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University of Central Lancashire

Preston | North West England

City Campus Rural

Ucas code: C30

UCLan is a 'modern' university, created in 1992, but its roots go back to 1828 with the founding of the 'Institution for the Diffusion of Knowledge'. There are 102 different nationalities represented among UCLan's international and domestic student body. At UCLan, we want to give students the advantage they need through teaching and support to achieve their ambitions.
Source:University of Central Lancashire Students' Union
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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.

Creative

52%

LOW

Political

44%

MED

Varied union activities

66%

MED

Diverse local nightlife

56%

MED

Sporty

69%

MED

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 95% MED
Student satisfaction score 78% MED
Average graduate salary £18k LOW

Number of students

24,160

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

81%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

27%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

42%

of students are male

Young / Mature

23%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

10%

of students here are from outside the UK

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League table rankings

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