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Welcome to Newcastle!

We are a world-class university with a thriving international community. Currently we have students from over 120 different countries including more than 150 students from the United States.

If you are thinking about joining us, we are here to help you every step of the way.

Courses

Courses

We have a strong global reputation for our high quality teaching and research. Choose from hundreds of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees on offer. 

Student life

Student life

Newcastle is friendly, multicultural and safe. The city centre is just a few minutes' walk from the campus, and we're also close to the beach and countryside.

Student life

At Newcastle, you will develop connections with fellow students from around the world. Newcastle University Students' Union (NUSU) has over 200 societies and sports clubs you can join.

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You will find everything you need to thrive in Newcastle, in both the University and surrounding community.

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Partnerships

Partnerships

Newcastle University works closely with institutional partners around the world. Our active partnerships in the United States include:

  • Cornell University
  • Indiana University
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Michigan State University
  • State University of New York at Buffalo

Supporting you

We'll support you every step of the way, including:

On campus you can visit our student support teams every weekday. We also have 24 hour support through our website.

Entry Requirements

Qualifications

Find out the US qualifications that we accept for entry onto undergraduate and postgraduate courses at Newcastle.

Visa

Most non-EEA students need to apply for entry clearance permission before departure to study in the UK. You can find more information on our Visa and Immigration page.

Fees and Funding

Fees and Funding

Tuition fees

Tuition fees for international students from outside the European Union are provided on individual course profiles. Find an undergraduate degree or postgraduate course and check what fees apply.

Scholarships and discounts

If you're wanting to come and study at Newcastle and you're from outside the EU we have a number of schemes you could take advantage. Visit our undergraduate finance pages or our postgraduate funding and finance database for more information on scholarships and discounts.

Cost of living

Newcastle is a budget-friendly city for international students, compared to other UK cities. This is because:

  • accommodation is reasonably priced
  • many amenities are within walking distance of your accommodation
  • the city is very compact, with most of the shops, theatres, cafes and restaurants a few minutes' walk from the campus
  • there are many discounts for students

Approximate living costs, excluding tuition fees and return fares, are:

undergraduates – allow approximately £8,600 for a 9-month period (£956 per month)

postgraduates – allow approximately £10,500 for a 12-month period (£875 per month)

Further details are in our leaflet on the Cost of Living in Newcastle‌ (PDF: 650KB).

Careers

Careers

Our graduates are in demand 

Newcastle University has a proud tradition of graduates who achieve greatness in their chosen fields. From social leaders, innovators of industry and famous faces, Newcastle University alumni are making their mark across the globe.

Skills for the workplace 

We work closely with employers to ensure the content of our degrees reflects the skills that are needed in the world of work. By providing internships and work experience placements wherever possible, we ensure you have the relevant skills to excel in your chosen career.

Careers service

Our award-winning Careers Service is one of the best, largest and most innovative in the UK. Every year international, national and local employers come to our campus to deliver presentations and to hold interviews for their graduate-level jobs. If you want to build up work experience whilst studying, we have various initiatives to help you add to your degree

Meet Us

Contact us

You can contact us by email with any questions you may have about applying to Newcastle. If you would prefer to chat by phone or skype, we are happy to do that too – email us to arrange a convenient time.

You can visit us on campus throughout the year for a personalised tour. We would love to meet you and show you life on campus first-hand. Complete our online form to request a tour

You can also explore our campus and the city of Newcastle by watching one of our virtual tours.

Representatives from the International Recruitment Team and academic schools visit different countries throughout the year. Our upcoming visits to your country are listed here and new events will be added as they are confirmed. You can see all our travel plans on our events page.

  • BEST of U, UK College Fair, Seattle (USA)

    If you are considering overseas study as your next step, do not miss this chance to meet six of the top UK universities, collect course information, learn about the UK application process, and ask any questions that you have.

    Date/Time: Thursday 14 September 2017, 18:30 - 21:00

    Venue: To be confirmed

  • BEST of U, UK College Fair, Washington D.C.

    If you are considering overseas study as your next step, do not miss this chance to meet six of the top UK universities, collect course information, learn about the UK application process, and ask any questions that you have.

    Date/Time: Thursday 12 October 2017, 18:30 - 21:00

    Venue: British International School of Washington, 2001 Wisconsin Ave NW Washington, DC 20007

  • USA: BEST of U, UK College Fair, Dallas (USA)

    If you are considering overseas study as your next step, do not miss this chance to meet six of the top UK universities, collect course information, learn about the UK application process, and ask any questions that you have.

    Date/Time: Tuesday 17 October 2017, 18:30 - 21:00

    Venue: Ursuline Academy, 4900 Walnut Hill Lane, Dallas, TX 75229

  • BEST of U, UK College Fair, Houston (USA)

    If you are considering overseas study as your next step, do not miss this chance to meet six of the top UK universities, collect course information, learn about the UK application process, and ask any questions that you have.

    Date/Time: Monday 16 October 2017, 18:30 - 21:00

    Venue: Awty International School, 7455 Awty School Ln, Houston, TX 77055

  • BEST of U, UK College Fair, Philadelphia (USA)

    If you are considering overseas study as your next step, do not miss this chance to meet six of the top UK universities, collect course information, learn about the UK application process, and ask any questions that you have.

