About the University
Loughborough University is one of the country's leading universities, highly regarded and justifiably proud of its many achievements.
The Guardian University Guide 2013 ranked Loughborough an impressive 11th out of 120 institutions, and the top university in the East Midlands.
In the Complete University Guide 2013 Loughborough University is again well placed, at 14th in the league table.
In the same guide, Loughborough has been rated as one of the top ten universities in the country in 11 of its 28 subject areas, and was ranked top in the Sports Science subject table.
UK League Tables
- 11th in The Guardian
- 14th in The Complete University Guide
- 11th in The Sunday Times (2012)
- 16th in The Times Good University Guide
Best Student Experience
For six consecutive years Loughborough University has been voted England’s Best Student Experience in the prestigious Times Higher Awards.
It highlights the excellent community atmosphere, extra-curricular activities and societies, and the good environment on campus and around the University, as well as first rate sports facilities and good connections with industry.
Loughborough has also been recognised in the Times Higher Awards over the years for its commitment to supporting students from abroad.
University of the Year
Loughborough University is consistently well placed in the Sunday Times University Guide and won the coveted University of the Year title in 2008.
Queen’s Anniversary Prize
Loughborough University has been outstandingly successful in receiving a total of six prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education.
They are awarded biennially, in recognition of work carried out by universities and colleges which is judged to be of outstanding excellence.
National Student Survey
Students at Loughborough University consistently rank it among the UK’s top institutions for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey.
The most recent poll showed 88% of Loughborough’s undergraduate students are satisfied with their courses, compared with a national average of 83%.