Lancaster has climbed to joint seventh in the Guardian University League Table 2020, confirming its place as one of the UK’s leading institutions.
In the new tables, published on Friday, June 7 2019, Lancaster is ranked as joint seventh in the country, and maintains its top ten ranking across all three major UK league tables.
In the most recent Guardian guide, Lancaster appears in the top ten for 15 subjects listed, and is ranked at number one in the country for Criminology. Lancaster is in the top ten for: Art; Biosciences; Business, Management & Marketing; Chemistry; Criminology; Drama & Dance; English and Creative Writing; Geography & Environmental Sciences; History; Modern Languages & Linguistics; Psychology; Physics; Religious Studies & Theology; Social Work; Sociology.
Universities are ranked according to: course satisfaction; teaching quality; feedback; staff-student ratio; spend per student; average entry tariff; a value-added score that compares students’ degree results with their entry qualifications; career after six month and continuation rate. The latest tables build on the recent successes in The Complete University Guide 2020, in which Lancaster rose one place to seventh. Lancaster University is currently also ranked sixth in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, and is also highly-ranked in international league tables such as the QS World Rankings.