Lancaster University is one of the best ranked institutions in the UK, ranked among the World's top 100 universities. It is a member of the N8 Group of research universities. According to the national student survey 2008, Lancaster is ranked top in the Northwest and joint top in the whole north of England.

The University is divided into three faculties:
- Faculty of Science and Technology
- Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
- Faculty of Management

Rankings and Ratings:

- 81st in the world (The Times Higher-QS World University Rankings 2007).

- 1st in the league table of Northwest universities, and 18th overall in the nation (Sunday Times University Guide 2007).

- 16th nationally in the Guardian University League Table 2010.

- 23rd in The Times Good University Guide 2010.

- Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) is ranked 27th in the world and 4th in the UK, according to the Financial Times' 2009 Top 100 Global Full-time MBA programmes.

- 75% of LUMS’s research activity has been assessed as world leading or internationally excellent (RAE 2008).

- ranked 6th in the UK and Top 50 globally for Customised Executive Education by the FT in 2009.

- its PhD and doctoral programmes are ranked 5th in the world (Financial Times 2008 ranking of the world's top 100 global schools).

- 9th for Accounting and Finance, 10th for Business Studies and 14th for Economics (Times Good University Guide 2009).

-7th for Art & Design Programs (The Times 2010).

- 8th for Communication & Media Studies (Complete University Guide 2009).

- 24th in the RAE 2008 ranking by research power.

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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