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Top Five Universities in the East Midlands 2019

Alter The Complete University Guide's League Table to see how universities compare within their region, whether overall or by subject. If you've got your heart set on a particular area of the UK but don't know which university to go for, we can help.

Wanting to find the best university to suit you in the East Midlands? With cities like Nottingham (great for shopping and nightlife), Lincoln (just take a look at the cathedral), and Leicester (famously multicultural), the East Midlands also boasts some great universities – as well as epic countryside in the Derbyshire Peak District and along its stunning coastline. Below is a countdown of the top five universities in the East Midlands:

"Fielding Johnson building at the University of Leicester"
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3. University of Leicester

The University of Leicester is third in the East Midlands, scoring well across all measures and with the highest Academic Services Spend of local universities. Students benefit from learning resources that includes a Digital Reading Room where students and staff can discover, collaborate, and share ideas online and in person; a library open 24/5 in term time; and a digital library with more than 940,000 e-books and 75,000 e-journals.

The city of Leicester is as friendly as it is diverse: life is inexpensive and accommodation costs for students are among the lowest in the country. Notably, the university recently hit the news with its discovery of the remains of King Richard III, which have been reinterred in the city’s cathedral.

Search through undergraduate courses at the University of Leicester.