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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

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

Tuition fees

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

Scholarships and discounts

Scholarships and discounts

If you're wanting to come and study at Newcastle, we have a number of schemes that applicants from the USA can take advantage of:

  • Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarships. 50% or 100% tuition fee awards for outstanding undergraduate and postgraduate applicants
  • North American Athlete Scholarships. If you’re an athlete from the USA applying to study at Master’s level, you could be eligible for our North American Athlete Scholarship.
  • Study Abroad Sports Scholarship. Newcastle University offers varying scholarship awards to encourage Study Abroad athletes to continue participating at a competitive level during their time at Newcastle University.

Visit our undergraduate finance pages or our postgraduate funding and finance database for more information on scholarships and discounts.

Cost of living

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

  • the rent tends to be lower than the UK average
  • 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.

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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 USA who can provide further information and assist you with the submission of your application to Newcastle University. Our contacts are listed below. 

Student Athlete Network

Email: admin@studentathletenetwork.co.uk
Website: www.studentathletenetwork.co.uk

SANDS Educational and Career Consultancy Services

Email: can@sandsconsultancy.ca
W
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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.
 
 

Careers

Careers

Our graduates are in demand 

From social leaders, innovators of industry and famous faces, Newcastle University alumni are leaving their mark across the globe.

Skills for the workplace 

Our courses have strong links with industries which informs both teaching and research carried out at the University. This equips our graduates with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in their chosen career.

Careers service

Our award-winning Careers Service has much to offer its international students. They run various modules as part of courses to equip students for a modern workforce. Their initiatives and events throughout the year can help you plan and begin your job search as soon as you arrive, whether it be part-time jobs or graduate jobs.

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.

Explore our campus and the city of Newcastle upon Tyne by watching our videos or taking a virtual tour.

Representatives from the International Office 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.