Fees and funding

The tuition fees for all students on the BA (International Honours) are the same regardless of where you live. 

If you begin your studies at the University of St Andrews, you will pay your tuition each year to St Andrews, regardless of where you are studying for any given year. 

Tuition fees

The tuition fee for the BA International Honours programme for academic year 2024/25 is $48,400. The sterling (GBP) equivalent of this fee will be calculated based on the conversion rate report on 1 June 2024.

Living costs

Tuition fees cover tuition only and do not cover:

  • accommodation
  • travel
  • books and printing
  • fines and other penalty fees
  • use of the Sports Centre
  • personal expenses
  • special instructional fees (for example, evening language courses).

You should think about all the costs of living before taking up your study. 

See accommodation fees at the University of St Andrews.

Find out more about how much it costs to live in the UK (UK Council for International Affairs).

Scholarships and funding

The BA International Honours is a unique programme, and students are not eligible for tuition fee funding, loans or maintenance loans from either the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS) or the Student Loans Company (SLC).

BA International Honours Scholarship: Scholarship for Excellence

The BA International Honours Scholarship is available to students entering the first year of a BA International Honours programme at St Andrews. The scholarship contributes $6,000 (USD) towards tuition fees every year. 

USA students

Students from the USA are not eligible for federal funding but can apply for a private loan through Sallie Mae

The BA International Honours programme is not eligible for Veteran Affairs funding through the GI Bill®.