Leeds Arts University

World University Rankings 2024
Blenheim Walk, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 9AQ, United Kingdom

About Leeds Arts University

Located in the city of Leeds in West Yorkshire, England, Leeds Arts University is a institute of higher learning dedicated towards creative courses.

The university offers courses in various disciplines ranging from animation to fashion photography. It is the only university that specialises in the arts in Northern England. The university also offers a foundation diploma in art and design and an extended diploma in arts and design.

The university can trace its roots back to as early as 1846. Formerly it was known as the Leeds College of Art until it was granted a university status in 2017.

The university has been a centre of learning in creative arts and has produced a large number of notable alumni. They include England’s leading artists, sculptors, painters to tutors at Royal Academy of Arts and Turner Prize winners such as Norman Ackroyd, Damien Hirst and Alison Britton.

The university is also a popular destination for arts enthusiasts from across the world with its student body including students from different nations such as Argentina, Brazil, India, Ukraine and many others.

A strong, diverse and active student body with regular elections is another salient feature of the Leeds Arts University.

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Key statistics

  • 15.9
    No. of students per staff
  • 12%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 75 : 25
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 9%
    Proportion of ISR Publication
  • 2,225
    Number of FTE Students
Based on data collected for the (1) 2024 World University Rankings

Subjects taught at Leeds Arts University

  • Arts & humanities

    • Art, Performing Arts & Design