Ranked among the top ten positions in all three national league tables, Lancaster University was adorned with a gold rating in the government’s inaugural (2017) Teaching Excellence Framework.
- It is one of only six collegiate universities in the UK.
- All students and faculty are also members of one of nine colleges which are responsible for residences, welfare, and social life.
- The teaching and research activities are the sole-duty of academic departments.
- It was ranked 131 in the World QS Ranking.
- The colleges of the Lancaster university are autonomous.