Loughborough University

# 212

QS World University Rankings

144

Undergraduate programs

125

Postgraduate programs

5+

QS stars

About Loughborough University

Loughborough University has a vibrant international community with more than 19,700 students from over 130 different countries/regions around the world.   

There are two incredible campuses, both located in different parts of the UK. The

beautiful, green Loughborough campus is based in the heart of the UK. It is a superb 523-acre single-site campus that offers undergraduate, postgraduate taught and postgraduate research courses.

Loughborough University London is located in the capital city of the UK on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. This campus was established exclusively for postgraduate study and research. It combines influential thought leaders, pioneering researchers and creative innovators to deliver one of the best postgraduate experiences the UK has to offer.

With a renowned student experience (2nd in the UK for student experience in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022), Loughborough University brings together high-quality teaching and support, a vast range of extra-curricular activities, world-class facilities, and industry connections to provide students with extensive placement opportunities and support with developing employability skills.

Along with having a strong reputation for sporting excellence, being one of the largest engineering universities in the UK and having a top 10 UK business school, Loughborough has outstanding rankings in both national and international league tables. Its strong sense of community and team spirit, as well as the progressive and ambitious attitude that is reflected in the success achieved, means it creates an experience that is truly special and distinctive among UK universities.

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Our impressive reputation

  • Best in the world for sports-related subjects by QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023
  • 6th in the UK and 32nd in the world for Art and Design by QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023
  • 9th in the UK and in the top 100 in the world for Communication and Media Studies by QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023
  • 10th in the UK and 62nd in the world for Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering by QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023
  • 7th in the Complete University Guide 2024 and in the top 10 for the eighth year running
  • Top 10 in the Guardian League Table 2023
  • Top 10 in The Times Higher Education ‘Table of Tables’ 2022
  • University of the Year for Sport in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022

University information

General
GMAT GPA IELTS TOEFL
550+ 2.8+ 6.5+ 92+
Bachelor
SAT GPA ATAR IELTS TOEFL
1180+ 3.2+ 85+ 6.5+ 92+
Master
IELTS PTE Academic TOEFL Cambridge CAE Advanced ATAR ACT
6.5+ 67+ 92+ 180+ 85+ 27+
Total StudentsInternational studentsTotal faculty staff
16,435
UG Students- 80%
PG Students- 20%
3,990
UG Students- 49%
PG Students- 51%
1,425
Domestic Staff- 66%
International Staff- 34%

Tuition fees

International Student  Tuition Fees: N/A (Tuition Fee/year)

Rankings & Ratings

Rankings
Loughborough University is one of the top public universities in Loughborough, United Kingdom. It is ranked #212 in QS World University Rankings 2024.

#212

QS World University Rankings

#301-350

QS WUR Ranking By Subject

#=64

QS Sustainability Ranking

#43

Europe University Rankings – Northern Europe

Rankings Criteria

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Employer Reputation
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Faculty Student Ratio
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Citations per Faculty
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International Faculty Ratio
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International Students Ratio
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International Research Network
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Sustainability

Campus locations

Loughborough University, United Kingdom

Campus locations

Loughborough University London, United Kingdom

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