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LUMS gains top ten rankings

01 May 2015

Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) has achieved top ten rankings in three subject areas in The Complete University Guide for 2016.

The School was ranked second in the UK for Marketing, fifth for Accounting and Finance and tenth for Business and Management Studies.

Lancaster University as a whole rose two places to be rated ninth in the UK in The Complete University Guide. It is ranked highly for graduate prospects with 78% of students going on to graduate-level employment or further study. Expenditure on student facilities such as sports, careers services, health and counselling was also ranked highly.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Mark E. Smith said: “The reputation of Lancaster is reflected by high rankings year-on-year in each of the UK's major university league tables and the number of students applying to study here has soared with the increase in numbers this year well above the national average.

“Top ten rankings, a strong employability record and a clutch of awards for our beautiful and increasingly environmentally sustainable campus has made the University more popular than ever.”