Loughborough University Key Data

University Type 1960s universitity (plate glass universitity) | Public University Established 1908
Location UK >> England >> Loughborough Address Epinal Way, Loughborough
Student Number 17,165 Postcode LE11 3TU
Enrollment rates 15% International Students Ratio 15%
Male / Female Students Ratio 63:37 Ratio of academic staff to students 1 : 15.6
Website www.lboro.ac.uk Entry Requirements 406
Students Satisfaction 4.10 / 5 University Research 2.62 / 4
International Students Number Undergraduate:755   Postgraduate:1650 Degree Completion 93.5%
Live in univeristy accommodation 44% Motto By Truth, By Science and, By labour
Working hours allowed 20 hours a week; 10 hours a week if you are studying a course that is below degree level.
Good Degree 69.6 Degree Completion 93.5%
Living Costs 9135-12180 / Academic Year (9 months) Graduate Prospects 75.3%

Loughborough University Rankings

Times UK Univesities Rankings
Year 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
UK Rankings 5 7 11 13 13 21
Year 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
UK Rankings 16 20 16 17 12 12
Year 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001
UK Rankings 6 14 10 12 21 14 21
Times Higher Education World Univesities Rankings
Year 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
World Rankings 401-500 301-350 301-350 351-400 N/A
Year 2014 2013 2012 2011
World Rankings 351-400 351-400 350-400 N/A


Loughborough is a town in the Charnwood borough of Leicestershire, England, seat of Charnwood Borough Council, and home to Loughborough University. It is the second largest settlement in Leicestershire. It is close to the Nottinghamshire border and within short distances of Nottingham, East Midlands Airport and Derby. The town has the world's largest bell foundry - John Taylor Bellfounders, which made the bells for the Carillon war memorial, a landmark in the Queens Park in the town, Great Paul for St Paul's Cathedral, and York Minster. The centre of Loughborough's shopping area is the pedestrianised Market Place and Market Street, which maintain a number of original art deco buildings, such as the building that currently houses the town's cinema.

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Loughborough University

Loughborough University is a public research university in the market town of Loughborough, Leicestershire, in the East Midlands of England. It has been a university since 1966, but the institution dates back to 1909, when the then Loughborough Technical Institute began with a focus on skills and knowledge which would be directly applicable in the wider world. Loughborough ranks particularly highly for engineering and technology and is noted for its sports-related courses and achievements. The university's main campus is in the Leicestershire town of Loughborough. The Loughborough campus covers an area of 438 acres (1.77 km2), and includes academic departments, halls of residence, the Students' Union, two gyms, gardens and playing fields.

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