LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE - [LSE], LONDON, ENGLAND

London, EnglandLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1895Established Year
  10028Enrollment

London School of Economics and Political Science Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost

Worldwide, the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) has been ranked #38 (QS ranking) and placed in top 10 for employer reputation. Globally, it stands as the best institute in UK for conducting exceptional research-driven activities.

Every year, it attracts international students from over 140 countries. The popular programs offered are Economics, Business and Geography.

Highlights

University TypePublic University
Campus SettingUrban
Establishment Year1895
No. of Campuses1
No. of Residence Halls11
Graduate Job Rate83.4%
Acceptance rate8.9%
Graduate Study Expenditure11.5 million Pounds
Cost of Attendance19,920
Applications AcceptedOnline
Work-StudyAvailable
Intake TypeSemester wise
Mode of ProgramFull time and online

Programs, Campus and Residence

  • About 300+ courses are offered every year across 23 academic departments including 42 UG and 160+ graduate programs.
  • More than 100 short-term courses are covered by the summer schools annually.
  • The campus comprises of 31 buildings and 11 residence halls housing 4,000+ residents.

LSE Application Process

  • Application: UG applicants can apply through ‘UCAS’ and PG applicants through University’s online portal.
  • Application fee: UG- Free; PG- 65 Pounds.
  • Application deadline:

UG Courses: January 15, 2019 PG Courses: Rolling applications General requirements: Official academic transcripts, official degree completion certificate, mark sheets, English language test scores, GMAT/GRE scores (if applicable).

  • Additional requirements: Birth certificate, passport copy, 2 academic references, personal statement, research proposal, CV.
  • English Proficiency Test: Some of the acceptable English proficiency test scores are:
English proficiency testsMinimum Scores
IELTS (Academic)7.0
TOEFL100
PTE Academic65
Cambridge English Scale185
Trinity ISELevel III

LSE Cost of Attendance

The average cost of attendance can be estimated by taking into account the tuition fee and the living expenses. Based on the quality of living, the expenses may range between 1,000-1,300 Pounds, which includes rent, food, travel, study and other miscellaneous expenses.

Tuition Fee

ProgramsAnnual Tuition Fee (Pounds)
UG Programs19,920
Taught Graduate Programs21,744
Double/2-year programs21,744-25,368
Executive Master’s29,200-33,609
MPhil/MRes/PhD18,624-21,744

LSE Financial Aid

International students may seek financial aid in form of bursaries/scholarships. The available scholarships have been tabulated below:

ScholarshipAmount/Benefits
LSE Undergraduate Support Scheme6,000-15,000 Pounds
ICAP Undergraduate Scholarship100% tuition fee
Kadas Scholarship15,000 Pounds/year
Pestalozzi International Village Trust Scholarships100% tuition fee + Cost of Living

LSE Alumni

  • LSU has produced more than 1,40,000 alumni till now.
  • The alumni can enjoy benefits like library access, career support, reunion groups, monthly newsletter subscription, social & professional connection with other alumni.
  • Some of the notable alumni are George Soros, Anthony Giddens, and Ramsay MacDonald.
Find a Program

Arts & Social Studies 56 Programs

3 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$25,217 - 25,250 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
13 monthsfull-timeEnglish
$44,918 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
3 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$25,217 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
1 yearfull-timeEnglish
$29,968 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

Engineering, Technology & Applied Sciences 2 Programs

13 monthsfull-timeEnglish
$44,918 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

Architecture, Building & Planning 2 Programs

London School of Economics and Political Science Overview

Student Population10028
Average Cost of Attendance$27,933 / Year

Attendance Cost

$27,933

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$25,250 / Year
Post Graduate Program$27,933 / Year
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