London School of Economics

Introduction

LSE was founded in 1895 and has grown to become one of the foremost social science universities in the world, ranked alongside Harvard, UC Berkeley and Stanford. 

Operations

A specialist university with an international intake, LSE's reach extends from its central London campus to around the world.
• The School has a cosmopolitan student body, with around 9,500 full time students from 140 countries
• It has a staff of just over 3,000, with about 46 per cent drawn from countries outside the UK
• Over 100 languages are spoken on LSE's campus
• An influential network of over 160,000 LSE alumni spans the world, covering over 190 countries with more than 80 active alumni groups