University of Leicester Ranking 2023Leicester, UK

University of Leicester
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Ranking # 279
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About University of Leicester

The University of Leicester, established in 1921, is situated in Leicester, England. It is a public research university which happens to be one of the leading institutions in the UK. This university has been ranked at #22 in the nation by the Times Higher Education (THE) University Guide 2023. The university has a QS World University Ranking of #279 (2023) and a Times Higher Education (THE) World University Ranking of 163 (2023). 


This university offers more than 350 programmes across three colleges and emphasises upon cross-disciplinary collaboration and innovation. The University of Leicester has been ranked at 35 by The Sunday Times, 2023, and it has been ranked 29th by the Complete University Guide, 2023. 

University of Leicester World Rankings 

Ranking Name2023202220212020
QS World University Rankings#279#236#242#239
Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings#163#185#170#166
U.S. News (Best Global Universities) 212  

Subject Wise Ranking

The University of Leicester provides an array of degree programs across its three colleges which include subjects like engineering, medicine, arts and humanities and several others. The subject-wise rankings of the university are listed below as per Times Higher Education: 


  • 176-200 for Arts and humanities
  • 126-150 for Clinical, pre-clinical and health
  • 401-500 for Engineering and technology
  • 201-250 for Life sciences
  • 176-200 for Physical sciences
  • 201-250 for Social sciences
  • 50-600 for Business and Economics
  • 176-200 for Computer Science
  • 201+ for Law
  • 126-150 for Education
  • 251-300 for Psychology

Employability Ranking

It has a QS Graduate Employability Ranking of #301-500.



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