Liverpool John Moores University is a distinctive, unique institution, rooted in the Liverpool City Region but with a global presence.
With a heritage that stretches back to 1823, LJMU is now one of the largest and well-established universities in the UK. Within their five faculties, their research is influencing policymakers, improving people’s lives and finding solutions to the problems of the 21st century. Not content to rest on their laurels, they are constantly looking ahead to develop even further, with ambitious plans for the development of their campus.
Liverpool John Moores University is ranked 401 in World University Rankings by Times Higher Education and has an overall score of 4.2 stars, according to student reviews on Studyportals, the best place to find out how students rate their study and living experience at universities from all over the world.
The university had 25,050 students in 2019/20, of which 20,105 are undergraduate students and 4,945 are postgraduate, making it the 30th largest university in the UK by total student population.
Liverpool John Moores University was included in the new 2013 Times Higher Education 100 under 50, ranking 72 out of 100. The list aims to show the rising stars in the global academy under the age of 50 years. First Destination Survey results show that 89% of LJMU graduates are in employment or undertaking postgraduate study within six months of graduating.
LJMU is highly ranked for teaching and research in Sports and Exercise Sciences. The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) awarded LJMU £4.5 million over five years for the establishment of a Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL). The CETL award recognises LJMU’s record for Physical Education, Dance, Sport and Exercises Sciences. LJMU is the only United Kingdom university to be awarded an Ofsted Grade A in Physical Education and it is also the premier institution for both teaching and research in Sport and Exercise Sciences.
It is a member of the University Alliance, the Northern Consortium and the European University Association.