University of Leicester Ranking 2024

Leicester, UK

University of Leicester
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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.

 Ranking of Top Universities in UK


UniversityGlobal Ranking
Imperial College London Ranking6
University of Leicester Ranking279
Queen Mary University of London Ranking125
University of West London Ranking107
Northumbria University Ranking651-700
University of Strathclyde Ranking325
University of Bedfordshire Ranking801-1000
Manchester Metropolitan University Ranking801-1000
University of Sussex Ranking240
Glasgow Caledonian University Ranking1001-1200
University of South Wales Ranking1001–1200
Liverpool John Moores University Ranking801-1000
Goldsmiths University of London Ranking511-520
Robert Gordon University Ranking801-1000
Bath Spa University Ranking95
Birkbeck University of London Ranking343
Liverpool Hope University Ranking187
University of Manchester Ranking28
University of Edinburgh Ranking15
Falmouth University Ranking101-150
University of Chichester Ranking66



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