    Date/Time: Wednesday 11 October 2017, 18:30 - 21:00

    Venue: The Agnes Irwin School, 275 South Ithan Avenue, Rosemont, 19010

  • BEST of U, UK College Fair, New York City (USA)

    If you are considering overseas study as your next step, do not miss this chance to meet six of the top UK universities, collect course information, learn about the UK application process, and ask any questions that you have.

    Date/Time: Saturday 7 October 2017, 12:00 - 15:00

    Venue: United Nations International School, 24-50 FDR Drive, New York, NY 10010

  • BEST of U, UK College Fair, New Jersey (USA)

    If you are considering overseas study as your next step, do not miss this chance to meet six of the top UK universities, collect course information, learn about the UK application process, and ask any questions that you have.

    Date/Time: Tuesday 10 October 2017, 18:30 - 21:00

    Venue: Newark Academy, 91 South Orange Avenue, Livingston, NJ 07039

  • BEST of U, UK College Fair, Boston (USA)

    If you are considering overseas study as your next step, do not miss this chance to meet six of the top UK universities, collect course information, learn about the UK application process, and ask any questions that you have.

    Date/Time: Thursday 5 October 2017, 18:30 - 21:00

    Venue: Dexter Southfield School, 20 Newton St, Brookline, MA 02445

  • BEST of U, UK College Fair, Evanston (USA)

    If you are considering overseas study as your next step, do not miss this chance to meet six of the top UK universities, collect course information, learn about the UK application process, and ask any questions that you have.

    Date/Time: Wednesday 4 October 2017, 18:30 - 21:00

    Venue: Beacon Academy, 1574 Sherman Ave, Evanston, 60201

  • BEST of U, UK College Fair, Tampa (USA)

    If you are considering overseas study as your next step, do not miss this chance to meet six of the top UK universities, collect course information, learn about the UK application process, and ask any questions that you have.

    Date/Time: Friday 13 October 2017, 16:00 - 19:00

    Venue: Carrollwood Day School, 1515 W. Bearss Avenue, Tampa, FL 33613

  • BEST of U, UK College Fair, Denver (USA)

    If you are considering overseas study as your next step, do not miss this chance to meet six of the top UK universities, collect course information, learn about the UK application process, and ask any questions that you have.

    Date/Time: Thursday 21 September 2017, 18:00 - 20:00

    Venue: STEM High School 8773 S Ridgeline Blvd, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

  • BEST of U, UK College Fair, La Jolla (USA)

    If you are considering overseas study as your next step, do not miss this chance to meet six of the top UK universities, collect course information, learn about the UK application process, and ask any questions that you have.

    Date/Time: Wednesday 20 September 2017, 18:30 - 21:00

    Venue: La Jolla Country Day School, 9490 Genesee Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037

  • BEST of U, UK College Fair, Orange County (USA)

    If you are considering overseas study as your next step, do not miss this chance to meet six of the top UK universities, collect course information, learn about the UK application process, and ask any questions that you have.

    Date/Time: Tuesday 19 September 2017, 18:30 - 21:00

    Venue: Corona Del Mar High School, Lecture Hall, 300 Building, 2101 Eastbluff Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660

  • BEST of U, UK College Fair, Pasadena (USA)

    If you are considering overseas study as your next step, do not miss this chance to meet six of the top UK universities, collect course information, learn about the UK application process, and ask any questions that you have.

    Date/Time: Monday 18 September 2017, 18:30 - 21:00

    Venue: Westridge School, 324 Madeline Drive, Pasadena, CA 91105

  • BEST of U, UK College Fair, Los Angeles (USA)

    If you are considering overseas study as your next step, do not miss this chance to meet six of the top UK universities, collect course information, learn about the UK application process, and ask any questions that you have.

    Date/Time: Sunday 17 September 2017, time to be confirmed

    Venue: To be confirmed

  • BEST of U, UK College Fair, San Francisco (USA)

    If you are considering overseas study as your next step, do not miss this chance to meet six of the top UK universities, collect course information, learn about the UK application process, and ask any questions that you have.

    Date/Time: Saturday 16 September 2017, 13:00 - 16:00

    Venue: Marriott Marquis, 780 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

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    Apply

    Apply for an undergraduate degree

    You can apply for an undergraduate degree in two different ways.

    1. The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS). We have helpful instructions explaining how to do this on our undergraduate website.

    2. The Common Application. We will only consider applicants through The Common Application who have not also applied through UCAS.

    Sending us your results

    AP and SAT results can be sent to Newcastle via college code 5408

    ACT results can be sent to Newcastle via college code 7038

    Apply for a postgraduate degree

    You can apply online to study with us. We have helpful instructions explaining how to do this on both our postgraduate website.
     

    Education agents

    We have excellent relationships with education agents from the USA who can provide further information and assist you with the submission of your application to Newcastle University. Our contacts are listed below. 

    Across the Pond

    Email: info@studyacrossthepond.com
    Website: www.studyacrossthepond.com 
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AcrossThePondUK 
    Twitter: @AcrossthePondUK

    TeamGLEAS

    Email: lindsey@teamgleas.com
    Website: https://teamgleas.com