Only 22 per cent of students at Leeds come from working class backgrounds

It’s one of the lowest percentages in the country

Less than a quarter of students at the University of Leeds have come from working class backgrounds.

Just 22.5 per cent of students are working class, making Leeds 26th worst in the country.

The national average in England is 33 per cent.

The worst ranked unis for students from working class backgrounds are University of Oxford and Cambridge taking the top two spots. This is then followed by Durham, St Andrews and Bristol.

Southampton Solent has been named as the university with the most working class students at 43.8 per cent.