Loughborough University

country rank  35
world rank  408

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University Overview

Founded in 1966, Loughborough University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Loughborough (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), East Midlands. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, Loughborough University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Loughborough University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1966 Origins date back to 1909
Motto Veritate, scientia, labore
With Truth, Knowledge and Labour

University Location

Address Epinal Way
Loughborough (population range: 50,000-249,999)
LE11 3TU East Midlands
United Kingdom
T +44 (1509) 222 222
F +44 (1509) 223 900

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office

+44 (1509) 263171
(1509) 274 403

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Loughborough University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Privy Council

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EQUIS)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Universities UK

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019