University of Leicester
University of Leicester
The University of Leicester, founded in 1921, is one of the top universities in the United Kingdom. In Leicester, international students can study over 200 degree programmes, 400 certificates, and general interest courses. The university contributes roughly 50 million GBP each year to the country's economy, both directly and indirectly.

Cost of attendance

The average yearly cost of attendance for Undergraduate Programs is 1,619,370 INR / Year, and the cost of attendance for Post Graduate Programs is roughly 1,958,626 INR / Year for overseas students. The amount may vary depending on the course chosen, the type of housing, and the candidate's personal spending habits.


Undergraduate students are housed in eight halls of residence in the village and five halls of residence in the city, each with its own unique features and range of room types/pricing. Students can also use the SULETS programme to find privately rented housing options close to school. The price of a week's stay in one of the halls ranges from 86 to 178 GBP (8,800-18,400 INR). All energy costs, high-speed Wi-Fi, room contents insurance, fees for scheduled events and activities, and access to 24-hour support services are included in the price. The typical monthly rent for off-campus living is 600 to 800 pounds.

Acceptance rate

The University of Leicester is located in the East Midlands and currently has over 20,000 students, including 1,500 international students from more than 80 countries. The rate of acceptance is 71.2 percent.


The university's main campus lies a mile south of the city centre, next to Victoria Park, Wyggeston, and Queen Elizabeth I College. Leicester University has a sustainable campus and is placed 35th in the world and 9th in the UK in terms of green commitment, activities, and infrastructure by the UI GreenMetric World University Rankings. The institution is now undergoing a 300 million GBP campus redevelopment project. Advanced Imaging Facility (AIF), Electron Microscopy Facility, Genomics Core Facility, Leicester Imaging Technologies (LITE), Libraries, laboratories, and many more are among the state-of-the-art facilities on campus.


The university is officially accredited by Athena SWAN Award, Stonewall Diversity Champion and Coeliac UK.

Jobs and Placement

Within six months of graduation, 95% of Leicester alumni were employed or accepted into further education. The institution's Career Development Service ensures that graduates receive the essential assistance in finding a better employment. The average wage of university graduates is 79,000 pounds sterling. The Career Development Service at the University of Leicester handles everything from job searching to finding a lucrative work opportunity. Students at Leicester have an equal opportunity to attend career fairs and networking events in order to improve their contact with companies and gain a better understanding of the job market. Accenture, Next, Bloomberg, Deloitte, and Jaguar are among the companies that recruit at the university.

QS Ranking

#236 in QS Global World University Rankings, 2022.

The Ranking

#185 in World University Rankings according to Times Higher Education, 2021.

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