Fees and Payments


How are you paying your Fees?



Please note that in accordance with new legislation there are now no fees for using credit or debit cards.

All students are required to pay the appropriate University course fee in addition to the College fee. Information on fees and living costs can be found here.

The College's fee for 2016/17 is £2,933 for almost all courses. The College fee for 2017/18 will be £3,021.

Students must provide financial evidence, such as a letter from a scholarship sponsor or a bank, to demonstrate that they have the financial capability to pay both sets of fees (College and University) for the first year of the course and provide a financial declaration for the remaining years' fees and all living costs, in order to be accepted by the College. Your funding for the first year of study must be held in cash. Shares, bonds, pension funds and similar savings accounts will not be accepted. You must show that you have held the money for at least 28 days.

If you are using overseas currency, we will expect you to show ( write on the document) the closing balance in pounds sterling. We use the official exchange rate on the OANDA website. Whilst we use the exchange rates provided by OANDA as our guide rates, these may differ from the rates banks use when processing payments and so payments made in foreign currencies may not cover the full GBP amount owing. Students should note that if payments are made through Western Union Business Solutions, the College will be credited for the full amount required in GBP, with the payee knowing in advance the actual cost in their own currency.   

You can prove you have the money if you have:

• Cash in an account in your name: this includes joint accounts with your name if the co-owner sends a letter to verify that they will be content for the ( quote relevant sum) to be used for your support.
• A loan in your name
• Official financial or government sponsorship.

Please note that all funds must be shown in a Savings bank account, as opposed to a current bank account, and shares are not acceptable as proof of funding.

Any partners or children whom you want to bring with you must have documentary proof that they have enough money to support themselves or be supported. For further information see the website of the UK Border Agency.

For those students intending to proceed to a DPhil please supply evidence of funding to support fees for 3 years and maintenance for 4 years.

Please note that, in common with the policy of other colleges, those accepted on a research programme, which includes those taking a DPhil, MLitt and MSc (by research), will be liable for a College continuation charge each term if they have not completed the course by the end of their standard period of fee liability (liability for tuition fees continues for 9 terms). For those accepted for a DPhil course beginning in the academic year 2011-12, and therefore possibly liable for a College continuation charge in 2014-5, the continuation charge will be £104 per term (including the term in which the thesis is submitted, subject to annual inflation). The charge is £110 for 2016/17 (£113 for 2017/18). Please note that the College continuation charge is in addition to the anticipated University continuation charge of £440 per term (subject to annual inflation, 2017/18 University continuation charge will be £455). More information is available on the University website.

For further information on the financial guarantees required for a successful application as well as details on graduate funding available and graduate continuation charges, please see an extract St Cross Junior Members' Handbook and University Website