Lancaster University

Lancaster | North West England

Varied union activities City Campus Collegiate Rural

Ucas code: L14

Collegiate, local, global: Lancaster is the ultimate university community. Whoever you are, you're bound to feel at home. At Lancaster you won't just be coming to a top 10 university, you'll be coming to a world of opportunity - Lancaster students can volunteer in Malaysia, India and China. We've had the best uni halls for three years running, according to the National Student Housing Survey.
Source:Lancaster University Students' Union

What students say about this university

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How students describe this university

We asked more than 12,500 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Sporty

74%

MED

Creative

59%

MED

Varied union activities

79%

HIGH

Diverse local nightlife

51%

LOW

Political

56%

MED

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 97% HIGH
Student score 82% HIGH
Average graduate salary £20k MED

Overall student satisfaction

89%

of students are very or quite satisfied with this university

Number of students

13,080

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

72%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

12%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

53%

of students are female

Young / Mature

12%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

33%

of students here are from outside the UK

Student union satisfaction

72%

of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union

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League table rankings

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Where it's located

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