YSJ-GeneralPromo_050515_104Funding your study can be one of the main concerns for anyone thinking about applying for a higher education course. However, in most cases, loans are available to cover tuition fees and living costs. There are also a range of other bursaries and scholarships available.

Read on to find out more about the student finance support available, as well as the higher education tuition fees charged by York's universities and colleges.

Useful starting points

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Tuition fee loans are available to cover the costs of your fees, and maintenance loans are also available to cover your living costs.  The amount you will be eligible for will vary depending on financial circumstances.

You can receive up to £8,200 when studying away from home at an institution in York. If you're living at home, you can receive up to £6,904.

You can use the student finance calculator to estimate the amount of maintenance loan you could receive.


Typical full-time undergraduate tuition fees for higher education courses at York's universities and colleges are:

  • Askham Bryan College: £7,000
  • Craven College: £6,600
  • University of York: £9,000
  • York College: £6,000
  • York St John University: £9,000

Fees for other types of degree  can vary, so it is important to check institutions' own websites for the most up to date fee information:

Scholarships and bursaries

Many of the universities and colleges in York offer scholarships and bursaries for students who are studying certain courses or meet other specific criteria. Visit the university and colleges websites to find out more about what is available:

We have also produced an information sheet summarising the scholarships and bursaries available from Higher York partner universities and colleges, for undergraduate students:

Download the scholarships and bursaries information sheet (PDF, 1.5MB).