LSE was founded in 1895 and has grown to become one of the
foremost social science universities in the world, ranked alongside
Harvard, UC Berkeley and Stanford.
A specialist university with an international intake,
LSE's reach extends from its central London campus to around the world.
The School has a cosmopolitan student body, with around 9,600 full time students from 140 countries
It has a staff of just over 3,300, with about 44 per cent drawn from countries outside the UK
Over 100 languages are spoken on LSE's campus
An influential network of over 160,000 LSE alumni spans
the world, covering over 190 countries with more than 80 active alumni