• Fees Explained

    Independent Schools

    A Registration Fee (usually £100-£200) is payable when you confirm your interest in a school – this allows you to progress your application with the school and is non-refundable if you decide to choose a different school.

    A Deposit (usually a term’s fees for international students) is payable after the offer of a place has been given. This is often refundable if you don’t complete the admissions process. You will also receive this back at the end of the study period, less any costs outstanding or it can be used as the balance of fees in the final term.

    School fees are billed each term (3 terms) and are usually due the first day of each term (please note fees are usually increased by between 3-7% each year).

    Any additional costs incurred during each term (trips, expenses, uniform items etc) will also be charged to the termly bill.



    Universities charge annual fees to international (and UK) students for their degree courses. These are set individually by each university and may also depend on which undergraduate course you have chosen.

    As a guide you can expect to pay between £10,000 to £26,000 per year for your degree course. An undergraduate medical degree can cost up to £70,000 per year.

    You will also need to factor in the cost of accommodation which can be around £20,000 in total for a 3 year degree. (This can be much higher in London and other large cities). Most students stay in university accommodation for their first year and then move into private rental accommodation with friends or other students.

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