University students: 64,990 (8.6%)
Leeds, Leeds Metropolitan, Leeds Trinity University College, Leeds College of Art
Students on a coffee breakLeeds is a large urban area that is the cultural and commercial centre of West Yorkshire. Leeds is a city of 751,500 people. But the name also represents a smaller, continuous urban area with a population of 474, 632 people as well as a city region that takes in over 3 million people.
The city has four higher-education institutions, including two large universities. The University of Leeds and Leeds Metropolitan University are both based in the city centre but also have smaller satellite campuses. In all, there are around 65,000 university students studying in Leeds.
Leeds is one of England's most expansive metropolitan districts, stretching 15 miles from east to west and 13 miles from north to south. For more information about geography and climate, refer to the Leeds university city map.
Student accommodationLeeds Metropolitan University has more than 4,000 rooms in eight different halls and is able to accommodate all first-year undergraduate students. Prices vary greatly, with a standard package for an ensuite room around £4,500 for 43 weeks.
Students on a coffee breakBuses provide a cheap and efficient method of transport and a very reasonably priced student Metrocard is available.
Cycling is possible, but unpopular because of the hills and heavy traffic.
London is 190 miles away, and trains take 3 hours. Leeds-Bradford International Airport is 8 miles north.
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