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Top Five Universities in the East Midlands 2020

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:

"Brayford Pool Campus at night, University of Lincoln"
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4. University of Lincoln

The University of Lincoln is still among the top five East Midlands universities, maintaining its good performance. Last year this institution climbed seven places in the University League Table; this year its Graduate Prospects are still rising, as are the numbers of graduates gaining a Good Honours of a 2:1 or higher. The university has particular strengths in Agriculture & Forestry and Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism.

Lincoln itself has a 2,000 year history with a majestic cathedral, castle, and bishops' palace; recent regenerations have brought modern precincts and new entertainment areas to the city.