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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.

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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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Entry Requirements


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


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.

The following scholarship opportunities are available to undergraduate applicants from the USA:

Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarships
International Family Discounts 
The following scholarship opportunities are available to postgraduate applicants from the USA:
Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarships
International Family Discounts 

Newcastle University Overseas Research Scholarship (NUORS)

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, can be found on our undergraduate and postgraduate finance pages.


Education agents

Education agents can help you find the right university and assist you with applying for a course. They can also offer advice on visas, accommodation, travel and more. 

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. 

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Twitter: @AcrossthePondUK



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.



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

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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 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.