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London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London

Islington| South East England

Diverse local nightlife 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

What students say about this university

Dialog 415 comments (108 students)

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

63%

MED

Political

85%

HIGH

Creative

47%

LOW

Sporty

45%

LOW

Diverse local nightlife

74%

HIGH

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 98% HIGH
Average graduate salary £28.1k HIGH
Student score 72% LOW

Overall student satisfaction

74%

of students are very or quite satisfied with this university

Number of students

10,440

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

45%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

4%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

52%

of students are female

Young / Mature

17%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

66%

of students here are from outside the UK

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League table rankings

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Where it's located

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