The University can authorise students to borrow US loans up to the total cost of attendance (CoA) for their course.

The cost of attendance includes:

  • Tuition fees;
  • Accommodation;
  • Food;
  • Living costs and miscellaneous;
  • Travel (two return flights between the US and the student's country of study);
  • Visa expenses (included in the first year's CoA for those studying in the UK only);
  • UK Immigration Health Surcharge (included in the first year's CoA for those studying in the UK only);
  • Purchase of laptop/computer (included in the first year's CoA only).

The cost of attendance for the 2020-21 academic year is set out below  

Canterbury and Medway campuses 2020-21

  • Full-time undergraduate programmes
    New students: between $48,188 and $56,271 (depending on the tuition fees)
    Continuing students:  between $47,230 and $52,559 (depending on the tuition fees and the year of study)
  • Full-time Masters programmes
    New students: between $50,811 and $68,484 (depending on the tuition fees)
  • Full-time Doctoral (PhD) programmes
    New students:  between $61,320 and $66,648 (depending on the tuition fees)
    Continuing students: between $57,767 and $63,096 (depending on the tuition fees)

Students at the Canterbury and Medway campuses can apply to borrow US Direct Loans.

Brussels centre 2020-21

  • Full-time Masters programmes
    New students:  $49,312 (amount may vary depending on the tuition fees)
  • Full-time Doctoral (PhD) programmes
    New students:  $37,914
    Continuing students:  $37,118

Students at the Brussels centre can apply to borrow US Direct Loans.

Paris centre 2020-21

  • Full-time Masters programmes $53,253

Unfortunately the University of Kent is not authorised to process US Federal Direct loans for students who study, for any length of time, at our Paris centre.

However, students can apply to borrow a US Private loan, information on Private loans can be found at:  https://www.salliemae.com/

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