The University of England is a public research university in Lincoln, England. The university origins can be traced back to 1861. It obtained university status in 1992, and its present name and structure in 2001.
- The University of Lincoln is ranked 43rd in the UK by the Times, 42nd by Complete, and 17th by the Guardian in the 2020 rankings. In 2017, the University of Lincoln ranked 8 in Agriculture & Forestry and 2nd in Business & Economics in The Complete University Guide rankings.
- More than fifty percent of the submitted research from the University of Lincoln is rated as internationally-excellent or world-leading in the UK's last nationwide assessment of research standards, the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.
- The University is structured as a college-based system, each college has a number of schools, institutes, and research centers. There are four colleges, each headed by a Pro-Vice-Chancellor.
- The Independent described the university as 'the best thing to happen to Lincoln since the Romans'. Lincoln has rapidly moved up in the university rankings, having risen 60 places in four years.
- Lincoln's main campus is adjacent to Brayford Pool, the site of urban regeneration in the city since the 1990s. Two more campuses are located in Riseholme and Holbeach.