: 94.124
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: 348
Country rank: 31
Score: 60.013
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

The London School of Economics and Political Science `LSE ` is one of the foremost social science universities in the world. It is a specialist university with an international intake and a global reach. Its research and teaching span the full breadth of the social sciences, from economics, politics and law to sociology, anthropology, accounting and finance.As the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise confirmed, it has the highest percentage of world-leading research of any UK university. The School has made its submission to the new Research Excellence Framework and is now awaiting the outcomes which are expected in late 2014. In their 2015 edition the Complete University Guide have rated LSE as the best university in London. LSE also advanced one place to 24th in the fourth annual Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings, only one of five UK institutions to come in the top thirty.

Mission Statement

Our vision is : to deliver challenging research led degree programmes in an environment that supports learning and develops independent thinking among our students; to ensure that our research and teaching remain at the forefront of the social sciences, addressing the evolving challenges of society; to be among the most internationally-oriented centres of social science excellence in the world; to extend our engagement with society across our full academic portfolio and in key regions of the world and to enrol the best students from around the world to benefit from, and contribute to, the learning environment at the School.