Lancaster University Ranking and Address

Lancaster University Information

Lancaster University is one of the new universities in the United Kingdom that was created in the 1960’s to help move the country of great Britain forward; these universities are known as plate glass universities, many of which (including Lancaster), such as York and Warwick make up some of the top universities in the UK today.

The Lancaster University ranking is 7th in the University Review best UK universities list. Similarly ranked colleges include UCL, University of Durham, University of Bath, and University of Exeter.

Lancaster university is able to cater for 17,000 students and is currently looked after by the Vice-Chancellor Paul Wellings; like many UK universities the chancellor’s role (in this case Sir Chris Bonington) is an honourable role.

Like Durham, York, Oxford, and Cambridge, Lancaster University is a collegiate university; Lancaster has eight colleges for undergraduates and a graduate college. Lancaster offers study across a broad range of subjects from three main faculties:

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Although Lancaster University has only been established for around 40 years it has none the less managed to attract some notable scholars and faculty over its short time of existence: politicians Alan Milburn, Alan Campbell and Gary Waller, writers Andrew Miller, D Lewis, and Martin Goodman; staff include Sylvia Walby OBE, Barbara Maher, George Pickett and Norman Fairclough.

Lancaster University Address


Ranking and Quick Facts

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Lancaster University ranking
University world Ranking – Times 200 (UK)
= 147
University world Ranking – Jiaotong 500 (China)
203 to 304
UK Rank (Sunday Times)
European Rank (Jiaotong)
81 to 123
The University of Lancaster Facts
Students (Undergraduates / PG/ Total)
Faculty / Staff
1994 Group, ACU, AMBA, N8 Group


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