Your fees, Your University
What’s included in your fees, where the University’s money comes from, and what your fees help to fund.
UK/EU Tuition Fees
|Full-time students||£9,000||£9,250||Previous year’s fees plus an inflationary increase in line with the levels set by the Government.|
|Erasmus+/study year abroad||£1,350||£1,385||15% of the full-time fee|
|Sandwich placement year||£880||£1,800 *||20% of the full-time fee|
* The placement year tuition fee was re-evaluated to take into account the full cost of providing student support and access to University facilities during the placement year.
What's included in your tuition fee
- Lectures, seminars, group work and workshops
- Organisation, invigilation and marking of exams and coursework
- Materials allowance for practical progammes
- Access to state-of-the-art lab kit and facilities
- Careers advice, counselling, disability support, housing and financial advice
- The library, IT, mathematics support, study skills sessions
- Some of our student bursaries and scholarships
- Admission, registration, timetabling and bursaries, scholarships and loans
- Graduation organisation and family tickets
- Free on-campus bus travel
- Maintenance of buildings and campus areas
- Many on-campus sports facilities
- Students’ Union membership
- Some arts activities
What's not included
- Hire of graduation gowns
- Casual booking of sports facilities, gym and swim membership, fitness and dance classes
- Membership of sports clubs, societies and the Students Union’ Media Centre
- Parking permits
How universities in the UK are funded
2007-08 When UK undergraduates were paying £3,000 per year in tuition fees…
- The Government provided 36.2% of universities’ funding.
- 15.8% came from grants for research.
- Hall fees, catering and donations, for instance, accounted for 21.3% of universities’ funding.
- And 26.7% of universities’ income came from students’ tuition fees.
2012-13 When UK undergraduates first paid £9,000 per year in tuition fees…
- The Government provided just 24.1% of universities’ funding.
- 16.4% came from grants for research.
- Hall fees, catering and donations, for instance, accounted for 19.5% of universities’ funding.
- And 40% of universities’ income came from students’ tuition fees.
Where Loughborough's money comes from
The University's income and expenditure for 2014-15
The University’s income for 2014-15 £271.1 million
The University’s expenditure in 2014-15 £261.5 million
* The University submits an Access Agreement to the Office For Fair Access (OFFA) on an annual basis for approval, outlining its commitments in terms of investment in student financial support and initiatives to widen access to higher education, enhance student success and progression. View the University’s Access Agreements.