Key details
Type of institution
University
Year established
1904
Total students
36,250
On campus accomodation
Available
About
The University of Leeds is a public research university in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. It was established in 1874 as the Yorkshire College of Science. In 1884 it merged with the Leeds School of Medicine and was renamed Yorkshire College. It became part of the federal Victoria University in 1887, joining Owens College and University College Liverpool. In 1904 a royal charter was granted to the University of Leeds by King Edward VII.
The University of Leeds is ranked 11th in the UK according to the Guardian University Guide 2020, and among the world top 100 according to the QS World University Rankings 2019. It is also part of the prestigious Russell Group – a collection of 24 research intensive universities in the UK. globe icon Visit Website
Rankings
91 101 - 150 155
Accreditations
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Campuses

Main Campus - University of Leeds

Woodhouse Lane, Leeds LS2 9JT

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