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City Campus Rural Collegiate

UCAS code: L14

Located just three miles from Lancaster city centre, the University is situated on a beautiful 560-acre parkland site with over 14,000 students from more than 100 countries. Ranked as one of the best universities in the UK, you’ll find Lancaster in the Top 10 of the Complete University Guide and the Guardian University Guide. Lancaster was awarded gold in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework, meaning they were judged to consistently have outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. Lancaster University was named 3rd in the UK for graduate-level employment in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020, with 89% of Lancaster students going into professional work or further education after graduation. Lancaster is a collegiate university and has nine colleges which each provide students with small close-knit communities and a “home from home”. Each college has its own history and traditions, creating a more supportive student environment and opportunities to get involved in a wide range of activities.
Source: Lancaster University 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.

Varied union activities

71%

MED

Political

60%

MED

Creative

54%

LOW

Sporty

69%

MED

Diverse local nightlife

47%

LOW

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 98% HIGH
Average graduate salary £24k HIGH
Student satisfaction score 83% HIGH

Number of students

15,665

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

73%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

0%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

51%

of students are male

Young / Mature

5%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

29%

of students here are from outside the UK

What students say about this university

660 comments (151 students)

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