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London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London

Islington | South East England

Political City

Ucas code: L72

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is a specialist university with an international intake and global reach. Its research and teaching span the breadth of the social sciences, from economics, politics and law to sociology, anthropology, accounting and finance. Founded in 1895 by Beatrice and Sidney Webb, the School has a reputation for academic excellence. The LSE campus is situated off Aldwych in central London.
Source:London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London website

How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 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.

Varied union activities

62%

LOW

Political

80%

HIGH

Creative

48%

LOW

Sporty

49%

LOW

Diverse local nightlife

70%

MED

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
Average graduate salary £29k HIGH
% of graduates in work or further study 96% MED
Student satisfaction score 70% LOW

Number of students

11,622

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

42%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

4%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

46%

of students are male

Young / Mature

16%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

68%

of students here are from outside the UK

What students say about this university

Dialog 208 comments (61 students)
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