Located in the heart of England, East Midlands, Loughborough University is a public research- based organization that lies in a small bustling town of Loughborough. The institute has been ranked in top 10 by all three national league tables and has been rated five star for excellence by QS Star Scheme which makes it one of the best UK universities for international students
The university which is renowned for its sports driven courses is spread in the lush campus that welcomes more than more than 17,800 students, about 3300 of which are international students from over 130 different countries. Each student gets adequate attention from the faculty with 1 faculty for every 13 students. Nearly 12% of the employees are international members from across 70 countries. The university has more than 170 clubs and societies which engage over 3,300 students.
Admission at Loughborough University is available in multiple intakes and follows January 15 and and September 6 as its application deadlines for international undergraduates and graduates, respectively. With an acceptance rate of nearly 68%, the institute is a moderately competitive university to get into when seeking to study in the UK.
|Location||Loughborough, United Kingdom|
|Mode of Program||Full time, distance and online|
call at +44(0)1509 222201
Basic Admission Requirements
General requirements: Official academic transcripts, official degree completion certificate, Letter of Recommendations
Additional requirements: Birth certificate, passport copy, personal statement, essay, and research proposal (for research programs).
|IELTS||6.5 overall with 6.0 in each individual element (Some program might require more)|
|TOEFL IBT Special Home Edition||Overall 92, 22 is the minimum for each test|
|Language Cert||Combined written and oral test C1 expert pass|
|Duolingo English Test||110|
Note: TOEFL, Language Cert and Duolingo tests are applicable for entry up to January 31, 2021 only because of COVID lockdown and social distancing measures.
The table below shows the cost of living in the UK for international students enrolling at both undergrad and postgrad courses at the institute. The tuition fee varies from course to course and is as mentioned below.
|Undergraduate tuition fees|
|Programs||International Tuition fees|
|Brand A courses||18,650 pounds|
|Brand B Courses||23,100 pounds|
|Brand C courses||19,100 pounds|
|Postgraduate Tuition fees|
|Program||International tuition fees|
|Brand 3||23, 500|
|Brand 4||23,200 pounds|
Note: Postgraduate fees is only for the Loughborough campus and not the London campus
Career Network at Loughborough University was rated rank 1 Career services in 2017 student barometer survey of students at over 200 universities internationally. A highly active network cell which works on advising and guiding students, developing employable skills and network effectively for opportunities
The university has great international links which bring in big multinational companies for placements. Career Network offers various presentations, workshops and skill sessions. The students also get a chance to meet the employers at career fairs like the Spring fair week etc.
|Average Cost of Attendance||$30,492 / Year|
The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees
|Undergraduate Programs||$30,492 / Year|
|Post Graduate Program||$31,020 / Year|
Rank (Out of Colleges)
#226 [Out of 1000]
39.7 [Out of 100]
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary