Five Great Reasons

Top Ten

Lancaster is ranked among the top ten universities in the UK

Lancaster is ranked 9th in the UK in the Complete University Guide 2016 and 10th in the Guardian. There are more than 120 universities in the UK.


We're great for getting you a job...

97% of Lancaster graduates get a job or further study place within six months of graduation. Supporting students into employment or further studies is central to our mission: we offer work placements, one-to-one support, and skills training.


...and for student satisfaction

Nine out of ten Lancaster students say that they are satisfied with their course according to the National Student Survey 2015. Our student halls were voted best in the UK for the sixth year running.


We're collegiate

Lancaster is one of a small number of leading UK universities to operate a college structure. All students (and staff) join one of our eight undergraduate colleges – Bowland, Cartmel, County, Furness, Fylde, Grizedale, Lonsdale and Pendle – or Graduate College.


We're global

Lancaster has a huge number of teaching and research links around the world which provide exciting opportunities for students to study or work abroad. There are strong links with universities in the US and China. Lancaster also operates in Ghana, India and Malaysia.