Finance, fees and scholarships

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international tuition fees

Money well spent on a great education

The tuition fees you'll pay are dependent on the type of study you undertake and the course you choose. Follow the link below for more information.

International tuition fees

Queen's international scholarships

Queen's offer a range of scholarships across both undergraduate and postgraduate studies for our prospective international students.

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Undergraduate Scholarships

Designed to assist our undergraduate students

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Postgraduate Scholarships

Masters and research scholarships are available

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Scholarships and additional funding

Queen’s has partnerships with a number of prestigious USA scholarships for postgraduate study.

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Mitchell scholarships

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US Federal Loans

Queen’s is approved by the US Department of Education for participation in the Federal Direct Loan programme

Our School Code is G22736. There are three types of US Federal Loans – Subsidized, Unsubsidized and Plus Loans.

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Suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate

Students can normally borrow up to the full cost of attendance of their programme

This amount is inclusive of tuition fees, subsistence and airfare. Please note US Federal Loans are not available for medicine.

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Cost comparisons


£ sterling

US $


Non-catered accommodation 110 per week 145 per week 182 per week
Non-catered accommodation with ensuite
130 per week 172 per week 216 per week
Application fee/Damage deposit 300 396 498


Food 50 per week 66 per week 83 per week
Personal Expenses e.g. entertainment,
clothes (depending on social life)
40 per week 53 per week 66 per week
Books - Can be borrowed from the Library for two
weeks or overnight, or bought (reasonably
priced University Bookshops)
10 per week 13 per week 17 per week
Local Transportation
(Costs Minimal, as QUB is a campus university)
5 per week 7 per week 8 per week
Cost of a standard return train journey to
Dublin (2 hours)
34 45 56
Cost of an average return flight to London (1 hr)** 50.98 67.29 84.63

Gym Membership
Based on an off-peak student membership - payable per month

One off administration fee for monthly gym membership

(Free off-peak membership of Queen’s Sport for students living in Queen’s Accommodation)

15 per month


20 per month


25 per month


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*All fees are payable in £ sterling. Approximate equivalencies are shown at the following rates (August 2017) US$1.32 = £1 Can$1.66 = £1

** Based on Easyjet flight from various London airports to Belfast International lowest published fare between Jan and June 2017

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