London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

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World University Rankings 2014-15

Overall score ?
70.9
Teaching ?
65.4
International outlook ?
87.4
Industry income ?
40.6
Research ?
74.2
Citations ?
71.3

George Bernard Shaw, one of the founders of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in 1895, was the first of its 16 Nobel laureates: its most recent was Christopher Antoniou Pissarides in 2010. More than 100 languages are spoken on its compact central London campus, which accommodates some 9,000 students and an academic staff of around 3,000.