Warwick is top Midlands University for entrepreneurs and managers

  • University of Warwick ranks 1st of all Midlands universities for producing entrepreneurs and managers – new study fin
  • More than one in eight Warwick graduates start their own business or become managers
  • 5.15% of Warwick alumni surveyed started their business
  • 5.76% of Warwick graduates in the survey work in CEO and high managerial roles
  • The University of Warwick is the number one university in the Midlands for students who aspire to start their own company or run a business, according to a new survey by Hitachi Capital Invoice Finance.

    The UK-wide study included 1,555,000 students at 18 universities in the Midlands, and found that at more than one in eight (12.02%) of Warwick students started their own company, or held high-ranking managerial positions, after graduating.

    5.15% of the University of Warwick alumni surveyed have gone on to start their own business, and 5.76% of them are now in CEO and high managerial roles.

    The complete results of the research are here:

    University

    University Rank

    Midlands Rank

    %

    University of Warwick

    9

    1

    12.02%

    University of Derby

    26

    2

    11.03%

    De Montfort University

    62

    3

    10.74%

    University of Nottingham

    18

    4

    10.58%

    University of Wolverhampton

    115

    5

    10.30%

    University of Leicester

    84

    6

    10.22%

    Staffordshire University

    37

    7

    10.19%

    University of Loughborough

    4

    8

    10.12%

    Aston University

    36

    9

    10.09%

    Nottingham Trent University

    12

    10

    10.00%

    Birmingham City University

    81

    11

    9.78%

    University of Birmingham

    16

    12

    9.76%

    University of Northampton

    93

    13

    9.14%

    University of Lincoln

    17

    14

    9.01%

    Keele University

    32

    15

    8.65%

    University of Worcester

    88

    16

    8.63%

    Coventry University

    15

    17

    8.31%

    Newman University Birmingham

    110

    18

    7.37%

    Notes:

    Hitachi Capital Invoice Finance commissioned this study involving 9,544,010 former university students in the UK.

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