University of Cambridge was founded in 1209 when scholars of Oxford University migrated to Cambridge to escape oxford’s riots of “town and gown”. It is the second oldest collegiate research university in Cambridge, United Kingdom that serves more than 18,000 students from all over the world and granted a royal character by Henry III in 1231. It includes 150 academic departments, 31 semi-autonomous colleges, faculties and other institutions organized into six schools.
The university also administered eight cultural and scientific museums such as Fitzwilliam Museum and botanic garden as well. The university is also associated with the development of high-tech business cluster named as “Silicon Fen”. It is the largest technology cluster in Europe. In this review article, we discussed about rankings, programs and tuition fees at University of Cambridge.
1 University of Cambridge Rankings
- Ranked 3 in QS Global World Rankings 2022.
- Ranked 1 in QS WUR Ranking by Subject.
- Ranked 8 in Graduate Employability Rankings.
2 Programs at University of Cambridge
The University of Cambridge offers Bachelor’s degree programmes (5 Life Sciences and Medicine, 16 Arts and Humanities, 6 Social Sciences and Management, 5 Engineering and Technology, 3 Natural Sciences), Master’s degree programmes (18 Life Sciences and Medicine, 10 Natural Sciences, 49 Social Sciences and Management, 33 Arts and Humanities) and Business programmes (Master of Business Administration) as well.
3 University of Cambridge Tuition fee
The tuition fee you pay at University of Cambridge for your course will depend upon whether you’re a domestic or international student. We have provided information below regarding tuition fee for both domestic and international students.
3.1 Tuition fee for Domestic students
The tuition fee for domestic students in 2021 who beginning their undergraduate degree will be £9,250 for one year. The tuition fee hasn’t been set for 2022-2023.
The new and continuing students from October 2021 who come to England from the Islands (Channel Islands and Isle of Man) for the study of higher education on the basis of three year residency in UK or Islands will be eligible for home fee status.
3.2 Tuition fee for International students
The tuition fee for international students will vary depending on the course you’re studying at Cambridge. The fee structure shown below of different courses for international students –
|Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic; Asian and Middle Eastern Studies; History, Education; Classics; Economics; Law; Land Economy; Modern and Medieval Languages; Philosophy; Theology, Religion and Philosophy of Religion; History of Art; Human, Social and Political Sciences||£22,227|
|Music; Architecture; Geography||£29,082|
|Computer Science; Management Studies; Chemical Engineering; Manufacturing Engineering; Natural Sciences; Engineering; Psychological and Behavioural Sciences||£33,825|
|Medical and Veterinary Science||£58,038|
All domestic as well as international students who aren’t eligible for tuition fee support (for example – affiliate students). They normally have to pay college fees in addition to tuition fees of university. The college fee covers the cost of domestic and pastoral services, education and support. The living expenses may be higher if you live at Cambridge or UK during vacations. The minimum resources are required in Cambridge depending on your lifestyle during the year 2020-2021 excluding your college and tuition fees are estimated to be approximately £11,230.
Hopefully, this article has provided an extensive overview of tuition fee at University of Cambridge.