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Fees and Funding

Fees for full-time international students are displayed in the course database. Please check this for up-to-date fees.  Information about fees related to the International Study Centre can be found on their own website. More information is available below.

Durham University scholarships and bursaries are either funded by the University, through partnerships with external organisations or through generous donations from alumni and friends of the University.
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Finance Information 

Durham University supports students from USA or Canada with obtaining loans from their home country. For more information about Foreign Loans see our corresponding section. 

Canadian students have the ability to borrow government loans through their province and you can find more information from the Government of Canada Student Loans website. Durham University authorises enrolment verification forms on behalf of Canadian students, and you can bring your forms to the Scholarships and Student Funding Service or email us. 

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Durham University’s Institutional Code is: PUAP 

US citizens and eligible non-citizens can apply for William D. Ford Direct Loans, private loans through Sallie Mae or combination of both. Direct loans interest rates are lower than private loans and students should investigate all options before borrowing. 

Please find additional information about Federal Student Aid from website. 

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Federal School Code: G08587 OPE-ID: 008587-00 

Students receiving aid from other foreign countries should, once in Durham, bring their loan and deferment forms to the Scholarships and Student Funding Service in The Palatine Centre. 


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Fee's and Funding opportunities and guidance for International Students. 

Fee Status and Payment

You are classified as ‘Home/EU’ or ‘Overseas’ for fees purposes depending on your nationality and the country where you are ‘ordinarily resident'.
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Living Costs

Living costs are typically much lower in the North of England than they are in the South, however, your own budget will depend on your lifestyle.
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International Scholarships

Durham University is committed to supporting the best students irrespective of financial circumstances.
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College and Department Scholarships

There are number of scholarship and bursary opportunities from colleges and departments across the University available for International Students. 
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Application Fees and Post Offer Deposits (Postgraduate Only)

An application fee is only required for postgraduate taught programmes within the Business School. Find out more about which programmes require a fee.
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Student Aid (USA)

The U.S. Department of Education's office of Federal Student Aid provides more than $120 billion in financial aid to help pay for college or career school each year.
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College Accommodation Costs

Find out more about Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Visiting residence charges for college accommodation and catering.
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International Study Centre

Further information on tuition fees, deposits and application payments relating to programmes at the International Study Centre.
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Durham University makes every effort to ensure that the information published on this page is accurate. However, the University cannot guarantee the information may not be altered owing to circumstances beyond the University’s reasonable control. Such circumstances include (but are not limited to) change in Government policy, or change of law. Any changes will be incorporated into the University’s website as early as possible.