Executive Education


11 Sep 2020

Loughborough ranked in top ten again in Guardian University Guide

Loughborough ranked in top ten again in Guardian University Guide

Loughborough has again demonstrated it is a Top-10 business school in the 2021 Guardian University Guide.

The national league table, published this week, ranks the country’s 121 universities by scoring each institution on a range of aspects of university life, including how satisfied students are with their course and what their chances are of getting a good job.

Loughborough reaffirmed its position at the top of UK business school leader boards, once again ranked in the Top-5 in the UK for ‘Accounting and Finance’ and Top-10 for ‘Business, Management and Marketing‘ in the 2021 Guardian University Guide.

Subject area rankings:

  • 5th for Accounting and Finance
  • 6th for Business, Management and Marketing

The School of Business and Economics performed exceptionally well for course satisfaction, a percentage rating of the overall quality of the course given by final year students, scoring above 90% in both ‘Accounting and Finance’ and ‘Business, Management and Marketing’. In addition, Loughborough was ranked 8th for graduate prospects* in ‘Business, Management and Marketing’.

Loughborough University was ranked 7th overall. The 2021 Guardian University Guide top ten is:

  • 1. Oxford
  • 2. St Andrews
  • 3. Cambridge
  • 4. Durham
  • 5. London School of Economics
  • 6. Bath
  • 7. Loughborough
  • 8. Warwick
  • 9. Imperial College
  • 10. Lancaster 

The full results are available on The 2021 Guardian University Guide website.

* ‘graduate prospects’ relates to the ‘Career in 15 months’ column on the Guardian league table. This represents the percentage of graduates who find graduate-level jobs, or in further study at professional or HE level, withing 15 months of graduation.